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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

Distance learning A-levels?

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-05-03 15:03:27 - Similar - Report/Block

Hi, :) Is anyone doing distance learning a-levels? I'm a bit apprehensive about doing one :S . (I can't do 6th form I'm 22) If so, where and were they any good? I've just looked at Oxford College online and I could do one online for about £300. http://www.oxfordcollege.ac/courses/a-le vel-courses . I should have done better in my A-levels...

Training Contract and A Levels

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-06-05 16:51:15 - Similar - Report/Block

I have seen that for many of the training contract roles you're required to have 300+ UCAS points, or 3 A Levels. I don't have any A Levels, instead I did an Access to Higher Education course (I'm a mature student about to start my LLB). I am going to do three A Levels whilst I am in university (i'll be sitting the examinations as a priva...

Doing A levels when I'm already at University, a good idea?

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-04-24 19:01:58 - Similar - Report/Block

Hi, I didn't do A levels because I was quite ill and had to leave school during my GCSEs. I am now doing an Access Course and will hopefully be going to university next year. Unfortunately many graduate schemes now require a certain number of UCAS points on top of a degree, so would it be a good idea to do some A levels whilst I am at uni...

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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

I messed up my UCAS

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-02-25 19:27:00 - Similar - Report/Block

So today I got an email from Queens in Belfast saying that I have taken my A Levels twice already I thought this was weird since I only completed my A Levels in 2012 and I am now taking a gap year. So then I went onto my UCAS and viewed my application. Turns out instead of saying 2011 E in AS Chemistry I wrote E in A Level Chemistry. I ha...

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?...

Regarding A-levels and their points

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-06-10 17:32:27 - Similar - Report/Block

Hiya! I've been having some confusion over how points are allocated. My current understanding is this: AS is worth 50% of final with A2 e.g. 50 points for a B, 40 for a C, etc. However this means if you completely get a 0 in A2 (not saying I'm aiming for that!) then you receive the equivalent amount of AS points e.g. you would be put at 4...

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...

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...

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?...

Will my grades get me into a good university such as Oxbridge?

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-03-23 19:09:12 - Similar - Report/Block

Hi, I'm a GCSE student, and I was wondering that if what I get in my GCSE's would matter if I could get into a good university? For example, I like Oxbridge or the university of London, and in my GCSE's, I've predicted I would get; 5 A*'s, 1 A and 5 B's OR 4 A*'s, 1 A and 6 B's. The 2 A*'s would come from a Double Business BTEC course I a...

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 :)...

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...

Diameter of a Convex polygon using Rotating Calipers

stackoverflow.com - 2012-10-18 09:23:24 - Similar - Report/Block

I am trying to solve the problem of finding the diameter of a convex polygon i.e a pair of points that have maximum distance between them. http://cgm.cs.mcgill.ca/~orm/diam.html I have tried to implement the algorithm/pseudo-code mentioned here. But I am getting wrong answer for the polygon made using these points (-3,-4) (2,-3) (4,3) (0,...

Blank EUCLID status to offer via UCAS - How long did you have to wait?

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-03-20 19:23:03 - Similar - Report/Block

From what I've read on the Edinburgh forums, a blank EUCLID status means a decision on your application has been made. For those who have experienced the process of applying to Edinburgh, how long did it take between your EUCLID status going blank and UCAS informing you of the university's decision.

Free OPI Nail Polish!!

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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...

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...

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...

I have 4 'real' gcse's, HELP ME PLEASE

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-03-14 02:32:15 - Similar - Report/Block

Ive applied to do nursing at uni and I have an interview at London South Bank in April. On the requirements it says 260 UCAS points and 5 gcse's/equivalent (grade c) The A levels arent a problem, just the gcse's. I have a NCFE level 2 pass in Graphic Design National Certificate level 2 at Merit In ICT I have English lit and lang at grades...

CASS Conditional Offer

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-04-22 12:17:35 - Similar - Report/Block

Around a month or so ago I recieved a conditional offer from CASS Business School for Bsc Business Studies. The terms of my conditional offer was to provide proof of certain exam results and I was wondering whether I have a high chance of securing the space. The requirements for the course are as follows: A Levels: AAA GCSE: A in maths an...

BTEC Extended Diploma UCAS points?

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-03-12 01:04:28 - Similar - Report/Block

So im looking in to doing the BTEC Health and Social Care extended diploma level 3 - i've looked on individual university websites and lots of the ones im interested in accept it as an alternative route to studying Adult Nursing. However, on the UCAS website i dont seem to be able to find it the exact qualification the tariff table... hel

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...

Equation of an ellipse passing through three points?

stackoverflow.com - 2012-03-17 04:07:39 - Similar - Report/Block

I would like to create an animation of an object using an elliptical path. I realize there may be an infinite number of possible ellipses given three points, but so long as I can find one that will allow me to animate along that path, I'm fine. If it helps, the points are (0,0) (500,0) and (1000,1000). So the second point is halfway betwe...

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...

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...

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...

TYS in UK?? o.0

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-06-03 11:32:10 - Similar - Report/Block

hey guys, im new to UK's A lvl. I studied in Sg for the past yrs n did my GCE O'Levels. I just want to know if students in UK use Ten Year Series (TYS) as practice for their AS,A2 Levels? I am not really sure if TYS are used in UK. It is used extensively in Singapore for both GCE O'Levels and A'Levels. It'd be great if someone would enlig...

Has Anyone Done An Access Course?

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-03-29 15:01:44 - Similar - Report/Block

Okay so I've just recently discovered about access courses and how it would be equivalent to A levels but only requires one year.I have been researching about it & it sounds like something i would be interested in.But before I make my mind up about it,i just want to know someone else's personal experience with access courses & if they wou...

Should I apply

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-04-09 19:31:31 - Similar - Report/Block

Hi, I am in lower sixth, I have started to look at universitys but I have always wanted to go to Trinity Dublin. I am Irish and definiatley applying to Trinity I have one problem though. I go to school in England so instead of leaving certificate I do A levels. In Ireland they also have a point system, you can get max 100 points in exam,...

Venture in Vietnam?

thestudentroom.co.uk - 2013-03-27 09:37:08 - Similar - Report/Block

I'm currently Year 12, sitting AS-Levels. I was wondering whether it would be possible do this: http://www.realgap.co.uk/vietnam-exp...# axzz2OfcV3xyA 4 week trip to Vietnam in between finishing my a-Levels and going to Uni. The trip has really caught my eye, as it looks a like a fantastic culture and includes a beneficial week of volunte...


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