The UCAS Guide to Getting Into University and College

Author: UCAS.

Publisher: Ucas

ISBN: 9781843611363

Category: College applications

Page: 368

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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.
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The UCAS Guide to Getting Into Economics, Finance and Accountancy

Information on Careers, Entry Routes and Applying to University and College

Author: UCAS

Publisher: University & College Admissions Service (Ucas)

ISBN: 9781908077172

Category:

Page: 300

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Each title in this series helps students, parents and schools access good quality, useful information on some of the most competitive subject areas. The books cover advice on applying through UCAS, routes to qualification, course details, job prospects, case studies and career advice.
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How to Complete Your UCAS Application 2013 entry

Author: Beryl Dixon,UCAS

Publisher: Crimson Publishing

ISBN: 184455533X

Category: Education

Page: 160

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Do you need advice to ensure your UCAS application stands out from the crowd? Are you confused by the application process? The UCAS application can seem daunting and strange. With so much pressure on this one application to get you into the university of your dreams you want to get it right. How to Complete Your UCAS Application Form 2013 entry is here to help and unravels the UCAS system so you can breeze through the process. With clear details on the admissions procedure, interviews and offers you'll have all the information at your fingertips to make the UCAS process as simple as possible so you can concentrate on acing your exams. As well as details of the whole UCAS process from applications and academic requirements to clearing, How to Complete Your UCAS Application Form 2013 entry includes advice on: - Course choices and where to apply - Creating your personal statement - Higher education and if it's right for you - What do do if you miss the grades needed for entry - Non-standard applications including medical schools and Oxbridge Written with the UCAS team How to Complete Your UCAS Application Form 2013 entry has insider knowledge and demystifies the whole process for you.
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Getting into Nursing

Author: Karen Elcock

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1473927471

Category: Medical

Page: 176

View: 534

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This book helps potential nursing students succeed in getting into nursing. It gives practical help on the application process: filling out application forms; passing numeracy and literacy tests; and succeeding at interviews. It also explains what nurses do, what personal qualities are needed and what is involved in nursing training, so applicants can decide whether nursing is really for them. This book has been carefully shaped to answer all of the common questions applicants are likely to have, along with many they will not yet have thought of. It has been updated in light of the recommendations in the Francis Report and covers values-based recruitment, the importance of compassion in practice and considers the needs of non-traditional applicants and mature students. Features of the book include: practice numeracy and literacy tests to help students face their interview day with confidence all the information students need given in one place with no need to trawl through countless websites looking for answers to questions helpful advice on choosing the right course and succeeding in the application top tips and stories from real nurses, students, patients and lecturers that explore 'from the inside' what nursing is like example interviews to help students prepare for the big day.
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Getting into Pharmacy and Pharmacology Courses

Author: Bridget Hutchings

Publisher: Crimson Publishing

ISBN: 191106777X

Category: Education

Page: 128

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A degree in pharmacy or pharmacology can lead on to a whole range of exciting career opportunities. To successfully win your university place, you will not only need excellent grades, but also a passion for the subject and an impeccable application that will make an impression on admissions tutors.Now in a brand new edition, Getting into Pharmacy and Pharmacology Courses is packed with detailed advice and up-to-date information on what you need to do to secure a place on the course of your choice and take the first steps towards your dream career.Featuring first-hand case studies from current students and recent graduates, this guide will lead you through every step of the process, including:Advice on choosing the right course and university for youDetails of the different careers a pharmacy or pharmacology degree can lead toInformation on securing vital work experience placementsGuidance on preparing a winning UCAS application and personal statement Support on how to prepare for, and shine at, interviewFounded in 1973, MPW, a group of independent sixth-form colleges, has one of the highest number of university placements each year of any independent school in the UK and has developed considerable expertise in the field of applications strategy. They author the Getting Into Guides which explain the application process for many popular university subjects.
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The Routledge Guide to Working in Criminal Justice

Employability skills and careers in the Criminal Justice sector

Author: Ester Ragonese,Anne Rees,Jo Ives,Terry Dray

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113509277X

Category: Social Science

Page: 318

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Every year thousands of people compete for employment in the UK. Employability and the ability to demonstrate the skills, attributes and behaviours required in a full-time job have become integral to securing employment and developing a career. This book aims to offer a one-stop guide to becoming employable and to careers in the Criminal Justice Sector and beyond, exploring the key organizations and employers in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, explaining how they operate and detailing how they are changing. Written in an engaging and accessible style by four experts on employability and the Criminal Justice Sector, this book combines useful hints on becoming employable with helpful insights from those working in specific sectors. The book covers careers in: probation, the police, prisons, the courts, prosecution services and advocacy, youth justice. Packed with hints and tips, advice from current students, useful web links and lists of recommended reading, this book provides a clear guide to the career decision-making and transition processes and covers the essential elements required to making the first step towards securing a job in the above sectors. It will be essential reading for those who want to forge a successful career in any area of the Criminal Justice Sector.
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How to write your UCAS personal statement and get into university: The Ultimate Guide

