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    I currently have 60 Open Uni points under my belt, and another 60 coming when I complete next year's course. I plan on applying to Nottingham Trent and I was wondering if they would take me with 120 OU points, but no A levels? I want to do something media/english based in 2010.

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    (Original post by madeinacup)
    I currently have 60 Open Uni points under my belt, and another 60 coming when I complete next year's course. I plan on applying to Nottingham Trent and I was wondering if they would take me with 120 OU points, but no A levels? I want to do something media/english based in 2010.

    Thanks for any help!
    I'm sure they'd consider you - they might even consider you for second year entry as you will have completed the equivalent of a first year, so ring them up and talk to them about it. The points you talk about aren't "OU", they are a transferable "currency" within higher education. The issue will be compatibility between the ground you've covered with the OU and the first year of the Nottingham Trent course.
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    Thanks, thats helped a lot. I thought they would just be considered worthless because they weren't a 'proper' qualification, but I will check with them
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    I have an offer from Nottingham Trent based on Open Uni points. I do have A levels, but they allowed me to enter directly into the 2nd year based on my OU study
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    omg that gives me so much hope lol. Can I ask what course you applied for and what A Levels you have? Thanks x
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    A Levels in economics, maths and physics from 2004. Applied for Business Economics. Have a Certificate in Business Studies from the OU. I have loads of work experience, too
 
 
 

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