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Why do crappy universities ask for UCAS points rather than grades?

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-03-14 22:48:11 - Similar - Report/Block

For instance, Greenwich University ask for 260 UCAS points for their Mathematics course which is only BBC! Is it because they are too ashamed to put the grades required on their website due to comparisons with better universities?...

How lenient is the insurance offer?

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-06-04 00:40:59 - Similar - Report/Block

Hi, basically I received a conditional offer from De Montfort so I put it as my insurance, the course is Economics and they are asking for BBC or 280 ucas points (it actually only says 280 ucas points and has no information about grades required like it does for it's others courses, I thought I'd just mention that incase it is different t...

Haven't got 300 Ucas points which most employers are looking for

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-05-10 02:34:08 - Similar - Report/Block

Hey everyone! :) I have got an unconditional offer to study BA Economics at University which had entry requirements of 300 Ucas points. I achieved 260 Ucas points (BCC) but 290 including my AS Level (Which my university accepted). Whilst looking at potential jobs I could get after my degree in the banking/finance/accounting sector, provid...

Flopped A-levels......Need 300 UCAS Points!

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-03-24 04:13:28 - Similar - Report/Block

Hi. Long story short....flopped A-levels (big time) due to very bad health problems. (taking gap year to sort myself out). Only got 110 UCAS points from 1 btec and an AS level. I want to do a business course which requires 300 UCAS points. I know i am capable of coping with the demands of a BA degree. Dont want to do foundation degree as...

Extended project UCAS points

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-05-04 01:02:33 - Similar - Report/Block

I'm in year 12 and want to study Geology at Plymouth. The entry requirement is 320 UCAS points but does the university accept the UCAS points from the extended project to go towards your offer?...

UCAS Points and me

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-03-11 15:30:02 - Similar - Report/Block

I studied Level 3 BTEC national Certificate in uniformed public services (17 units, not 12 like ucas sometimes says) got it in 2010. Looking at UCAS it looks like I haven't got enough points to do what what I want after I was assured by my rather wonderful College that it wouldn't effect me greatly to do that rather than a diploma. I got...

course wants 300 im only gonna get 280 ucas points

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-06-10 11:40:18 - Similar - Report/Block

im doing forensic computing at dmu, do alot of people apply for it? ill definately be 20 ucas points short, can i still get a place? i have no interest in the btec business course im doing which is why i will be 20 points short, will dmu still accept me? mainly do you think i can get a place when they're asking for 300 points and ill only...

Calculating UCAS Points

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-04-20 19:07:02 - Similar - Report/Block

Can someone help me out here. When calculating my UCAS, if I take a subject at AS and then continue it to A2, do I add the points I got at AS (60) to my A2 points (120) to make 180. Or do we just keep 120 as I didn't drop it? I worked this out at 640 UCAS points but that seems incredibly high. I think I've done it wrong because I don't kn...

Redo Year 12 After Year 13

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-02-18 00:30:12 - Similar - Report/Block

Hey, I need to get two A's to get into the uni of my choice (due to UCAS points). I currently have 70 from the two AS subjects that I dropped and as I'm only doing two full A-Levels, I need high grades for a relatively disappointing uni. Anyway, I was wondering if it's possible for me to go back and redo year 12 with brand new subjects an...

Adding resit grades to UCAS

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-03-20 18:52:54 - Similar - Report/Block

I'm currently in year 13, and in January I did resits of one Biology module and one Chemistry module. The Chemistry mark stayed exactly the same, but I got an A in Biology, which has bumped my overall AS grade up from a C to a B. Obviously that's quite significant, but I can't see any way of adding it onto my UCAS form (I have already sen...

Need help choosing firm and insurance university for A&F

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-05-13 05:33:46 - Similar - Report/Block

Hello everyone. I am an international student who has applied for Accounting and Finance in the UK. I've received all my offers, all of which are conditional, and am now having a bit of difficulty in deciding my firm and insurance universities. The three main universities I'm having trouble choosing from are The University of Warwick, LSE...

UCAS Extra/Advice

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-03-27 03:37:18 - Similar - Report/Block

H e l l o ~ I want to study Children Nursing, but unfortunately all my 5 choices were unsuccessful. Now I am able to use UCAS Extra. But all this has gone through my mind and just getting a bit worried since I already am taking a gap year and do NOT want to take another. ~ I had a look at other Universities that do the course, but am worr...

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UCAS deadline help

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-01-31 11:13:49 - Similar - Report/Block

Hi, I have applied for 5 courses and I'm 100% sure I applied before the 15th of Jan deadline at midnight. I sent off my application on the 14th and references were added on the morning of the 15th. When I go on to UCAS > Track it says my application was processed on the 16th of Jan by UCAS.. Does this mean Universities don't have to look...

Physical Geography or Computer Science?

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-04-22 00:27:22 - Similar - Report/Block

Hey there guys, I am currently in my AS-Levels doing Geography, History and ICT and I have been checking out universities I could go to, and also seeing the grades needed for the subjects I am possibly thinking of doing. My main two are: Physical Geography Computer Science Yes, I know they are completely different from each other but I lo...

