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BTEC - UCAS Tarriff Points

Can you tell me how many UCAS Tariff points my BTEC will be worth?
Answered by Alison Patterson
UCAS has developed a tariff that converts all qualifications to a points system. The Tariff Tables are at

You should be able to calculate your expected total points score.

If it is not clear from university websites whether they accept your BTEC level 3 instead of a third A level, you should write for clarification. Entry requirements are usually quite clear. UCAS Course Search also contains this information. Go to


Universities are listed alphabetically. Refine your search, choose a few universities/courses, click on entry requirements.

For example, the University of Birmingham's statement is at:

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