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... Point is, in the UCAS directory it is hard to look for a range of subjects like this, even though they are so similar. I procured a copy of the CDROM, which was infinitely more useful. I could search for maths courses, narrow it down to ones that also involved computing, and there I was. It ... Read review

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Community Level 2Greeny

Greeny

Get the CDROM version

AdvantagesComplete yet concise

DisadvantagesBook isn't helpful for Joint Schools courses

"...Mathematics. Point is, in the UCAS directory it is hard to look for a range of subjects like this, even though they are so similar. I procured a copy of the CDROM, which was infinitely more useful. I could search for maths courses, narrow it down to ones that also involved computing, and there I was. It has been said in the past that schools usually don't have enough copies of the disc. True enough, many don't. But I'm sure every sixth form has ..." Read review
22.12.2000

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Community Level 4Telute

Telute

The yellow pages of the university world

AdvantagesYou can recycle it

DisadvantagesThey naver have enough copies of the CD-ROM version to go around

"...free so we can forgive UCAS if they don't spend to much time making it user friendly. Overall it contains the same info as the website. University courses are listed under the universities, and it has all the little numbers you need for your UCAS form. The problems begin when you know what you want to do but aren't sure where. Unlike the website you can only find things in the directroy by looking under the right university. These are at least ..." Read review
22.12.2000

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Community Level 5sam123

sam123

A great place to begin looking for a uni

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Disadvantages-

"...you want to do, the UCAS handbook is an excellent source to chose which course to do and where, and it especially comes in handy when you are applying for a University place. It lists the institutions across the country, and the courses they offer. This way you can find out which Universities offer which courses. However they do not list the entry requirements, just which course they offer, you can check what the entry requirements are by looking ..." Read review
27.04.2001

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Community Level 2cat02

cat02

outdated waste of paper

Advantagesa good reference point

Disadvantagessuperceeded by CD-ROM and internet services.

"every person entering the ucas system gets this - thats hundreds of copies per college or sixthform. and reading the other comments you can see guess how thick it is. five years ago, even two, this book was a veritable mine of information for the 17-18 year old poring over it, imagining the thrills of taking bookbinding or calligraphy for three years, but now, with the excellent CD and website, the book is reduntant. using the book, you have ..." Read review
14.06.2001

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