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    So I'm not talking about Oxbridge, but any of the other prestigous Red Bricks.

    I'm doing BTEC IT (software development) LEVEL 3 (comparable to 3/3.5) A-Levels in terms of UCAS points, alongside A-Level Physics.

    I'd like to know if Uni's would consider me or frown upon the BTEC side of things.

    Thanks.
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    95% of UK universities accept BTECs, you wont have a problem getting into a Computer Science course at uni

    i did an extended diploma in IT too and im a second year Computer Science student at Royal Holloway

    You dont need to take an extra A level either, there is no need, however, if you replace Physics with Maths and get an A* + Triple Distinction in your BTEC you could actually apply at Oxford :P

    also the Extended is worth 3 A levels (not 3.5)

    The best unis you can get into are as follows:

    Oxford (DDD + A* in Maths)
    Durham (DDD + A in Maths)
    UCL (DDD - for IT Management)
    Bath (D*D*D*)
    Cardiff (D*D*D*)
    KCL (DDD)
    Surrey (DDD)
    QMUL (D*DD)
    Royal Holloway (DDD)
    Southampton (DDM + A in Maths)
    Lancaster (DDD)
    Bristol (D*DD and either A in Maths or take a maths test at the university)
    York (DDM + B in Maths)
    Sussex (DDM)
    UEA (DDM)
    Nottingham (DDD)
    Liverpool (D*DD)

    Hope this helps
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    (Original post by yt7777)
    95% of UK universities accept BTECs, you wont have a problem getting into a Computer Science course at uni

    i did an extended diploma in IT too and im a second year Computer Science student at Royal Holloway

    You dont need to take an extra A level either, there is no need, however, if you replace Physics with Maths and get an A* + Triple Distinction in your BTEC you could actually apply at Oxford :P

    also the Extended is worth 3 A levels (not 3.5)

    The best unis you can get into are as follows:

    Oxford (DDD + A* in Maths)
    Durham (DDD + A in Maths)
    UCL (DDD - for IT Management)
    Bath (D*D*D*)
    Cardiff (D*D*D*)
    KCL (DDD)
    Surrey (DDD)
    QMUL (D*DD)
    Royal Holloway (DDD)
    Southampton (DDM + A in Maths)
    Lancaster (DDD)
    Bristol (D*DD and either A in Maths or take a maths test at the university)
    York (DDM + B in Maths)
    Sussex (DDM)
    UEA (DDM)
    Nottingham (DDD)
    Liverpool (D*DD)

    Hope this helps
    Thanks so much! Really helped.
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    (Original post by cfitz1998)
    Thanks so much! Really helped.
    No worries, let me know if you have any other questions
 
 
 

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