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    Hi there I'm asking this for a friend as he doesn't have TSR D:

    My friend is at college doing computing , of which he is predicted an A, a BTEC IT sub diploma which he is predicted D* (distinction star) and psychology which is predicted E/D. He worked this out at around around 120 UCAS points (I haven't checked so I don't know if this is true xD)

    He would like to go to uni and do computing, but doesn't know where to start looking or what to do with his A-levels as he thinks they aren't good enough to go to uni.

    Is there any advice you would give him on what to do, or even any unis that would be a good choice?

    ~Thank you ^-^
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    (Original post by MooCowMilkshake)
    Hi there I'm asking this for a friend as he doesn't have TSR D:

    My friend is at college doing computing , of which he is predicted an A, a BTEC IT sub diploma which he is predicted D* (distinction star) and psychology which is predicted E/D. He worked this out at around around 120 UCAS points (I haven't checked so I don't know if this is true xD)

    He would like to go to uni and do computing, but doesn't know where to start looking or what to do with his A-levels as he thinks they aren't good enough to go to uni.

    Is there any advice you would give him on what to do, or even any unis that would be a good choice?

    ~Thank you ^-^
    If you assume its a D he'd get, he has 128 points. There are universities out there that would take those grades, and even more options if he'd consider a foundation year.
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    If you assume its a D he'd get, he has 128 points. There are universities out there that would take those grades, and even more options if he'd consider a foundation year.
    Thank you so much
    I shall suggest the option of a foundation year to him
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    (Original post by MooCowMilkshake)
    Hi there I'm asking this for a friend as he doesn't have TSR D:

    My friend is at college doing computing , of which he is predicted an A, a BTEC IT sub diploma which he is predicted D* (distinction star) and psychology which is predicted E/D. He worked this out at around around 120 UCAS points (I haven't checked so I don't know if this is true xD)

    He would like to go to uni and do computing, but doesn't know where to start looking or what to do with his A-levels as he thinks they aren't good enough to go to uni.

    Is there any advice you would give him on what to do, or even any unis that would be a good choice?

    ~Thank you ^-^
    Your friend might struggle due to the crossover in content of computing A level and IT BTEC.

    Does he have any idea of exactly which area of computing he'd be interested in? That might open up more options.
 
 
 
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