Heap 2011: University Degree Course Offers

Heap 2011: University Degree Course Offers : The Essential Guide to Winning Your Place at University

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Written by Brian Heap, the UK's leading expert on higher education, this 41st edition of HEAP 2011: University Degree Course Offers contains all the essential information you need to choose and apply to your ideal university degree course. It includes information on all of the 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 every single course. It also provides detailed information about how to apply to a course, how to fill in your UCAS application and what you need to write in your personal statement to make a strong impression on university admissions tutors. This comprehensive book also features advice on how to begin choosing your course, what criteria to base your choice on, whether you are suited to a sandwich course or a course with a year abroad, how to apply to American universities and how to apply for funding.
With all of this crucial information packed into one book you have all you need at your fingertips for applying to university; with this knowledge you can be sure to make the best university application possible and be one step closer to studying a great course at your ideal university.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 720 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 37mm | 1,219g
  • Trotman Publishing
  • Richmond, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 41st edition
  • 1844552462
  • 9781844552467
  • 608,207

Review quote

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

This guide contains useful, practical information for all university applicants and those advising them. I heartily recommend it. --Dr John Dunford, General Secretary, Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL)
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About Brian Heap

Brian Heap is a highly respected careers advisor and bestselling author who regularly writes for the national press, including The Daily Telegraph.
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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. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
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