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    https://www.iwcollege.ac.uk/courses/...uting-level-3/

    I'm a little confused. I've just come off from quite horribly fluffing my first year of A-Levels, and I'm moving to the Isle of Wight in the summer.

    Regarding this particular course, it says:
    "This is a level 3, advanced course. Achievement earns the UCAS points required for admission to Higher Education (equivalent to 3 A levels)."

    So, this one qualification gets me the UCAS points equivalent to 3 A-Levels?
    Am I reading that right? So, if I wanted to go on to a Computer Science degree at a University, is this sufficient? Or would I need to do three Level 3 BTEC's like this course?

    Or, Universities only really care for A-Levels?

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    A BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma counts as 3 A levels for UCAS points, but some unis do not accept it as the same as A levels, for whatever reason.

    You have to check with individual universities; generally, the more "prestigious" the university, the less likely it will take the Extended Diploma standalone (they may want, for example, an A level in Maths alongside the Extended Diploma).
 
 
 
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