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    (Original post by correiat)
    I am thinking of doing a BTEC in Level 3 Science as it consists of mainly Biology, I have applied and am waiting for a reply! Thanks for the advice. I definitely will do what my heart says and stop listening to others
    Fab, wishing you all the luck :heart:
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    Hey! :hello:

    I think that a BTEC could be an absolutely amazing solution for you, in order for you to get to university. I too did quite badly in my AS levels and found the the assessment type would get to me and make me ill, it's just not how I'd like to be assessed.

    BTEC is a lot more coursework based and is probably easier-going than A levels. You could get a part time job to get some money, and more importantly some work experience which can be really helpful after uni.

    These will help you get to uni! My sister studied for a science-related BTEC and ended up at Cardiff University studying Biomedical science. My other sister did a BTEC in health and social care (or something related to that) and went on to study Psychology at the University of Chester.

    I also asked if I could cram 12 units into a year, rather than do the full course, and they let me. So I ended up in the same group of people I would have been going to uni with anyway. That said, I had a year out later down the line and I still ended up graduating with the same people, as people take years out/gap years/years in industry.

    If you're in doubt, call the university and ask if they'd take a BTEC and what subjects they'd be looking for. :yy:

    Hope this helps!
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    yesterday i got my results and found i got D, D, D, E. E in biology which is the only subject i actually wanted to take. I cant retake the year because the specifications have changed for all or most subjects. what are my options?
    I was in a very similar situation a year ago. I would suggest u do A2 as the same time as retaking some AS units.
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    Hi, I'm the same. However I failed mine and am going back to my old school and doing AS Level all over again so I will now be in the yearbelow my actual age group. I am prepared to restart as I think it would be better for me to start fresh.
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    (Original post by correiat)
    yesterday i got my results and found i got D, D, D, E. E in biology which is the only subject i actually wanted to take. I cant retake the year because the specifications have changed for all or most subjects. what are my options?[/QiUOTE]
    I was in a very similar situation a year ago. I would suggest u do A2 as the same time as retaking some AS units.
    i want to do material science and engineering , got 4D'S... failed but because it's linear i think i got a second chance of retaking maths and applying for uni's through adjustment because i don't want to go to a crap uni next year despite failing this year.
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    In all honesty, i dont feel like redoing yr12 is the thing for me. if i failed the first time, what tells me i wont again? why should i waste time risking a fail, when I could still get equivalent alevels and actually progress? please tell me what you think
 
 
 
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