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    This may seem slightly stupid but I am genuinely confused as to a course I'm applying for. I'm applying for a course that has the requirements of 300 UCAS points including general studies but that is all it says on the UCAS website. My application has been sent off however obviously with it being Christmas I have yet to hear back from them. My question however is I currently do 3 A Levels of my choosing and in addition to that General Studies (which they accept as part of an offer) and the EPQ and I was wondering that if they make me an offer will I need to achieve say for instance these 300 points from only 3 A Levels or from all of my qualifications?

    Thanks, Nick
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    The offer (if you get one) will specify that.
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    Hi Nick,

    Usually that'll mean 300 points from all your qualifications. When you get your offer it'll say something similar to "260 points from two full A' levels and the rest can be gained from other qualifications". So you will just have to wait and see!
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    (Original post by samcha)
    "260 points from two full A' levels and the rest can be gained from other qualifications".
    That would be a tough offer for somewhere that gives offers based on UCAS points!
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    (Original post by tiny hobbit)
    That would be a tough offer for somewhere that gives offers based on UCAS points!
    That is not a tough offer, i have received that from one of my uni's. It could mean two B's at A level. How is that tough?
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    (Original post by samcha)
    That is not a tough offer, i have received that from one of my uni's. It could mean two B's at A level. How is that tough?
    260 points from 2 A levels is an A* and an A.
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    (Original post by tiny hobbit)
    260 points from 2 A levels is an A* and an A.
    It could be 3 A'levels, 260 points HAVE to be gained from A'levels, 2 or more. You must of misunderstood.
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    (Original post by tiny hobbit)
    That would be a tough offer for somewhere that gives offers based on UCAS points!
    UCAS points doesn't automatically mean a poor university, or weak grades, if i get an offer from Reading it will be in UCAS points, 360 from 3 A levels exc. Gen Studies, which is AAA on average, all UCAS points does is give a little bit of flexibility (A*AB etc)
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    (Original post by teshnit)
    UCAS points doesn't automatically mean a poor university, or weak grades, if i get an offer from Reading it will be in UCAS points, 360 from 3 A levels exc. Gen Studies, which is AAA on average, all UCAS points does is give a little bit of flexibility (A*AB etc)
    True. Apologies, Reading.
 
 
 
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