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    Hey guys just got my A2 grades not very happy but here are the grades
    D sociology A2,D economics A2, E in As maths, E in psychologyA2 and a C in Ifs. This equals to 280 ucas points and I wish to study accounting at a uni please help me out
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    Universities usually specify 280 ucas points must come from 3 a-levels
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    280 is enough for some unis but with your results, realistically you should resit.

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    You need to also check whether some unis require certain a levels to be certain grades.
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    you dont need to go to uni to be an accountant. however if uni is what you want i think resits are needed as youll unlikely get in.

    or if you do get in it will be one of the worst unis. so imo resit and then go to a better uni than you can now if you can
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    Check out Derby

    http://www.derby.ac.uk/ready/undergraduate/courses/accounting-joint-honours/
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    You will be able to get into a Uni to do accounting with those grades, so theres that.

    The question is, do you want to go to a better uni. If so, look at the grades you'll need to get and consider retaking, But should you retake, work harder!
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    My uni required 280 points but said I had to have at least 1 B and a C
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    Bump so even if I have 280 points I need to have gotten them from 3 a levels?
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    (Original post by Vraj12)
    Bump so even if I have 280 points I need to have gotten them from 3 a levels?
    You will need to check with your choices for 100% confirmation but yes, or people could just get D/Es in a **** ton of subjects and go to Top10 unis!
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    (Original post by BenP)
    You will need to check with your choices for 100% confirmation but yes, or people could just get D/Es in a **** ton of subjects and go to Top10 unis!
    Right thanks but I actually just checked OP again and I mentioned a few grades wrong ifs is a B and economics is a C also sociology is a C I have 3 Cs in total with 1 E and Nother E but that's in As so I have CCCEe do I have a chance of getting into a decent uni?
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    (Original post by Vraj12)
    Hey guys just got my A2 grades not very happy but here are the grades
    D sociology A2,D economics A2, E in As maths, E in psychologyA2 and a C in Ifs. This equals to 280 ucas points and I wish to study accounting at a uni please help me out
    If you take a foundation course an then go for an accounting degree, often you can get in with Cs and Ds. But like the others said, for accounting you don't really need a degree, you can start with a company without one.
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    Do I have a chance in a decent uni with these grades economicsC sociologyC
    IFS B psychology E and maths As E
 
 
 
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