Author: Mohan-pal Singh Chandan

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1496979141

Category: Education

Page: 100

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Written by the experts at PersonalStatementChecker.com, this is the definitive guide to UCAS applications and personal statements for anyone applying to university. It covers the realistic challenges faced by applicants and breaks these down into easy-to-follow steps. PersonalStatementChecker.com’s online customers regularly get into their first-choice universities, and How to Write Your UCAS Personal Statement and Get into University: The Ultimate Guide contains a tried-and-tested, high-quality personal statement walkthrough based on their twenty-five years of combined experience. You will not find such detailed UCAS personal statement advice in any other publication. Amongst many other topics, you’ll learn how to make your personal statement stand out from the crowd, how to write an impressive introduction and conclusion, and how to sell yourself in the best possible light. The final section of How to Write Your UCAS Personal Statement and Get into University: The Ultimate Guide includes dedicated chapters for each of the most popular and competitive subject areas including medicine, dentistry, nursing, law, economics, business, psychology, and many more. Each chapter covers how to write your personal statement and what admissions tutors are looking for in interviews and in your application overall. This guide is indispensable for all schools, colleges, and individual applicants. If you want to know what admissions tutors are really looking for in your application, read this book today. Get into your dream university and secure your future today with PersonalStatementChecker.com.
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A Practical Guide to University and College Management

Beyond Bureaucracy

Author: Steve Denton,Sally Brown

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135283249

Category: Education

Page: 344

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Written for Higher Education managers and administrators, A Practical Guide to University and College Management is a highly accessible text that offers practical guidance on how to manage the day-to-day life of universities. The authors take a proactive approach and offer a range of good practice examples and solutions, designed to resolve the dilemmas that arise in today’s rapidly changing higher education environment. Drawing on a wealth of management experience, this edited collection pulls together advice and practical guidance from expert managers working in the field of Higher Education. Each chapter is underpinned by theoretical perspectives to support invaluable pragmatic hints, mini-case studies, practical examples, and sample guidelines. The book covers four main areas: Selecting and inducting students: This section outlines the essential process for targeting, attracting, recruiting and inducting students Managing throughout the university year: Advice on the student experience, from the admissions process right up to graduation Assuring the quality of the student learning experience: How to manage course administration, student learning through assessment, student complaints and issues of quality assurance Maximising staff and student engagement: This section looks at how to maximise commitment and involvement by both staff and students, and includes approaches and examples of engagement implementation at other universities A Practical Guide to College and University Management will be of interest to Higher Education managers, administrators, and anyone looking for a pragmatic "how to" navigational guide that informs the working life of a university, from attracting students through to graduation. It offers managers and administrators essential training and support required to promote highly successful and efficient Higher Education Institutions, and is essential reading for anyone who works in university administration or aspires to do so. Sally Brown is Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Assessment, Learning and Teaching at Leeds Metropolitan University. She has published widely on innovations in teaching, learning and particularly assessment. Steve Denton is Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Registrar and Secretary at Leeds Metropolitan University bringing together University-wide student administrative and support services, including governance and legal matters, the academic registry, planning, student services, communication and marketing and widening access and participation.
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The Student Finance Guide

Fees, Grants and what it Costs

Author: Sean Coughlan

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 9780749444280

Category: Student aid

Page: 188

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Student loans, tuition fees, and accommodation costs have all made the fear of debt a major consideration for students. The UCAS Guide to Student Finance, published in association with UCAS, offers straightforward guidance and advice to students facing the prospect of managing their finances for the first time. Reliable and Informative, this readable guide will cover all areas affecting student finance. It will not only help students to plan their money for the years of study but provide advice on what to do should they get into debt. Sources of additional funding, guidance on the types of paid employment available, the balance between work and study, and graduate career choices all have a part to play in helping students tackle their concerns about debt in a practical and measured way. The UCAS Guide to Student Finance will help them to do just that.
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The Mature Student'S Guide To Higher Education

Author: Pritchard, Linda,Roberts, Leila

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335217737

Category: Education

Page: 159

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This guide enables adults to manage the transition to study by demystifying aspects of higher education with regard to course choice, modes of study, and what to expect. It aims to encourage mature students to acquire a range of skills, but also to develop the skills they already possess.
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