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    I've dropped English in the middle of the AS course and ended up getting an u(I've done one paper), I know you don't have to put that on ucas, but can they find out? And on the separation sheet for Cambridge, do you have to put done everything on it including the failed ones? And can they find out the dates you sit all your exams so that they know I didn't sit the second paper?
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    (Original post by 5sun5)
    I've dropped English in the middle of the AS course and ended up getting an u(I've done one paper), I know you don't have to put that on ucas, but can they find out? And on the separation sheet for Cambridge, do you have to put done everything on it including the failed ones? And can they find out the dates you sit all your exams so that they know I didn't sit the second paper?
    You will have to declare to Cambridge every exam you have taken (including the dates), at the module level, giving results in UMS form for each, even if you failed them - including the re-sits.
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    (Original post by Good bloke)
    You will have to declare to Cambridge every exam you have taken (including the dates), at the module level, giving results in UMS form for each, even if you failed them - including the re-sits.
    But not for all universities, if I'm correct?

    I diddn't declare my U last year and I don't intend to this.
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    (Original post by AskMeAnything)
    But not for all universities, if I'm correct?

    I diddn't declare my U last year and I don't intend to this.
    That is correct.
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    (Original post by Good bloke)
    You will have to declare to Cambridge every exam you have taken (including the dates), at the module level, giving results in UMS form for each, even if you failed them - including the re-sits.
    Thank you. Are you at Cambridge? A good news and a bad news... good is because they can see the dates how about other unis? can you put the dates on ucas? If not, can they find out?(all my modules results are certificated) Also bad as I still have to declare it However I won't do that on UCAS, so can unis other than cambrdige find out?
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    (Original post by 5sun5)
    Thank you. Are you at Cambridge? A good news and a bad news... good is because they can see the dates how about other unis? can you put the dates on ucas? If not, can they find out?(all my modules results are certificated) Also bad as I still have to declare it However I won't do that on UCAS, so can unis other than cambrdige find out?
    I don't think it is a good idea to go into the UCAS process in a negative frame of mind and with a view to hiding things. You must declare the dates, along with the grades, of all exams, if they are certificated, to all your choices.
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    (Original post by 5sun5)
    I've dropped English in the middle of the AS course and ended up getting an u(I've done one paper), I know you don't have to put that on ucas, but can they find out? And on the separation sheet for Cambridge, do you have to put done everything on it including the failed ones? And can they find out the dates you sit all your exams so that they know I didn't sit the second paper?
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    But he didn't sit the full AS Qualification so it won't have been cashed in or certificated - its just one paper and is unclassified. OP, I don't think you need to declare on the SAQ on the basis that you didn't get a qualification/pass grade from it. Cambridge only ask for details of modules in which you gained a qualification or certificate. With a U grade and only sitting one paper, you won't have done so. :yep:
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    (Original post by Choccielatte)
    But he didn't sit the full AS Qualification so it won't have been cashed in or certificated - its just one paper and is unclassified. OP, I don't think you need to declare on the SAQ on the basis that you didn't get a qualification/pass grade from it. Cambridge only ask for details of modules in which you gained a qualification or certificate. With a U grade and only sitting one paper, you won't have done so. :yep:
    Unfortunately, it has been cashed in , the other paper was marked "0". However thank you for your advice. Do you think I should leave it now?
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    (Original post by Choccielatte)
    But he didn't sit the full AS Qualification so it won't have been cashed in or certificated - its just one paper and is unclassified. OP, I don't think you need to declare on the SAQ on the basis that you didn't get a qualification/pass grade from it. Cambridge only ask for details of modules in which you gained a qualification or certificate. With a U grade and only sitting one paper, you won't have done so. :yep:
    Let me say it again: the Cambridge SAQ asks for every module ever taken, including U grades, and regardless of certification.
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    (Original post by 5sun5)
    Unfortunately, it has been cashed in , the other paper was marked "0". However thank you for your advice. Do you think I should leave it now?
    If it's just one "U" grade, and the rest of your module grades are strong, you've got nothing to lose. But, seeing as its in one of your main subjects (rather than GS or CT) it might stick out to Admissions Tutors and they'll wonder why or how you ended up with the grade.

