What subjects do Russell Group universities prefer?

What subjects do Russell Group universities prefer?

The Russell Group, which represents 24 leading UK universities, defines facilitating subjects as:

  • English literature.
  • History.
  • Modern languages – e.g. French, German, Spanish etc.
  • Classical languages – e.g. Latin, Ancient Greek.
  • Maths and further maths.
  • Physics.
  • Biology.
  • Chemistry.

Which universities are included in the Russell Group?

The full list of Russell Group members is as follows:

  • University of Birmingham.
  • University of Bristol.
  • University of Cambridge.
  • Cardiff University.
  • Durham University.
  • University of Edinburgh.
  • University of Exeter.
  • University of Glasgow.

What do Russell Group universities look for?

The Russell Group universities not only look for students with top class A Levels, they also want them to be in subjects that are relevant to the course they are applying for. Many courses offered at Russell Group universities build on the knowledge and skills the student acquired during sixth form or college.

Is it hard to get into a Russell Group uni?

Are Russell Group Universities Harder to Get Into? The short answer is yes – depending on the course, Russell Group Universities have high entry requirements compared to most other universities.

Which A-level is hardest?

The 12 hardest A-Level subjects are Mathematics, Further Mathematics, History, Chemistry, Biology and Physics. The list also includes English Literature, Art, Psychology, Computer Programming and Music. You might be looking at some of these subjects and thinking, “No way!

Is Ivy League the same as Russell Group?

The Russell Group is the equivalent of the American Ivy League of prestigious universities. It is a self-selected body representing Britain’s foremost research-led universities, has its own executive committee, effectively a policy steering group, and is advertising for a chief executive.

Is UCL part of the Russell Group?

The Russell Group was originally founded in 1994 and in the QS World University Rankings 2022, four of the top 10 universities in the world – Oxford, Cambridge, Imperial College London and University College London – are Russell Group members.

Is University of Bath a Russell Group?

For instance, universities like Bath are often considered to be Russell Group but Bath is not a Russell Group university!” Bath, along with St Andrews, are indeed often mistaken for members of the Russell Group because of their high performance across the board in various league tables.

Which is the easiest Russell Group university to get into?

Russell Group Acceptance Rates University of Edinburgh: 51% (in 2020) University of Leeds: 76% University of Nottingham: 75.2% University of Sheffield: 76.2%

Is it hard to get into a Russell Group university?

Do you need a language to get into a Russell Group university?

Is it true that a modern foreign language at GCSE or equivalent is required for entry to Russell Group universities? Our institutions very much value language skills but there is no universal entry requirement that students must have studied a modern foreign language at GCSE or equivalent.

Why choose a Russell Group University?

The Russell Group universities produce over two-thirds of the global research contributed by all the universities in the UK. All universities are globally ranked universities including four in the top ten. Research produced by the Russell Group supports over 3,00,000 jobs in the UK.

Is the University of Oxford a Russell Group University?

The University of Oxford is one of the founding members of the Russell Group. What is the Russell Group? The Russell Group is a group of 24 universities in the United Kingdom with a shared focus on research and a reputation for academic achievement.

Does the Russell Group have an admission policy for members?

The Russell Group does not administer or coordinate admissions policies for its members, and each university and each course will have its own entry requirements. We strongly advise you to check the guidance given by institutions very carefully. This information should be easily accessible on universities’ websites or in their prospectuses.

Is the English Baccalaureate required for entry to Russell Group universities?

The English Baccalaureate includes academic subjects highly valued by the Russell Group but it is not required for entry to any Russell Group university. With the exception of English and Maths, and in a few cases a Modern Foreign Language, most universities have no universal entry requirements in terms of specific GCSE subjects.