Sixth form How many UMS points is a U worth

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-03-20 19:11:27 - Similar - Report/Block

I recently did a biology practical. As level. OCR. And I got 23/40 which is a U. 24 was the cut off point for a E. I'm feeling really bummed at the moment :( I just wanna know if I get any UMS points for it. UMS- I repeat- not UCAS. I need as many UMS points as I can get because i'm looking to get an A in my final AS grade. Thanks! P.s. i...

Best University for Human Resource Management

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-04-18 15:10:01 - Similar - Report/Block

Out of all the Human Resource Management undergrad courses I've looked at, most of them have been at lower-end less-prestigious universities. Which high-value universities do a HRM degree? Thanks. (If they're north of England it's a bonus). http://search.ucas.com/cgi-bin/hsrun...E MENT&single=N...

UCAS nationality

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2012-10-11 13:34:51 - Similar - Report/Block

Hi Ive sent off my ucas application but think iv made a mistake - ive written the wrong nationality. Can someone inform me of the different options in the drop down list on UCAS APPLY for nationality , so i can tell UCAS the correct one. Please helppp ] thanks :)...

Computer Science (G400) at Edinburgh, Manchester or Warwick? Help needed

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-04-22 12:55:11 - Similar - Report/Block

Hello, I have received offers for Computer Science (G400) (3years) course from; - University of Edinburgh - University of Manchester - University of Warwick All offers are conditional. I obtained the required A level results for them all but I still need to take IELTS exam (hence conditional). The UCAS deadline is getting closer (8 May 2...

Withdrawing UCAS application

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-04-16 15:38:44 - Similar - Report/Block

Hello :o I applied through UCAS in september and since then i have recieved all 5 offers, as well as have already chosen my firm and insurance. However, i no longer wish to do the course or go the the universities i applied for. I know this for certain. I would like to apply through UCAS again, but this September (September 2013 for 2014...

Can universities offer a similar course instead of the course applied for

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-03-15 14:18:34 - Similar - Report/Block

I applied for a Computer Science Course at a Queens University, then in my offer it said Computer and Information Technology, i not sure if i applied for the wrong course or whether they changed their offer. It said on the offer original application has been unsuccessful so can universities change the course they offer you to a simialr co...

Applying Through Clearing

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-03-23 16:21:18 - Similar - Report/Block

Quick Question, when applying through clearing, you call up the universities that have places available right? So if you get made a couple of offers can you only enter the details for one choice on the UCAS track? Also if the university offers you a place, and you add it to the track website on UCAS this doesn't necessarily mean they have...

opencv cvfitline is giving doubtful results

stackoverflow.com - 2012-03-27 00:06:04 - Similar - Report/Block

I am using OpenCV's function cvFitLine and it is giving me results that I find very doubtful. Basically, you can see that I am inputting coordinates of points pretty much along a line with 2 outliers. I am using the Huber distance measure to ignore the outliers. The resulting fitted line however is a diagonal line that seems to be taking...

Free OPI Nail Polish!!

centslessdeals.com - 2013-03-27 08:19:58 - Similar - Report/Block

Right now if you are a a Kelloggs Rewards member you can score some free nail polish. (even if you aren’t sign up and use the code below to get yours!) You will find this deal under the promotion tab once you log in. 2013KFRBonusCode – 50 points XOXO-XOXO-XOXO-XOXO -25 points GOODHOUSEMAG50PT – 50 points HOWITWORKS20PNTS – 20 points KFR...

Mid-Range Universities.

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-06-10 17:41:49 - Similar - Report/Block

Hi everyone, I'm currently looking at universities, planning which open days to go on etc. I'm having trouble finding universities that have entry grades that aren't below AAB/ABB or above CCC if you know what I mean? Those unis are obviously hard to get into and I was wondering if people could point me to some decent universities that do...

Sixth form After 2 years of doing A levels, I now feel guilty for picking Further Maths

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-06-10 12:19:26 - Similar - Report/Block

i would have been better of doing something like maths, physics and some other softer subject... instead of trying to do maths, physics, chemistry and further maths at the start of the year...failing chemistry and dropping it after March results last year.. and this year i am doing bad in Further maths anyway, just failed my M3 exam... ne

MMU 2013 Application Response!

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-03-21 12:45:22 - Similar - Report/Block

Hey Guys! Need Some help, I've applied to MMU, for a Business Marketing Degree, I Applied on the 12th March, But havent had a response yet, Im 19 and already completed my a-levels with a B(business Studies) C(Philosophy and Ethics) D(IT) and 30 Ucas Points from AS Psychology so i have 270 Points. How long did it take for you to hear back,...

What's the latest date you can accept a UCAS offer?