    Myself, I have a U grade in a General Studies module (meaning I got a C instead of a B overall) at A2. But because it's not used by most Unis in deciding to make offers, it's not been a problem thus far.

    Oxford might be a wiser choice if you don't want to put that down?
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    (Original post by hao362)
    you could ask your referee to put it in the seperate reference form for cambridge that u only did 1 paper on it
    This is pontless. The reference is seen by all choices, and what he declares to Cambridge on the SAQ makes it clear to them that he only did one module.
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    (Original post by Choccielatte)
    If it's just one "U" grade, and the rest of your module grades are strong, you've got nothing to lose. But, seeing as its in one of your main subjects (rather than GS or CT) it might stick out to Admissions Tutors and they'll wonder why or how you ended up with the grade.

    Myself, I have a U grade in a General Studies module (meaning I got a C instead of a B overall) at A2. But because it's not used by most Unis in deciding to make offers, it's not been a problem thus far.

    Oxford might be a wiser choice if you don't want to put that down?
    My god you carried general studies to A2... What did you get in your other subjects? Are you applying this year as well?
    Yeah probably Oxford is a better choice. But I'm not sure whether they can find out or not, better ask Good bloke.
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    (Original post by Good bloke)
    This is pontless. The reference is seen by all choices, and what he declares to Cambridge on the SAQ makes it clear to them that he only did one module.
    What about other unis? If the admissions tutor want to see my grades, can they see the ones I failed as well? If yes, will they be able to see the dates? ( I found out that you don't have to declare the ones you've failed on ucas)
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    (Original post by 5sun5)
    What about other unis? If the admissions tutor want to see my grades, can they see the ones I failed as well? If yes, will they be able to see the dates? ( I found out that you don't have to declare the ones you've failed on ucas)
    If they wish, any university can ask you any relevant questions they wish and you have to answer truthfully. In general, they don't ask for this information.
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    (Original post by 5sun5)
    My god you carried general studies to A2... What did you get in your other subjects? Are you applying this year as well?
    Yeah probably Oxford is a better choice. But I'm not sure whether they can find out or not, better ask Good bloke.
    Yeah, sadly we we were forced to! :o:

    I got AAA in 2009 so the GS was a real blip in comparision to the rest of my marks! And yes, I'm applying this year too

    They can't find out unless you tell them the marks: I was told this by an Admissions tutor firsthand at the Open Day. There's rumours put about that they can, but they're all untrue.
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    (Original post by Good bloke)
    If they wish, any university can ask you any relevant questions they wish and you have to answer truthfully. In general, they don't ask for this information.
    I see thank you
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    (Original post by Choccielatte)
    Yeah, sadly we we were forced to! :o:

    I got AAA in 2009 so the GS was a real blip in comparision to the rest of my marks! And yes, I'm applying this year too

    They can't find out unless you tell them the marks: I was told this by an Admissions tutor firsthand at the Open Day. There's rumours put about that they can, but they're all untrue.
    I see, but I guess they wouldn't care much about your general studies though, as you have already met their entry requirements.

    Really? But my school said the admissions tutors can see the grades if they want.Did they say they can't find out all the marks or just the ones that haven't been cashed in? (all of mine have) If they can't see, it's probably the best option!
    Are you apply to Oxford? What are you thinking of doing?
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    (Original post by 5sun5)
    But my school said the admissions tutors can see the grades if they want.
    I don't know why you keep harping on this, but you have been told, correctly, that the admissions tutors can ask about the details of your academic record if they wish (most don't) - so they can see the grades if they want - but they don't get this information automatically if it is not part of the UCAS system.
 
 
 
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