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    Hi!

    This year I'll be starting uni at a place I don't really see myself spending the next 5 years at.

    Would it be possible to transfer to a better Uni considering that I don't have any A Levels, and won't have the standard entry requirements for typical entry - providing I get a high overall grade from the modules on the foundation year? I'm also a mature student, so I'm not sure if that'd affect anything.

    Anyone with experience of this that could help me out would be great
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    (Original post by cosmic_macchiato)
    Hi!

    This year I'll be starting uni at a place I don't really see myself spending the next 5 years at.

    Would it be possible to transfer to a better Uni considering that I don't have any A Levels, and won't have the standard entry requirements for typical entry - providing I get a high overall grade from the modules on the foundation year? I'm also a mature student, so I'm not sure if that'd affect anything.

    Anyone with experience of this that could help me out would be great
    Discretion of the uni. If you are doing a foundation degree that takes two years then you will be after a top up.

    Ring around and ask informally, but you would also need a degree to have in mind. Some unis may be interested and others not.

    Why didnt you do an Access course or A levels? Makes more sense.
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    Discretion of the uni. If you are doing a foundation degree that takes two years then you will be after a top up.

    Ring around and ask informally, but you would also need a degree to have in mind. Some unis may be interested and others not.

    Why didnt you do an Access course or A levels? Makes more sense.
    I'll ring around and ask them. There's nowhere nearby that can offer access courses for Engineering, and I don't have the sufficient GCSE's to start A levels, so I did BTEC instead. I could do A levels but it'd be another two years but I'd like to be in uni
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    (Original post by cosmic_macchiato)
    I'll ring around and ask them. There's nowhere nearby that can offer access courses for Engineering, and I don't have the sufficient GCSE's to start A levels, so I did BTEC instead. I could do A levels but it'd be another two years but I'd like to be in uni
    False economy imo. Access isnt great for engineering although they might accept a general science one. Engineering courses normally want maths A level.

    https://ava.accesstohe.ac.uk/SubSite...d=103&dsid=103
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    If you do an Access and then complete a degree, then the money for Access can be written off.
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    (Original post by 999tigger)
    False economy imo. Access isnt great for engineering although they might accept a general science one. Engineering courses normally want maths A level.

    https://ava.accesstohe.ac.uk/SubSite...d=103&dsid=103
    Again, there's nowhere nearby that can offer me that. The only access courses that are available are humanities and social care, so it's out of the question for me, unfortunately.
 
 
 
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