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2012-08-14 14:51:48 - Similar - Report/Block

Hi, my school careers dept is fairly useless so I figured some people on here might know. I've applied through UCAS but would rather go to Trinity College Dublin. However, I don't find out if I'm in to TCD until the 20th - is there any way I can sorta sit on my UCAS firm for a couple of days but reject them if I get an offer from TCD? (UC...

No uni offers

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-02-28 01:10:46 - Similar - Report/Block

Hey guys, basically I applied to do law this year, after taking a gap year, and despite having what i thought was very good alevel results, i have been rejected by all 5 of my choices :( because of a rubbish lnat score. I was momentarily cheered up when someone told me about ucas extra, that is until I went through the list and saw that m...

Currently doing a foundation course at uclan but would like to go to Bolton Uni

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-02-26 02:08:59 - Similar - Report/Block

I am currently doing a law foundation course at uclan but would like to attend University of Bolton next september. Do I have to apply through ucas and I am not sure how many ucas points a foundation course has? thanks...

Advice please :( convince uni to change my place to an unconditional

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-05-05 18:38:55 - Similar - Report/Block

OKAY, so.. i've applied to study photography at falmouth i have already done my a levels, i got AAB so i have the points to get in already i am currently doing an art foundation but instead of offering me an unconditional place, they offered me a conditional on the terms i get a merit on the art foundation...which is weird cause i already...

Pivitol situation-Applying for Medicine

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2012-08-31 17:10:04 - Similar - Report/Block

Having had a LOW UKCAT (UNDER 600) I have limited choices for medical schools. I Want to apply for Imperial and UCL because they do not do UKCAT(was going to apply anyways with whatever ukcat score) and I am going to do BMAT. I am also wanting to apply for Liverpool just because it is the only good university does not require admissions t...

Confused about what to do with UCAS extra !

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-02-26 18:09:48 - Similar - Report/Block

I originally applied through UCAS for Primary Education, but after not being successful I've applied through UCAS extra for Childhood studies. However, I didn't realise you was supposed to contact the university before applying and I'm unsure if I need to alter my personal statement. Help please !...

Free way to make money from your smartphone(Idevices and Android)

thebotnet.com - 2013-04-24 10:36:57 - Similar - Report/Block

Serach for an app called CHECKPOINTS from your device. This app allows you to cashout money in your paypal for points. This app is a better alternative to Apptrailers and Bamboo wallet. How it works:- 1) You should earn coins by playing games, watching app videos. 2) Use of Earned coins:- Scratch tickets: You pay one coin, scartch the car...

University of Southampton offer

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-04-09 16:17:40 - Similar - Report/Block

I got a conditional offer from the University of Southampton. In the offer they want me to meet 32 points overall and 16 in HL, however, I got 30 as predicted IB points and that is what i submitted when i applied through UCAS to their International Relations course. Does this mean that if I meet the 30 i will get accepted or do i need to...

Applying late via UCAS. Possible?

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-03-01 11:15:29 - Similar - Report/Block

Long story short, I just got rejected from my dream university which is not in the UK. I applied to three in total, all of them NOT in the UK, thus I didn't use UCAS. However, my parents told me it would be best if I applied elsewhere as well. I wish I'd done UCAS now, but I didn't. Is it possible to still apply late?...

Confused about UCAS decision changes.

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-05-04 18:18:00 - Similar - Report/Block

Hello, Sorry if this thread has been done a million times, but I've been doing some research about changing my UCAS decision but it has left me a bit confused. Here's the context: I firmed Leeds and put Reading as my insurance on 1st May. Earlier today I was having doubts about Reading as my insurance and now I think I'd like to change it...

University Interview Advice

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-03-25 12:01:26 - Similar - Report/Block

I applied to four universities through UCAS. Three have gotten back to me; Lincoln, Westminster and Gloucester. I was wondering if anyone had heard back from the University of Hertfordshire in relation to the Film and Television Course? Also, how should I approach them if they do not reply? Thanks! :)...

what are my options - rejected for medicine 2 years in a row!

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-03-23 13:57:49 - Similar - Report/Block

Hey, Just recently found out that I got rejected from all 4 of my universities (in Scotland) for medicine AGAIN so that's 2 years in a row. I am just wondering what my options are as I really don't want to take another gap year? I could go down the graduate route but I might still fail to get into a medical school afterwards. I know some...

Three local universities ranked among best 300

diariolibre.com - 2013-05-29 06:00:00 - Similar - Report/Block

SD. Among the 300 best universities that the international company Quacquarelli Symonds lists in its QS Latin American University Rankings 2013, are three Dominican universities. These universities achieved the rankings-although not among the first-and are the Pontifical Catholic University Madre y Maestra, the Iberoamericana University (...

Should there be a UCAS appeals process?

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-03-15 13:49:21 - Similar - Report/Block

Most government departments that deal with the public have an appeals process where decisions are given a second look at by someone else, or perhaps an ombudsman or some sort of independent regulator. Universities are also essentially government departments, and yet as far as I'm aware do not have a decisions appeals procedure. Once a uni...




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