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1. I'm applying to Uni next year, but before i choose my choices i want to know will i get the requirements to study in their subjects.

I was trying to find out how to convert Btec points into Ucas points.
My grades from last year were 3 Distinctions, 2 merits and 4 passes. which totals 102 Btec tarrif points. so I'm looking to convert that into UCAS points to see how much more i need to get, to get into a Uni.

I've tried pretty much anyone who could possible help me to answer this question but no one is able to tell me so im guessing thats just not how you convert your points. so my next question is roughly how many more distinctions i will need to get a DDM or DMM?
2. Okay I have a rough Idea for you.
according to my overall grade calculator you would need 7 Distinctions for a DDM or for DMM it would be 6 Distinctions
3. thanks for that ! what would i need for an overall DDD?
would you have a link to this calulator? how accurate is it ?
4. (Original post by kevsd)
thanks for that ! what would i need for an overall DDD?
would you have a link to this calculator? how accurate is it ?

7 Distinctions
2 Merits

6 * 18 = 108
3 * 12 = 36
150

150 + 108 = 258

Diploma PPP=108 MPP=132 MMP=156 MMM=180 DMM=204 DDM=228 DDD=252
5. (Original post by MylesXD)

7 Distinctions
2 Merits

6 * 18 = 108
3 * 12 = 36
150

150 + 108 = 258

Diploma PPP=108 MPP=132 MMP=156 MMM=180 DMM=204 DDM=228 DDD=252
wow. Isn't easier to get 3 C's at A level (300 ucas points) than to sit around all day typing up coursework when you could be learning?

confused... and 252 ucas points isn't a lot is it? no intention of being rude
6. (Original post by ilyking)
wow. Isn't easier to get 3 C's at A level (300 ucas points) than to sit around all day typing up coursework when you could be learning?

confused... and 252 ucas points isn't a lot is it? no intention of being rude
nooooo haha do u do A level? cause this is BTEC points completely different
7. (Original post by kevsd)
thanks for that ! what would i need for an overall DDD?
would you have a link to this calulator? how accurate is it ?
The calculator I used is one I created, for my course, however all btecs do a total of 18 units over 2 years, so it should add up to the same. I'm happy to attach it if you'd like?
8. (Original post by ilyking)
wow. Isn't easier to get 3 C's at A level (300 ucas points) than to sit around all day typing up coursework when you could be learning?
Lmao, people like you are funny! Who said that BTEC students do not learn? You know what, people actually learn much BETTER when processing the information given and writing/typing it up in their own words, rather than it going in one ear out the other?! The notes you write down, do you remember/revise ALL of them? No, I highly doubt that tbh, at least when we're writing, it is helping us with our final grades.
9. (Original post by Crazee')
Lmao, people like you are funny! Who said that BTEC students do not learn? You know what, people actually learn much BETTER when processing the information given and writing/typing it up in their own words, rather than it going in one ear out the other?! The notes you write down, do you remember/revise ALL of them? No, I highly doubt that tbh, at least when we're writing, it is helping us with our final grades.
I must admit I agree with you, I'm on an IT course, pretty techy guy anyway, yet i've learnt bloody loads on my BTEC, far more than I would of under A levels

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