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    (Original post by NrGtic)
    I see your point, but if I'm not at a significant disadvantage with 4 As and 1 C instead of just 4 As I'd rather keep ETH Zurich as an option.
    Does Zurich have like a minimum requirement that you should get on the Humanity option?
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    (Original post by reinaadira)
    Does Zurich have like a minimum requirement that you should get on the Humanity option?
    A C at AS is the minimum according to
    http://www.swissuniversities.ch/en/s...eat-britain-l/

    But I think it would be worth OP asking them to confirm this requirement given they appear to asking for 5 ASs as a minimum which is well above the normal academic requirement for any other university.

    Oh, another thought, what about an EPQ instead...?

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    A C at AS is the minimum according to
    http://www.swissuniversities.ch/en/s...eat-britain-l/

    But I think it would be worth OP asking them to confirm this requirement given they appear to asking for 5 ASs as a minimum which is well above the normal academic requirement for any other university.

    Oh, another thought, what about an EPQ instead...?

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    No, the minimum requirement for AS-Level is 3 subjects. You need 3 A-Levels and 4 further subjects at AS OR GCSE.
    Where does it say that the minimum at AS is a C?
    I will be doing an engineering related EPQ.
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    (Original post by NrGtic)
    No, the minimum requirement for AS-Level is 3 subjects. You need 3 A-Levels and 4 further subjects at AS OR GCSE.
    Where does it say that the minimum at AS is a C?
    I will be doing an engineering related EPQ.
    Cool, so why do 6? Your EPQ counts as yet another AS-level.

    Says here "at least C", but I'm definitely no expert on Swiss requirements hence why I said to check direct with Zurich.

    "England, Wales and Northern Ireland::dolphin:Upper secondary school-leaving certificate including 6 independent general education subjects, each one with at least grade C (or M3 for Pre-U, as from 2015 also 4 for GCSE). At least 3 subjects must be at level GCE AL / AICE AL / Pre-U Principal Subject (one of which must be mathematics or another natural sciences subject), 1 GCE AS / AICE AS / Pre-U Short Course and 2 GCSE"





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    (Original post by jneill)
    Cool, so why do 6? Your EPQ counts as yet another AS-level.

    Says here "at least C", but I'm definitely no expert on Swiss requirements hence why I said to check direct with Zurich.

    "England, Wales and Northern Ireland::dolphin:Upper secondary school-leaving certificate including 6 independent general education subjects, each one with at least grade C (or M3 for Pre-U, as from 2015 also 4 for GCSE). At least 3 subjects must be at level GCE AL / AICE AL / Pre-U Principal Subject (one of which must be mathematics or another natural sciences subject), 1 GCE AS / AICE AS / Pre-U Short Course and 2 GCSE"





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    This doesn't apply to ETH Zurich though (abbreviation ETHZ)
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    (Original post by NrGtic)
    I see your point, but if I'm not at a significant disadvantage with 4 As and 1 C instead of just 4 As I'd rather keep ETH Zurich as an option.
    You have to remember you're not guaranteed 4As and 1C. Play it safe and just do 4 AS subjects. Things could go so, so wrong over the next few weeks and months.
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    (Original post by NrGtic)
    This doesn't apply to ETH Zurich though (abbreviation ETHZ)
    Fair enough, but we are not the experts on Swiss requirements anyway. Speak to your uni.

    But this says GCSE is fine? "Or GCSE"

    ETHZ
    England, Wales and Northern Ireland: GCE with 3 Advanced Levels or Cambridge Pre-U (Principal Subjects) in: 1. mathematics; 2. physics or chemistry or biology, 3. language of instruction or foreign language with minimum grade B (A-Levels) resp. M 2 (Cambridge Pre-U Principal Subjects) in each of these 3 subjects and at least 4 additional subjects GCE AS, Cambridge Pre-U Short Courses or (I)GCSE* in the last 3 years of secondary education of the following: physics; natural sciences; geometry; computer science; 1 language only, geography; history; economics. Otherwise: Reduced Entrance Examination ETH Zurich.



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    (Original post by jneill)
    Fair enough, but we are not the experts on Swiss requirements anyway. Speak to your uni.

    But this says GCSE is fine? "Or GCSE"

    ETHZ
    England, Wales and Northern Ireland: GCE with 3 Advanced Levels or Cambridge Pre-U (Principal Subjects) in: 1. mathematics; 2. physics or chemistry or biology, 3. language of instruction or foreign language with minimum grade B (A-Levels) resp. M 2 (Cambridge Pre-U Principal Subjects) in each of these 3 subjects and at least 4 additional subjects GCE AS, Cambridge Pre-U Short Courses or (I)GCSE* in the last 3 years of secondary education of the following: physics; natural sciences; geometry; computer science; 1 language only, geography; history; economics. Otherwise: Reduced Entrance Examination ETH Zurich.



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