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Y12 Information Application Evening.  The importance of choosing a course  Choosing a university  Costs  Home Status  Applied Learning  Art and.

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Presentation on theme: "Y12 Information Application Evening.  The importance of choosing a course  Choosing a university  Costs  Home Status  Applied Learning  Art and."— Presentation transcript:

1 Y12 Information Application Evening

2  The importance of choosing a course  Choosing a university  Costs  Home Status  Applied Learning  Art and Design  UCAS  Conservatoires  The UCAS Form  Offers  Students choosing UK in 2012  Offers for 2013 Entry Y12 Information Application Evening

3   Academic interest/follow a clear career path  Course content and teaching method  Competition for places on popular courses  Entry profiles [available on UCAS website]  Course specific requirements  Additional admissions Tests  “Passion” –the personal statement  Commitment to CAS rather than a list, linked to choice of course if possible.  Interviews Y12 Information Application Evening

4  Oxbridge: e.g. TSA, [Thinking Skills Assessment]  ELAT, [English Literature] EMLAT [European Modern Languages] HAT, [History] LAT, [Languages] MAT [Maths and Computer Science], PAT [Physics],  STEP or college’s own test  Biomedicine, Dentistry, Medicine, Vet Science: e.g. BMAT, UKCAT [ services/medicine-and-healthcare/bmat/about-bmat/] [] services/medicine-and-healthcare/bmat/about-bmat/  Law: e.g. LNAT []  Education Degrees with QTS – PTS [skills test] [ ment/professional ininganddevelopment/professional] ment/professional ininganddevelopment/professional

5  Location – campus/city  Reputation  Ranking – league tables Times/ Guardian  Teaching [Quality Assurance Agency]  Research [Research Assessment Exercise]  Graduate satisfaction  Graduate destination  Links with industry  Accommodation  Age requirement  Visits and open days Y12 Information Application Evening

6 University of Sheffield2013- 14 Arts, Law, Social Science £12,660 per year Archaeology, Architecture, Geography, Journalism, Maths £14,680 per year Sciences, Engineering, Non-clinical Medicine & Dentistry £16,640 per year Clinical Years of Medicine [last 3 years] & Dentistry [last 4 years] £30,080 per year King’s College London2013- 14 All classroom-based programmes eg. Law, Business Management, Maths £15,000 per year All laboratory based programmes eg. Sciences, Geography, Music, Pre-clinical Medicine & Dentistry £19,000 per year Clinically-based Programmes £35,000 per year Y12 Information Application Evening

7  Fee code should be 02 [International/Private Finance is 01]  Student needs to know their Local Authority  Family should be ordinarily resident in the UK.   Parents should be able to show ties to UK.  Having a home there or a renewable contract here may help to prove this. A UK address is essential.  Email the universities well before applying to check this.  You will need to fill in an assessment form.

8 Type one universities  [ Traditional: research universities-courses with applied learning components ]  Bath  Birmingham  Brunel  Dundee  Kent  Loughborough  Newcastle  Stirling  Strathclyde Type two universities  [ Applied Learning Focus]  Bournemouth  Brighton  Canterbury Christchurch  Leeds Metropolitan  Manchester Metropolitan  Northumbria  Nottingham Trent  Oxford Brookes  University of Wales Institute  University of West of England Y12 Information Application Evening

9  One Year Art Foundation Direct Application:  Universities with Foundation Programmes: Loughborough University, School of Art and Design; UWIC Cardiff; Oxford Brooks  Dedicated Art Schools: Central St Martins; Chelsea College of Art and Design; Kent Institute of Art and Design; Falmouth, Ravensbourne  Three Year Undergraduate Degrees Through UCAS Most universities prefer students to come through the foundation programmes unless the portfolio can show strong evidence of an ability to access the degree programme. Students entering at degree level would need to be certain of their specialism. [also has league table]

10  Course Search – entry profiles  works/undergraduate [includes: eg. course content, entry requirements, fees, reasons for choosing the university.]  The UCAS Tariff – [please refer to booklet]  UCAS APPLY: Manages applications to undergraduate degree programmes  5 choices – one online application form  UCAS TRACK - Managing offers –– Firm/Insurance  UCAS Extra  Results day – Confirmation and Clearing Y12 Information Application Evening

11  If you want to get into a music, dance or drama course at a conservatoire that's part of the Conservatoires UK Admissions Service (CUKAS), you'll need to apply through the CUKAS application system.  We appreciate that researching, applying, auditioning and accepting can be quite a bit to do, so we've put together lots of advice to help you along your way – [UCAS website]  works/performing-arts

12  Students set up account in school  Online form – simple format with drop-down boxes  Check course code/campus code if applicable  Check correct title and board for IGCSEs/GCSEs  Personal Statement checked by tutor  Form checked by Careers Team  Payment by credit card –cost £23 [for 2013 entry]  School reference  Deadlines – Oxford/Cambridge/Medical  - other subjects  MAKE SURE TO CHECK THE HELP BOXES IF UNCERTAIN Y12 Information Application Evening

13  The institutions you have applied to will look at many factors when choosing who to accept. These can include:  Qualifications  Personal statement – [passion for the subject is key!]  Reference  Interview  Portfolio  Admissions tests  An admissions tutor may make one of three decisions:  Unconditional offer  Conditional offer  Unsuccessful  Or they may offer a place on an alternative course

14  The UCAS Tariff – works/explore-your-options/entry- requirements/tariff-tables  Combining BTEC and IB Certificates  Higher Level subjects  Examinations taken outside school  Accepting a Firm and Insurance Y12 Information Application Evening

15 UniversitySubject CambridgeNat Sciences: Physics University of EdinburghMedicine, History, Architecture LSEPolitical Science, Humanities UCLHumanities, Archaeology WarwickLaw, Biology, Economics, Accounting Oxford BrookesHotel Management LoughboroughArt and Design Foundation University of the Creative Arts Art and Design Leeds MetropolitanMarketing Leeds College of MusicMusic KingstonFilm Production

16 UniversitySubject CambridgeLaw Imperial CollegeChemistry, Bio-Chemistry, Actuarial Science UCLArchitecture, Law, Chemistry KCLDentistry, Pharmacy NewcastleMedicine, Dentistry, History EdinburghInternational Relations, Economics, Veterinary Science Manchester MetropolitanBusiness Management, Landscape Architecture LoughboroughArt and Design Foundation Nottingham TrentSports and Exercise Science, Interior Architecture BrightonGeography


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