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    Hey guys, im pretty sure my performance in Biology won't get me higher than a D this year. It won't affect me getting into uni luckily, but even so I think id still like to retake a module if i can!
    does any1 know if its possible to retake a module or a whole a level during the first year of uni?
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    May I ask out of curiosiy what your offer is? I think you can retake a module if you decline your grade. If you get your A level cerified I think you cannot retake anymore. But I can be wrong. Best ask your exam officer and even better try not to be so pesimistic until you actualy get the results.
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    In my school when you go to uni your allowed to come back in january to retake an exam.
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    (Original post by belis)
    May I ask out of curiosiy what your offer is? I think you can retake a module if you decline your grade. If you get your A level cerified I think you cannot retake anymore. But I can be wrong. Best ask your exam officer and even better try not to be so pesimistic until you actualy get the results.
    i need 280 points to include at least 2 6-unit awards. I already have 200 points from AS, so that just means 2 C grades at A level.....i hope....
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    (Original post by sahsum)
    Hey guys, im pretty sure my performance in Biology won't get me higher than a D this year. It won't affect me getting into uni luckily, but even so I think id still like to retake a module if i can!
    does any1 know if its possible to retake a module or a whole a level during the first year of uni?

    i need 280 points to include at least 2 6-unit awards. I already have 200 points from AS, so that just means 2 C grades at A level.....i hope....
    I would resit the modules that affected your overall grade for Biology (e.g. taking 1 or 2 modules to improve your overall grade for A-level Biology) instead of the whole A-level. I would resit it in January.

    According to your offer, you need 2 A-levels that would add up to 280 points. Your AS-levels (3 unit) doesn't count, as they want two 6 unit awards (i.e A-levels are 6 unit awards - AS [units 1,2,3] +A2 [units 4,5,6]= A-level 6 unit award). Basically, they want your overall A-level grade when you get your results on the 18th.
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    According to your offer, you need 2 A-levels that would add up to 280 points. Your AS-levels (3 unit) doesn't count, as they want two 6 unit awards (i.e A-levels are 6 unit awards - AS [units 1,2,3] +A2 [units 4,5,6]= A-level 6 unit award). Basically, they want your overall A-level grade when you get your results on the 18th.
    They want at least 2 ] 6 unis awards which means AS levels can count in place of 3rd A level. There is no way that 2 A levels alone can give you 280 points as AA is only 240.
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    Im pretty sure that my offer means i need to get 280 points from studying 2 A levels and a combination of AS. I have done 4 ASs from which i got AACC = 200 so to make up the 280, i need 2 Cs this year from A levels right?
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    (Original post by sahsum)
    Im pretty sure that my offer means i need to get 280 points from studying 2 A levels and a combination of AS. I have done 4 ASs from which i got AACC = 200 so to make up the 280, i need 2 Cs this year from A levels right?
    Don't forget your A2 levels aren't counted again from AS.
    CCcc gives 80+80+40+40=240 (I presume you carried forwards your two As).
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    i got AACC at AS and which equals 200 points. So to get 280 points including 2 A2s i need 80 more points, which is the same as 2 Cs (40+40)right??
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    no because u cannot count the two AS grades which you are carrying on to A level. so for example u have AACC but u r carrying on two of those..(AA (MAYBE)) so u cannot take the AA into account when counting them up. u can only count ur as grades u have not carried on plus ur a level grades u get this year. if that makes sense!!
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    yes but the A level grades are double the AS grades, so effectively they do still count....
    AS level:
    A = 60 x 2
    C = 40 x 2
    total = 200
    A2 level:
    i would need 2 Cs (40) to get 280 total from my 2 years of study
    eeek now im scared but i think im right
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    (Original post by sahsum)
    yes but the A level grades are double the AS grades, so effectively they do still count....
    AS level:
    A = 60 x 2
    C = 40 x 2
    total = 200
    A2 level:
    i would need 2 Cs (40) to get 280 total from my 2 years of study
    eeek now im scared but i think im right
    Yes, that's right, as it's impossible to get 280 with only 2 A-levels (AA is only 240). It's best to double check if you are worried with the universities.
 
 
 
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