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Are there any good universities in England that have a both a high acceptance rate and accept average (B) to good grades (A/A*) for CS/IT and Business?
Original post by Anas007
Are there any good universities in England that have a both a high acceptance rate and accept average (B) to good grades (A/A*) for CS/IT and Business?


Don't take my word for it but i heard the university of York is good for IT/CS related studies.
Sussex, Loughborough, Liverpool, Birmingham, Sheffield, Reading, Surrey, Royal Holloway.

You need to look at the course descriptions on each Uni website carefully and look at campus tour films on YouTube etc
Does the course interest you, is it the sort of Uni you want to go to - size, location etc.

Ideally this is what your five UCAS choucs should look like :
1 'risky' choice - just above your predicted grades - one grade and not in a critical subject
2 or 3 - at your predicted grades
1 or 2 - below your predicted grades
Not only will you be likely to end up with more than one or two offers, but you will also have a range of offers. This is important when picking a firm and insurance choice later on in the year. If you have no 'lower' offers at that stage you have no fall-back choice to ensure you still have a uni place if things don't go to plan in August - or if you realise that your A levels are not going as well as you thought and you need to adjust your expectations.
Original post by Anas007
Are there any good universities in England that have a both a high acceptance rate and accept average (B) to good grades (A/A*) for CS/IT and Business?


Hi there @Anas007

The University of Surrey has computer science and business courses that have entry requirements similar to what you are looking for. Check out the link below for Computer Science:
https://www.surrey.ac.uk/undergraduate/computer-science#entry
and the link below for business management:
https://www.surrey.ac.uk/undergraduate/business-management#entry

Any questions feel free to ask. Will be more than happy to answer them! :smile:

All the best
Anna (Civil Eng)
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Original post by University of Surrey Student Rep
Hi there @Anas007

The University of Surrey has computer science and business courses that have entry requirements similar to what you are looking for. Check out the link below for Computer Science:
https://www.surrey.ac.uk/undergraduate/computer-science#entry
and the link below for business management:
https://www.surrey.ac.uk/undergraduate/business-management#entry

Any questions feel free to ask. Will be more than happy to answer them! :smile:

All the best
Anna (Civil Eng)


Thank you Anna, Can I do Computer Science without Maths A levels, and instead do good in IT A levels?
Original post by Anas007
Thank you Anna, Can I do Computer Science without Maths A levels, and instead do good in IT A levels?


Hi @Anas007,

Thats a good question. Unfortunately if a university has maths requirement then it means usually you are expected to do maths a levels. Please do check with the university admissions team to ask them for more guidance.
The contact details for Surrey's admissions team: https://www.surrey.ac.uk/form/admissions-enquiry-form where you can also find their number

Another option you can consider is doing a foundation course - this is usually taken if someone has not met the required grades or subjects but still wants to do the course. It gives you a good base understanding of the subject as well. Surrey doesnt currently do a foundation course for computer science but we do it for Computer and Internet Engineering BEng (Hons) and Electronic Engineering with Computer Systems BEng (Hons) which is in the same field. If not may be worth checking other university websites if they offer a foundation course for Computer Science

Hope this helps, as always feel free to ask anymore questions :smile:

All the best,
Anna (Civ Eng)

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