Join TSR now and get answers to all your questions about uniSign up now

BTEC science and getting into uni

    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    Hi
    I'm currently applying to study paramedic science at university. All the universities I have seen ask 5 GCSEs a to C grade including maths English and science.
    At School I did a level 2 extended certificate in applied science with grade pass. Is this the equivalent to a c at gcse and will universities accept this?
    Offline

    2
    ReputationRep:
    Yes, it is technically equivalent to a grade C at GCSE as you can see on the comparison chart below. However, different unis many have slightly different entry requirements for alternative qualifications so you will need to check with them that they will accept it. Often you can do that on the UCAS website by searching the course you are interested in and then looking on the entry requirements tab.

 
 
 
Poll
Which party will you be voting for in the General Election 2017?

The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

Quick reply
Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.