Heap 2010

Heap 2010 : University Degree Course Offers

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Now in its 40th year, Degree Course Offers 2010 provides fully updated information for students applying to university for 2010 entry including new information about Widening Participation and Admissions tests. For each subject covered, universities are listed in descending UCAS tariff point order to allow students to clearly see where their predicted or achieved grades could win them a place. Also included are sections on student finance, useful information for international students, and specific details about the same courses at different universities and what they each offer.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 720 pages
  • 156 x 234mm
  • Crimson Publishing
  • Trotman & Co Ltd
  • Richmond, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 40th edition
  • 1844551822
  • 9781844551828
  • 1,013,230

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Heap 2010:University Degree Course Offers The essential guide to winning your place at university 40th edition Brian Heap Heap 2010 is a first-stop reference for applicants choosing higher education courses. It details all the key facts that applicants need at their fingertips, including: "X How to select the right degree subject "X A guide to the universities and colleges available "X The courses offered, what they involve and how they are taught "X The application process, including the new UCAS arrangements for Art and Design applications "X How to write a personal statement, including tips from admissions tutors "X A subject-by-subject guide to offers for courses in grades and/or UCAS tariff points (listed in descending tariff points order for quick comparison) "X Subject-specific advice on course choice, admissions process and graduate destinations "X Information for international students. New for this edition "X New 2010 entry UCAS points tariff and policies to date on A* A level grades, module/unit grade information, the Advanced Diploma, the Extended Project and the Cambridge Pre-U Diploma "X Information about the Widening Participation scheme and policies on offers "X Applications to Irish and American universities "X Results of the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise. Brian Heap is the guru of higher education and has been writing and advising on choosing universities and courses and how to get a place for 40 years. He is also the author of Choosing Your Degree Course & University and University Scholarships, Awards & Bursaries.show more

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The course-listings bible -The Guardian The most comprehensive guide- The Daily Telegraph. Degree Course Offers is probably the UK's longest running and best known reference work on the subject. --Universityadvice.co.uk The most comprehensive guide. --The Daily Telegraph Degree Course Offers is probably the UK's longest running and best known reference work on the subject. --Universityadvice.co.uk The most comprehensive guide. --The Daily Telegraph Degree Course Offers is probably the UK's longest running and best known reference work on the subject. --Universityadvice.co.ukshow more

About Brian Heap

Dubbed by The Independent newspaper as the guru of higher education, Brian Heap is regarded as the UK's leading higher education expert. Brian is the best selling author of several key higher education publications and has had extensive experience in guidance work in the fields of careers, degree courses and entry into higher education; he was also a founder member of the National Association of Careers and Guidance Teachers. A well known and respected careers advisor and author, Brian has been helping students get into university for nearly 40 years. Brian has an international reputation as an authority on British universities and their courses, his research commencing in 1969 when he revealed information, in the first edition of Degree Course Offers, on the practice of universities setting entry levels by way of A level grades. Since then he has written over 50 books on careers and university courses, his current leading publications being Degree Course Offers (now in its 40th year), Choosing Your Degree Course (11th edition) and University Scholarships, Awards & Bursaries (8th edition). He has been a regular broadcaster with the BBC for many years and has acted as programme consultant for several radio and TV programmes supported by four BBC publications. He has been a regular contributor in the Daily Telegraph and the Sunday press and for two years had a monthly column in the Guardian. He was also involved in the establishment of the British University in Dubai and is on the Advisory panel. He runs his own private consultancy (the Higher Education Advice and Planning Service), and travels extensively in the UK and abroad lecturing on higher education in the UK.show more