Over 700,000 people apply for a HE course through UCAS every year. The process can seem daunting, but students can make sure that their application stands out with this practical guide. Covering each stage with clear, simple steps, it includes vital information on choosing a course, creating a winning personal statement and using the Apply system.
This annually updated guide has been helping students stay off the reject pile for 30 years. With step-by-step guidance on how to fill in your UCAS application, and helpful tip boxes throughout, it provides vital advice on avoiding common mistakes and making your personal statement stand out.
Publisher: University & College Admissions Service (Ucas)
Release Date: 2012
Genre: College applications
This guide to getting into university and college contains the entire research and application process, bringing together the combined expertise of UCAS staff, along with insights and tips from students who have experienced the process first-hand.
Author: Brian Heap
Release Date: 2015-05-01
The only independent guide with the essential information students need to choose and apply for their ideal university course, including UCAS points, entry requirements and advice on how to choose the right course and university.
Author: John O’Leary
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
Release Date: 2013-11-07
Genre: Study Aids
The Times Good University Guide is an essential tool that gives you all the information you need to make the crucial decision of where to study, and how to make the crucial financial decisions about going to University – bestselling, objective and authoritative. Note depending on your device, tables may view best in landscape mode.
How do you apply to the right courses and universities for you? the latest higher education entry statistics show that this year large numbers of well-qualified students won't win university places because of the huge number of applicants combined with cuts in the number of university places available. on top of that, universities and colleges are setting their offers higher for places on courses in 2012 so it'll be even tougher to beat the other applicants. You need an independent, reliable guide to selecting the university degree course of your choice. Now in its 42nd edition, HEAP 2012 is the definitive guide to university entrance offers in the UK and could help you win one of those fought-for places. Written by Brian Heap, the UK's leading expert on higher education, HEAP 2012: University Degree Course Offers contains all the essential information you need to choose and apply to your ideal university degree course. It lists degree courses available at universities and colleges throughout the UK and the grades, UCAS points or equivalent that you need to achieve to get on to each course listed. With HEAP 2012, you can find out how to begin choosing your course, criteria to base your choice on, whether you are suited to a sandwich course or a course with a year abroad and how to apply for funding. With HEAP 2012 you can be sure you'll make informed choices of degree course and university and be one step closer to making a great university application and studying a great course at your ideal university. Frequently dubbed 'the guru of university choice' by national newspapers, Brian Heap is a highly respected careers adviser and author who has been helping students get into university for over 40 years. He has written several bestselling higher education publications, and regularly writes for the national press.
Author: Ankit Sinha
Publisher: Oxford Medical Training
Release Date: 2017-11-07
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
The comprehensive guide to achieving success in your first challenge to becoming a doctor, from application through to a confident interview performance. We guide you from the first stages of application right through to a confident medical school interview performance. We describe what Medical Schools are actually looking for and the different formats used by each specific university. These include Multiple Mini Interview and panel interview formats as well as academic assessments. We advise you on the best methods of collating your application, develop confidence and to perform with both style and substance. Several chapters are dedicated to developing your knowledge of the UK's healthcare system, medical ethics and common diseases. These are designed to equip you with the ability to confidently respond to the challenges you will face. Finally, we provide you with structured answers for a broad range of interview questions.
Author: James Barton
Release Date: 2017-04-21
Medicine is an incredibly popular career choice and competition for university places is tougher than ever. This new edition covers everything applicants need to know to secure their place at medical school, including advice on preparing a winning application, up-to-date topical medical issues, and details of the BMAT and revised UKCAT tests.
Updated annually to include all the vital details of the latest admissions procedures, Getting into Oxford & Cambridge tells you everything you need to know to get onto the course of your choice. With invaluable information and step-by-step guidance, the book will lead you through every step of the process.
Author: John O'Leary
Publisher: Harper Uk
Release Date: 2002
How do you find the best university for the subject you wish to study? This guide gives facts, figures and comparative assessments of universities. It takes the key measures of quality as its focus, so you can make informed choices of university and subjects. Original and controversial, the rankings provide hard data and analyses, interpreted and presented by a team of experts. This 2003 edition has been expanded and offers a league table ranking Britain's universities, over 60 tables giving the best universities for particular subjects, and advice on how to select a course and a university. There is also guidance on how to apply and pay your way through university and information specifically designed for international students.
Author: Dr. Rohan Agarwal
Publisher: RAR Medical Services Limited
Release Date: 2018-02-13
“A journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step…” As you may have already experienced, hardest part of a big project is the first step. It’s easy to plan to start something, but when it actually comes to writing the first words, what do you do? As you stare at the blank page in front of you, how can you fill it? Published by the UKs Leading University Admissions Company, the Ultimate UCAS Personal Statement Guide is the most comprehensive personal statement book available. It contains detailed expert advice for every stage of the writing process; from starting the opening sentence to making the finishing touches. It also includes 100 Successful UCAS Personal Statements for all major subjects - so you can see what the admissions tutors at your university like (and don’ t like!). With contributions and advice from over 25 Specialist Tutors, this is a MUST-BUY for those looking to secure their dream university place.
Listing over 70,000 different course options, 1000 subjects and over 300 institutions to choose from, this book outlines what is involved in the study of a subject and how the courses may vary from one institution to another.
Inspired by the first-hand experiences of those studying early childhood education and care, this book supports students as they gain advanced knowledge and skills, and embark on the journey from inexperienced student to graduate professional. Bringing together advanced theory, links to research, and illustrative case studies, Advanced Work-based Practice in the Early Years enables students to consolidate learning by applying theory to practice and identifying the skills, knowledge and personal traits which will help them succeed as a graduate practitioner. Chapters address a wealth of topical issues relating to both the development of the child and the student’s own professional development. Areas of focus include ethical practice, safeguarding and child protection, the voice of the child, the role of the mentor, observation, assessment and the social and cultural factors which may impact on a child’s development. Including reflective activities, practical tips, and examples of student experience throughout, this is an essential text for all early years students as they make the transition from academic study to professional practice.