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    I've basically finished my UCAS and will be sending it off soon, I've started to get really worried that I won't be accepted into university I naturally worry a lot but I could really do with some advice.

    I'm currently studying a btec level 3 extended diploma in creative media production and I'm predicted DDD I also achieved DD in first year which was the 90 credit diploma. I did my first year of as levels and received C in media and D's in sociology English language and business. GCSE's I got 4B's and 2C's including maths and English. I'm really worried this won't be enough to get in though could u please tell me my chances of getting into these universities, the requirements all state DDD or below which is what I'm predicted but I'm not sure that will be enough

    Newcastle University
    University of East Anglia
    University of Leeds
    Sheffield Hallam
    Liverpool John Moores
    Northumbria university

    Any additional comments on these universities will be great also

    Thankyou




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    I know it's a big ask really for a social forum but I would really appreciate any advice!


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    No point worrying.

    I think you will get a good amount of offers personally


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    If you meet the entry requirements that are stated on the university's website, then it's worth applying :yep:

    However, you only get to pick 5 so you'll have to drop one.
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    We can't tell you your exact chances, as only admissions staff will know the standard of applicants they will accept this year, and other factors may influence their decision, such as your reference and your PS.

    However, provided your predictions and GCSE results meet their entry requirements and your reference and PS are both good, you should definately get some offers. It is a good idea to have a few safer choices, just in case, and also to use as an insurance incase you don't meet your predicted grades. That said, applying to somewhere asking for DDD with DDD predictions is not that risky, and you should be fine.

    Why do you think it won't be enough if you meet their entry requirements?

    But yes, you will have to chose one to leave off your UCAS. So long as you have a bit of a spread of entry requirements so you have something to use as an insurance, you should probably just leave off the place you like the least. I would aim to apply to 3 asking for DDD, and 2 asking for a couple of grades lower.
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    Yeah I think I'll drop northumbria it was only a back up for newcastle, and yeah true I'm just being pessimistic I guess, and I know that I can meet the requirements I just worry that they will look at my as levels and gcse's and decline me, Thankyou people!


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    (Original post by SlowlorisIncognito)
    We can't tell you your exact chances, as only admissions staff will know the standard of applicants they will accept this year, and other factors may influence their decision, such as your reference and your PS.

    However, provided your predictions and GCSE results meet their entry requirements and your reference and PS are both good, you should definately get some offers. It is a good idea to have a few safer choices, just in case, and also to use as an insurance incase you don't meet your predicted grades. That said, applying to somewhere asking for DDD with DDD predictions is not that risky, and you should be fine.

    Why do you think it won't be enough if you meet their entry requirements?

    But yes, you will have to chose one to leave off your UCAS. So long as you have a bit of a spread of entry requirements so you have something to use as an insurance, you should probably just leave off the place you like the least. I would aim to apply to 3 asking for DDD, and 2 asking for a couple of grades lower.
    Thanks for the detailed reply, set my mind at rest abit, I've just got the idea that the 'univeristy of' group won't be keen on btec's


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    (Original post by Dp12081994)
    Thanks for the detailed reply, set my mind at rest abit, I've just got the idea that the 'univeristy of' group won't be keen on btec's


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    The "university of" is not a group that shares any features at all. It's just a naming convention. If a university says on its website that it accepts a particular BTEC for a particular course, then they do. They wouldn't list it as an acceptable qualification on their website unless they wanted applications from people with/studying for BTECs.
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    Yeah my tutors just drilled that at me as a simple overview of reputations, and okay thank you!


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    (Original post by Dp12081994)
    Yeah my tutors just drilled that at me as a simple overview of reputations, and okay thank you!


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    It's really not. It doesn't mean anything at all, just that probably that university was the first in that particular city. Plenty of top universities are not "university of" anywhere.
 
 
 

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