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    I'm in year 12 and failing one of my subjects. If I were to drop it next year and do a single btec during my final year instead, would I be able to get into any unis?

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    (Original post by Katieeh1999)
    I'm in year 12 and failing one of my subjects. If I were to drop it next year and do a single btec during my final year instead, would I be able to get into any unis?

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    when you say single btec do you mean it would therefore only be equivalent to 1 a level?
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    I have a friend doing a btec and 2 a levels, managed to get offers. But some unis can be picky so check
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    (Original post by claireestelle)
    when you say single btec do you mean it would therefore only be equivalent to 1 a level?
    My sixth form's website says that they are level 3 btecs but equivalent to 1 a level
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    (Original post by Katieeh1999)
    My sixth form's website says that they are level 3 btecs but equivalent to 1 a level
    then no i m afraid you couldnt, you'd need at least equivalent to 2.5 a levels, generally 3 to go to university, some foundation years would accept less but 1 is unlikely.
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    (Original post by Katieeh1999)
    I'm in year 12 and failing one of my subjects. If I were to drop it next year and do a single btec during my final year instead, would I be able to get into any unis?

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    Claire is so wrong imho, two a levels and a level 3 btec, should be enough, but i would check with the universities in question...
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    (Original post by john2054)
    Claire is so wrong imho, two a levels and a level 3 btec, should be enough, but i would check with the universities in question...
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    Also Derby should take you with those grades...
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    (Original post by claireestelle)
    then no i m afraid you couldnt, you'd need at least equivalent to 2.5 a levels, generally 3 to go to university, some foundation years would accept less but 1 is unlikely.
    err no, she can and I think you must have read her question wrong. As long as she has 3 a level equivalents then she can get in. she should email the unis just in case as a few can be pickier than others.
 
 
 
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