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Gap year after 3 years of A levels!?

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    I have just finished 3 years of a levels (i resat year 12). i applied to study audiology and got a place but the university had not received my DBS clearance check in time and so i was released into clearing. i then applied for psychology and am currently holding a place for that (at a different university).

    however i am instead considering taking a gap year and then reapplying for audiology for 2017/18 entry. since my grades meet the requirements of the university, i am almost guaranteed a place. however, i am afraid i will end up without an offer or there will be another problem with my DBS and i will not be able to go to uni AGAIN next year.
    do you think it's best for me to take a gap year (baring in mind i have already spent 3 years on my a levels) and apply for audiology, keeping in mind the small risk i will not be offered a place. or to continue with psychology and then do a masters in audiology? is it possible for me to start my psychology degree this year and meanwhile apply to start audiology next year? this would allow some security- if i don't get a place in audiology i will just continue with psychology.
    opinions are highly appreciated. thank you

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