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Can a BTECH Computing Course Get me into a computing science in a good university.
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YES IT CAN!

I did BTEC Computer Science and I had offers from King's College London and Queen Mary University of London.

For King's though you will have to do an A Level in Maths to get an offer. I didn't do so well at A Level Maths, so will be going to Queen Mary.
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Can a BTECH Computing Course Get me into a computing science in a good university.
I'm not sure but good unis like oxbridge don't tend to like BTECHS
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Most universities require A level Maths.
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I did the IT/Computing BTEC and have just finished my Computer Science degree from a top 30 uni and going on to study at a top 10 uni for my Masters, the BTEC is excellent and gave me loads of extra skills that an A level student might not have as well as a compulsory work placement in an IT related role which helped me when applying for undergraduate internships.

People from my BTEC course ended up going to: Manchester, Southampton, Kings College London, Royal Holloway, Surrey, Cardiff and UCL to name a few, so yes, you can get into good unis with the BTEC and I personally found it good preparation.

Dont listen to people when they say you 'have' to have A level Maths or no uni will accept you for Comp Sci, its a small minority of unis that actually require it (most of the top 10-15 for Comp Sci) - however saying this, obviously it would help, not only with reaching the very best unis (for example Oxford accept Triple Distinction in the BTEC + A* Maths to get onto their Comp Sci degree). but also to allow you continue to learn maths as Comp Sci has a lot of maths involved, there is a BTEC module call;ed Mathematics for IT Practitioners which is meant to be fairly good, however not all colleges will teach it.

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(Original post by yt7777)
I did the IT/Computing BTEC and have just finished my Computer Science degree from a top 30 uni and going on to study at a top 10 uni for my Masters, the BTEC is excellent and gave me loads of extra skills that an A level student might not have as well as a compulsory work placement in an IT related role which helped me when applying for undergraduate internships.

People from my BTEC course ended up going to: Manchester, Southampton, Kings College London, Royal Holloway, Surrey, Cardiff and UCL to name a few, so yes, you can get into good unis with the BTEC and I personally found it good preparation.

Dont listen to people when they say you 'have' to have A level Maths or no uni will accept you for Comp Sci, its a small minority of unis that actually require it (most of the top 10-15 for Comp Sci) - however saying this, obviously it would help, not only with reaching the very best unis (for example Oxford accept Triple Distinction in the BTEC + A* Maths to get onto their Comp Sci degree). but also to allow you continue to learn maths as Comp Sci has a lot of maths involved, there is a BTEC module call;ed Mathematics for IT Practitioners which is meant to be fairly good, however not all colleges will teach it.

Hope this helps
Really motivated me thank you very much
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