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I am studying alevel maths and geography , a btec in business worth 2 alevels and AS further maths. What are my chances of getting into a top university as i am a btec student. Will i be looked down at?I got an E in physics in AS level therefore i decided to do study a btec rather than retaking the year. Btw i want to study maths at uni. Has anyone got into university to study maths with btec ?
I hope to get AAD*D* and A (AS further maths) / ABD*D* and B (AS Further maths )
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(Original post by matildacooper)
I am studying alevel maths and geography , a btec in business worth 2 alevels and AS further maths. What are my chances of getting into a top university as i am a btec student. Will i be looked down at? Btw i want to study maths at uni.
I hope to get AAD*D* and A (AS further maths) / ABD*D* and B (AS Further maths )
A mix of A-levels and BTECs is fine in most cases.

Which course are you considering
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For what degree? For maths you most likely wont get accepted
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A mix of A-levels and BTECs is fine in most cases.

Which course are you considering
Thank you , Mathematics. Places like university of Leicester and University of Surrey
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For what degree? For maths you most likely wont get accepted
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Also, I've moved your thread to the Applications, Clearing and UCAS Forum
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Having 2 BTEC's instead of an A-Level will really put you at a disadvantage when applying to top Math Universities as all other candidates will 3 A-Levels and many even have a 4th in A-Level Further Maths.

Best thing to do is to email these 'top universities' and ask them yourself. They have teams dedicated to answering questions from prospective applicants.
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Having 2 BTEC's instead of an A-Level will really put you at a disadvantage when applying to top Math Universities as all other candidates will 3 A-Levels and many even have a 4th in A-Level Further Maths.

Best thing to do is to email these 'top universities' and ask them yourself. They have teams dedicated to answering questions from prospective applicants.
At open days i have asked and all of the universities said it doesn't lower my chance at all as long as I have an alevel in maths. I'm just wondering if anyone has gotten into a good university with 2 alevels , 2 btecs and an AS.
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(Original post by matildacooper)
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I'd say you would be at a disadvantage for a subject as academic as maths
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At open days i have asked and all of the universities said it doesn't lower my chance at all as long as I have an alevel in maths. I'm just wondering if anyone has gotten into a good university with 2 alevels , 2 btecs and an AS.
If they have given the go-ahead then sure, go for it But I haven't got any B-TEC's so can't answer the 2nd part of ur question.
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At open days i have asked and all of the universities said it doesn't lower my chance at all as long as I have an alevel in maths. I'm just wondering if anyone has gotten into a good university with 2 alevels , 2 btecs and an AS.
So you've been given affirmative answers already by universities you are interested in... it's not in their interests to mislead potential applicants - it just wastes their, and your, time.
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