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    I see you talkin a lot about AABs and BBCs, A-Levels etc.
    But for me, given that I live in Italy and only know about the italian school system, this isn't very clear. What are this requirements referring to? And what are the corresponding foreign qualifications?

    I'm afraid this could be a "troll thread" but I couldn't manage to find this information anywhere else, or maybe I didn't know where to look...
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    (Original post by GerlandoSavio)
    I see you talkin a lot about AABs and BBCs, A-Levels etc.
    But for me, given that I live in Italy and only know about the italian school system, this isn't very clear. What are this requirements referring to? And what are the corresponding foreign qualifications?

    I'm afraid this could be a "troll thread" but I couldn't manage to find this information anywhere else, or maybe I didn't know where to look...
    They refer to A-levels, which are the highest qualifications* you can take in pre-uni education in England and Wales.

    I'm afraid I don't know enough about the Italian school system to say what the corresponding qualification would be.

    * along with equivalent qualifications, like national diplomas.
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    (Original post by GerlandoSavio)
    I see you talkin a lot about AABs and BBCs, A-Levels etc.
    But for me, given that I live in Italy and only know about the italian school system, this isn't very clear. What are this requirements referring to? And what are the corresponding foreign qualifications?

    I'm afraid this could be a "troll thread" but I couldn't manage to find this information anywhere else, or maybe I didn't know where to look...
    Individual uni websites will usually say what they look for in equivalent qualifications to A levels awarded in other countries. If they don't, you will have to email the unis and ask.

    Here's an example from Lancaster University. You would then have to check out individual course requirements to see if they are specifically stated for your qualification, and email them if not.
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    (Original post by GerlandoSavio)
    I see you talkin a lot about AABs and BBCs, A-Levels etc.
    But for me, given that I live in Italy and only know about the italian school system, this isn't very clear. What are this requirements referring to? And what are the corresponding foreign qualifications?

    I'm afraid this could be a "troll thread" but I couldn't manage to find this information anywhere else, or maybe I didn't know where to look...
    It's the final mark you get at the end of your Liceo.

    From what I've seen, top unis ask for 9.4~, but I've seen upper-middle table universities offer as low as 8. Your safest bet is to e-mail the universities you are applying to. Since Italian schools are already focused at 6th form (Liceo Scientifico / Artistico etc), they might even be a bit lenient.

    Good luck
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    Thank you, I'm a good student and I'm honestly expecting a 9.0-9.2, but if I really do the best I can and study hard all year I could get up to a 9.5.. but that might be really tough.

    I will email the unis as you suggested. Thank you again =)
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    Hi! I feel your pain, I went through the same problems when I was filling in my application.

    I'm afraid there isn't a direct correspondence between A-Levels grades and Diploma score, different universities will accept different scores for different courses (for example, Oxbridge probably won't accept you if you have anything less than 98/100, Glasgow will ask for a minimum of 90/100 for Biology, wether Liverpool only 80-85/100, and so on.)

    Many universities will have country-specific information about entry requirements on their websites, but it's always best - once you've chosen your course - to email them before sending your application, state your predicted grades and Diploma score and ask if it meets their entry requirements for the course you've chosen.

    If you have any other questions feel free to PM me!
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    (Original post by GerlandoSavio)
    Thank you, I'm a good student and I'm honestly expecting a 9.0-9.2, but if I really do the best I can and study hard all year I could get up to a 9.5.. but that might be really tough.

    I will email the unis as you suggested. Thank you again =)
    Not a problem; additionally, I wanted to add that there's an Italian society somewhere running about on TSR. They will probably help you more than I can, since I'm not Italian.

    Also, don't overstate your marks. If you think you can achieve 9.5, predict a 9.5, but it's better to predict a 9.2 if you're not completely sure you can get a 9.5.

    EDIT: Hah, there we go. An Italian right above me
 
 
 
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