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    Alright, where to start...

    Basically, I am 17, and I started college in 2007 just after I turned 17 in August. I completed a BTEC First Diploma in Music which included business and law in it.

    I applied to Swansea university (I'm live in Liverpool) to do LLB Law thinking a 1st was enough - doing proper research it seems I dont have enough (annoyingly it looks like they are considering changing this so a BTEC 1st is enough in the future?). Is there any chance that they will still accept me? I got a distinction on this diploma.

    I have applied for a 1 year national diploma business course in London who are taking on students in september and february so that I can get a national and apply again in 2009, will this be ok?

    I'm really worried because I dont want to be stuck for a year doing nothing and not knowing what the hell went wrong. Please help me
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    it took you a year? is that enough for law really? compared to most who will have a levels that took them 2?
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    Yeah it was a BTEC First which took me one year. I thought Firsts were worth the A levels and only recently found out that they are worth 4 A's in GCSE. Yes I realize that most people take 2 years, but I am wondering if there's still a chance?
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    best to contact the uni, but personally (could be wrong here) they would at least expect you to specilise in the subject you wanted to do? Or a subject similiar? If you say they are worth 4 a's gcse i doubt it, since i wouldnt class someone with a gcse's ready enough to go to uni and take on the workload.
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    Yeah I thought as much. I have contacted the uni and I've been waiting a few days for a reply. The odd thing is when I told tutors in my college I had applied for LLB Law, they did mention it would not be enough.

    When I emailed the uni asking for a UCAS form, I put that I had completed a ' BTEC Diploma in Music ' and I was told acceptance would depend on my performance on the BTEC, which was a distinction, and they sent me a form.
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    Also my course included Music Law which is what I'm hoping to go into (media law)
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    try calling em hun and explain x
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    well I'll wait for the email reply and hopefully it'll be good news, otherwise I'll go for A levels.

    thanks for the replies
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    They usually require a BTEC National Diploma. (DDD=3 As=360 ucas points)
 
 
 

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