How to apply for a Master's: a step-by-step guide

A Master’s degree can help you refine your career goals as you immerse yourself in a subject you're passionate about. You’ll develop skills highly valued by employers in your chosen discipline and apply your ideas and experience to your studies. If that sounds like the next step you want to take,...

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How to Write a Personal Statement for Electronic & Electrical Engineering

Are you interested in studying Electronic and Electrical Engineering degree? Engineering can be quite a competitive subject area, but don't worry, we're here to help you write a personal statement that's sure to impress.  To help you with your application, we spoke to Richard Glenton, the Deputy...

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How to Write a Personal Statement for Nutrition

Are you interested in studying a Food and Human Nutrition degree? One of the first steps to applying to the degree is to write your personal statement.  To help you with your application to study Human Nutrition we spoke with Dr Tom Hill, the Degree Programme Director, to find out what he looks for...

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How important are predicted grades?

Predicted grades help show a university how academically capable you are, and whether you’re likely to achieve the entry requirements needed for the degree you want to study. They’re the results your teachers think you’ll achieve, whether that’s at A Level, in your Scottish Highers, or equivalent...

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How to Prepare for University Interviews 2021

Whether you do a university interview or not will depend on where you want to study and what course. If you’re expecting to interview for a place at university, read on to discover answers to some of the most commonly asked questions from applicants. So, you’ve got an interview at a prospective...

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How to Write a Personal Statement for Music

Music is an incredibly competitive degree, so how can you make sure you stand out in your application? We asked Dr Adam Behr, the Admissions Tutor here at Newcastle University, what he looks for in the perfect music personal statement. There is a lot of pressure on applicants to nail their personal...

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Can I get into university if I’m studying BTECs?

Are you a BTEC student and thinking about applying to university? Find out everything you need to know about university entry requirements and whether universities accept BTEC qualifications in our latest blog. If you’re wondering if you can get into university with BTEC qualifications, we’ve...

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How to apply for university accommodation

Moving in to university halls and living on your own, probably for the first time in your life, is a huge part of the student experience. Finding the right accommodation is key to helping you build the confidence and life skills that will make living in halls a time of amazing memories and even...

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What is the difference between a BSc and BA Hons?

There’s lots to think about when choosing an undergraduate degree and lots of new names and terminology to understand. Most degrees will have BA or BSc attached to their titles – but what do BA and BSc mean? And what is the difference between them? Find out in our latest blog… Quickly find answers...

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