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    Hi! Basically, I don't really understand how to work out what my potential grades will equate to in terms of UCAS points - I find it all a bit confusing and wondered if anyone could help? How do you work it out?

    Also, after receiving a lower grade than expected in AS English Lit today, I'm considering dropping it and carrying on with BTEC Media next year instead (which I was initially going to drop after this academic year). For my first year of Sixth Form I've been studying English Language, English Literature, Fine Art and BTEC Media, so if I did two A Levels and a BTEC and then had an AS in English Lit, is it likely that a Russell Group uni would still accept that? (Looking at Uni of Manchester mainly). The entry grades for my course are AAB so would a distinction in BTEC Media equate to an A at A Level?

    Thanks for any help :cute:
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    A* - 140
    A - 120
    B - 100
    C - 80
    D - 40
    E - 20
    U - 0

    Half for AS levels. So a 300 point UCAS offer would typically be BBB. You have to watch out though because some uni's/courses accept any points (as many A Levels as you do, including General Studies, etc.) whereas some will want it from three A Levels, or will want a specific subject to have a specific grade.


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    And yes, a distinction is equivalent to an A .


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    (Original post by DayDreamer1403)
    if I did two A Levels and a BTEC and then had an AS in English Lit, is it likely that a Russell Group uni would still accept that? (Looking at Uni of Manchester mainly). The entry grades for my course are AAB so would a distinction in BTEC Media equate to an A at A Level?
    Contact admissions for the course you are interested in and ask

    (not this week they are too busy)
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    (Original post by LouiseOrd)
    And yes, a distinction is equivalent to an A .


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    Contact admissions for the course you are interested in and ask

    (not this week they are too busy)
    That's really helpful, thank you! I'll get in touch with the uni and find out what's what over the next few days
 
 
 
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