# What UMS did you get in maths? Watch

1. (Original post by rakusmaximus)
I got 479 (1 UMS off an A ) and my private tutor says I would be capable of taking maths at Uni, even though I'm not.
It's not really the answer you were looking for but hey...
whether you're good enough of doing maths at uni is not down to a-levels. More down to your motivation and whether you indeed like the sort of maths at uni! I started a maths degree but dropped out after a year because I hated uni maths, but I loved a-level maths. Uni maths is all proof. Google: Analysis, sets and group, linear algebra. It's all bull ****! I ended up doing a geophysics degree. Enjoyed it far more
2. (Original post by DJMayes)
Maths - 595/600 - A*

C1 - 99
C2 - 100
C3 - 100
C4 - 100
M1 - 100
D1 - 96

Further Maths - 600/600 - A*

FP1 - 100
FP2 - 100
FP3 - 100
M3 - 100
M5 - 100
S4 - 100

Additional Further Maths - 559/600 - A*

S1 - 95
S2 - 96
S3 - 91
M2 - 92
M4 - 91
D2 - 94

Will be studying Maths (G100) at Cambridge come October.
I didn't know that arrangement was possible, I thought modules had to go chronologically! (ie, you couldn't have M3 or 4 or 5 in FM without having M2 in FM as well.)
3. Now for the lowest grade here I'm sure lol
70- C1
76- C2
80-S1
73- C3
75- C4
73-D1

447/600

Studying mathematics BSc at Brunel
4. C1 - 92
C2 - 93
S1 - 96
C3 - 85
C4 - 90
S1 - 84

So I got an A overall with 540/600 UMS I'm off to do Medicine though so I'm not sure how useful these numbers will be to you.
5. Hey its nice to meet you,

I got
C1- 92
C2- 94
S1- 89
C3- 74
C4- 88
S2- 97
Total UMS = 534/600 which is an A grade
I am currently studying Maths at UCLAN
I didn't know that arrangement was possible, I thought modules had to go chronologically! (ie, you couldn't have M3 or 4 or 5 in FM without having M2 in FM as well.)
I did not think so either; so it was a shock on results day. Based on it I don't think Edexcel have any rules governing re-arrangement of the applied modules after Maths is said and done.
7. (Original post by martynsteel)
He chased me about making sure I got an A, who is this btw?

Edit: Ah Nathan Simpson...
You're like the only one besides me I've actually seen on here from our school :L
8. (Original post by Pterodactyl)
C1 - 100
C2 - 89
C3 - 97
C4 - 100
S1 - 100
S2 - 100
586/600 for Maths

FP1 - 99
FP2 - 100
FP3 - 100
FP4 - 100
M1 - 100
D1 - 96
595/600 for Further Maths

I am about to study Maths at Warwick (bare in mind you will need to take STEP for 3 or 4 universities)

Why arent you going Cambridge with those results?!
9. C1 100
C2 87
C3 100
C4 100
M1 100
S1 100

587/600 Maths A*

FP1 100
FP2 100
FP3 100
FP4 97
S2 100
M2 100

597/100 Further Maths A*

total 1184/1200

Studying economics at Cambridge. Going into second year.
10. (Original post by yasind95)
Why arent you going Cambridge with those results?!
I was rejected by Cambridge in January
I didn't know that arrangement was possible, I thought modules had to go chronologically! (ie, you couldn't have M3 or 4 or 5 in FM without having M2 in FM as well.)
This only applies to Maths, ie you can't have S1 M2 as your two applied modules, you must have either two 1 modules or a 1 and 2 of the same thing, but once you get to FM and AFM you can share you applied modules between them however you want.
12. (Original post by Pterodactyl)
I was rejected by Cambridge in January
Well they were pretty stupid to do that! looks like Warwick have got a top student!
13. C1: 82
C2: 100
C3: 82
C4: 84
D1: 76
M1: 84

Total: 508/600 - A

Doing Electronic Engineering at Queen Mary. (Didn't get into my firm )
14. (Original post by yasind95)
Well they were pretty stupid to do that! looks like Warwick have got a top student!
Cambridge have enough top students to not worry too much about potentially missing out on another one.
15. what UMS out of 600 do you need to get an a*?
16. (Original post by Funkyhouse)
Now for the lowest grade here I'm sure lol
70- C1
76- C2
80-S1
73- C3
75- C4
73-D1

447/600

Studying mathematics BSc at Brunel
Well done and did you get an overall A though?
17. (Original post by studentzarin)
what UMS out of 600 do you need to get an a*?
480+ overall and from that you need 180 ums from C3 and C4
18. (Original post by studentzarin)
what UMS out of 600 do you need to get an a*?
480 minimum with 180 across C3 and C4, but if you want to guarantee an A* just aim for 580+
19. I've just read people's scores and i'm quite amused. I worked hard this year ( As) and only achieved (which i was still happy about but getting A* overall would be amazing);

C1: 89
C2: 85
S1: 77

You guys scoring 90%+ consistently throughout As and A2, how do you prepare for your exams, i'm thinking it's just natural intelligence but looking forward to your replies
20. (Original post by Room4student)
I've just read people's scores and i'm quite amused. I worked hard this year ( As) and only achieved (which i was still happy about but getting A* overall would be amazing);

C1: 89
C2: 85
S1: 77

You guys scoring 90%+ consistently throughout As and A2, how do you prepare for your exams, i'm thinking it's just natural intelligence but looking forward to your replies
An A* student is just an A grade student who doesn't make little mistakes in their exams. You'll probably find you don't know that much less subject knowledge than an A* student, but an A* student will learn the exam off by heart and then learn to recognize where they make most of their mistakes and how to optimize their time in an exam so they have as much time to check as possible.

Learn the mark schemes and discover what the minimum you have to do to ensure full marks on question is. Don't waffle, as waffling = wasted time and lost marks.

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