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    My friends were talking about this earlier and they were saying you need a specific amount of points to get onto a course. I was so lost!
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    (Original post by rebeccamaria)
    My friends were talking about this earlier and they were saying you need a specific amount of points to get onto a course. I was so lost!
    UCAS points are basically points you get for your qualifications. Some, but not all and usually not with the more prestige/Russell Group universities use this for their entry requirements. An example would be 300 UCAS points, which would be BBB or AAC, as A=120 points, B=100 points and C=80 points.

    Other things such as AS qualifications or music grading certificates can also contribute to your UCAS points but this is not always the case and some uni's only look at your A Level points.

    UCAS points basically provide a more flexible way to meet the entry requirements, for example AAC are often not typical entry requirements (its ususally BBC or AAB if you get me) but if you are predicted these grades, you'd meet the entry requirements for a course asking for 300 UCAS points.

    https://www.ucas.com/ucas/undergradu.../tariff-tables This is the tariff table to work out what your predicted grades are worth.

    https://www.ucas.com/ucas/undergradu...rements/tariff Here is some more info as mine may have been slightly inaccurate.

    Hope this helps
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    (Original post by guitarandpopcorn)
    UCAS points are basically points you get for your qualifications. Some, but not all and usually not with the more prestige/Russell Group universities use this for their entry requirements. An example would be 300 UCAS points, which would be BBB or AAC, as A=120 points, B=100 points and C=80 points.

    Other things such as AS qualifications or music grading certificates can also contribute to your UCAS points but this is not always the case and some uni's only look at your A Level points.

    UCAS points basically provide a more flexible way to meet the entry requirements, for example AAC are often not typical entry requirements (its ususally BBC or AAB if you get me) but if you are predicted these grades, you'd meet the entry requirements for a course asking for 300 UCAS points.

    https://www.ucas.com/ucas/undergradu.../tariff-tables This is the tariff table to work out what your predicted grades are worth.

    https://www.ucas.com/ucas/undergradu...rements/tariff Here is some more info as mine may have been slightly inaccurate.

    Hope this helps
    Thank you o much! It has really helped!
 
 
 
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