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Can i still get into a good uni in England with a good BTEC grade but bad GCSE grades

can i still get into a good uni in England
and which ones
my GCSE grades were,
Maths-5 (3-4 marks below a 6)
English Language-4
same in literature and i know those grades are horrible
in total i got 6 gcses
i think i can get at least a DDD in BTEC business
what are some decent unis i can get into to study accounting and finance
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Reply 1
city, uni of london
queen mary uni
Reply 2
Original post by QueenOla
city, uni of london
queen mary uni

they all require at least a 6 or 7 in maths
Reply 3
You may need to look at lower unis like London South Bank Uni, City of Westminster Uni, West London Uni, East London Uni,Kingston Uni, London Metropolitans Uni, Coventry Uni there is a campus in London, Brunel Uni
The bit lower Uni check out

Hope that helps
Original post by mnf777
can i still get into a good uni in England
and which ones
my GCSE grades were,
Maths-5 (3-4 marks below a 6)
English Language-4
same in literature and i know those grades are horrible
i think i can get at least a DDD in BTEC business
what are some decent unis i can get into to study accounting and finance

If your looking at business type course look at resitting Maths. Many universities will require grade 5 due to the Mathematical content of things like Business, Marketing, Accountancy and Finance. Did you only pass 3 GCSEs as some require 5.
Original post by mnf777
can i still get into a good uni in England
and which ones
my GCSE grades were,
Maths-5 (3-4 marks below a 6)
English Language-4
same in literature and i know those grades are horrible
i think i can get at least a DDD in BTEC business
what are some decent unis i can get into to study accounting and finance

Probably not, an apprenticeship or via AAT would be a much better route for you, and without the debt.
Reply 6
Original post by swanseajack1
If your looking at business type course look at resitting Maths. Many universities will require grade 5 due to the Mathematical content of things like Business, Marketing, Accountancy and Finance. Did you only pass 3 GCSEs as some require 5.

i got 6 gcses and i did get a 5 in maths
Original post by mnf777
i got 6 gcses and i did get a 5 in maths

Here is a list I put together for Economics a few years ago of places that didnt require Maths A levels. Use this and check it out as things might have changed. It might be worth you re sitting Maths GCSE to give you more options.

Economics without A level Maths
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Aberystwyth* grade 4
Aston grade 5
Bangor grade 4
East Anglia grade 5
Essex grade 5
Hull grade 4
Kent grade 5
Lancaster grade 6
Leicester grade 5
Loughborough grade 6/7
Nottingham grade 7
Queens Belfast grade A
Reading grade 6
Royal Holloway grade 7
Stirling grade 4
Srathclyde grade 6
Surrey grade 7
Sussex grade 6
Swansea grade 5
Original post by mnf777
can i still get into a good uni in England
and which ones
my GCSE grades were,
Maths-5 (3-4 marks below a 6)
English Language-4
same in literature and i know those grades are horrible
in total i got 6 gcses
i think i can get at least a DDD in BTEC business
what are some decent unis i can get into to study accounting and finance

Hi @mnf777 ,
Lancaster do an accounting and finance course which requires DDM in an BTEC, i've attached the course page for you to look at to see if the course and modules interest you! Accounting and Finance BSc Hons (N400) - Lancaster University.
For GCSE'S as it says on the link above it requires a 4 for English language, which would be fine, and for maths it preferably requires a 6, but it does say that it will consider applicants with a grade 5 in maths on an individual basis. So if you look at the course and your interested in it, maybe send an email to [email protected] to clarify the GCSE maths grade, explaining how close you were to a 6, and hopefully they will be able to advise on this.
Hope this helps, and if you have any questions on Lancaster, feel free to ask!
-Jasmine (Lancaster Student Ambassador)

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