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    Hi,

    I got a grade D in english at high school and when straight on to a btec level 3 course. I did not resit it last year or this year which i regret.
    I have got 4 conditional offers from universities and an offer from another (not really where i want to go).

    Now that it is to late to resit is there any chance of getting in to my other 4 choices with a grade D and resitting it in the first year of university.

    The entry requirement for the university is DDM. My expected grade for this year is D,D,D (if this helps)

    Hope someone can help and give me some advice

    thanks
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    (Original post by kylemiah)
    Hi,

    I got a grade D in english at high school and when straight on to a btec level 3 course. I did not resit it last year or this year which i regret.
    I have got 4 conditional offers from universities and an offer from another (not really where i want to go).

    Now that it is to late to resit is there any chance of getting in to my other 4 choices with a grade D and resitting it in the first year of university.

    The entry requirement for the university is DDM. My expected grade for this year is D,D,D (if this helps)

    Hope someone can help and give me some advice

    thanks

    Do the offers state that you need a C or better in English? (I'm assuming this is GCSE we're talking about). Because if retro then you really are going to need to do the GCSE again or do an equivalent course the universities accept. If they haven't made the offer conditional subject to you getting a C/better in the English then it seems they aren't that bothered about you having it and you'd only be resitting for yourself.

    It's hard to be specific about options you have without knowing if getting a better grade is part of the conditions of your offer or not.
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    (Original post by TheWorldEndsWithMe)
    Do the offers state that you need a C or better in English? (I'm assuming this is GCSE we're talking about). Because if retro then you really are going to need to do the GCSE again or do an equivalent course the universities accept. If they haven't made the offer conditional subject to you getting a C/better in the English then it seems they aren't that bothered about you having it and you'd only be resitting for yourself.

    It's hard to be specific about options you have without knowing if getting a better grade is part of the conditions of your offer or not.
    offers do state that i need to get a c or better for english (all 4 unis)

    thanks
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    (Original post by kylemiah)
    offers do state that i need to get a c or better for english (all 4 unis)

    thanks
    In that case, is there any way you can join a GCSE English class and try to catch up? It's either going to be that or you'll have to see if you can get on a course which offers an equivalent qualification (something like Key Skills programmes may offer qualifications) and see if the unversties accept it.

    Possibly see what their websites say with regard to the GCSE and equivalents and see if you can get those qualifications?
 
 
 
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