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    So, basically I'm currently doing the following during my first year:

    Use of Maths AS
    Computing AS
    Advancing Physics AS
    Business Studies AS

    Now, Use of Maths is only AS, and Business Studies I want to drop at A2 because I'm hating the subject (loved it at GCSE...). This poses an issue as I need to be doing 3 courses at my college or I get thrown out so I'm told, that and it'd probably look a bit off to only do 2 things in 2nd year, albeit I am going to do an Extended Project Qualification.

    So yeah, not sure what to do now, I'm tempted to ask and see if they can get me into any Microsoft Certification Exams, if I didn't do those now I'd only end up doing them later on, so might as well make use of that gaping hole in my timetable.

    The other option is take up another AS, which poses an big issue for me as there basically isn't another AS I'd be interested in doing at my college, I'd tire of ICT since it's all Excel and Access systems, and other than that the course choices are a bit lacking.

    So, thoughts on what I could do to fill the gap? Also, what would Unis make of it? I'm considering UWE and the courses I'm interested in (not sure which one to pick yet) are roughly 280~ points to get into, and I'm set to get into the 200s in my first year alone.
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    (Original post by Cueball61)
    So, basically I'm currently doing the following during my first year:

    Use of Maths AS
    Computing AS
    Advancing Physics AS
    Business Studies AS

    Now, Use of Maths is only AS, and Business Studies I want to drop at A2 because I'm hating the subject (loved it at GCSE...). This poses an issue as I need to be doing 3 courses at my college or I get thrown out so I'm told, that and it'd probably look a bit off to only do 2 things in 2nd year, albeit I am going to do an Extended Project Qualification.

    So yeah, not sure what to do now, I'm tempted to ask and see if they can get me into any Microsoft Certification Exams, if I didn't do those now I'd only end up doing them later on, so might as well make use of that gaping hole in my timetable.

    The other option is take up another AS, which poses an big issue for me as there basically isn't another AS I'd be interested in doing at my college, I'd tire of ICT since it's all Excel and Access systems, and other than that the course choices are a bit lacking.

    So, thoughts on what I could do to fill the gap? Also, what would Unis make of it? I'm considering UWE and the courses I'm interested in (not sure which one to pick yet) are roughly 280~ points to get into, and I'm set to get into the 200s in my first year alone.
    You can only count any AS Levels you don't take onto A2. If you dropped two AS's the maximum number of points you could have from year 12 would be 160, and thats only if you got AA. You need to check if the unis want the points from 3 A2's or not.
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    So the 2 AS Levels I don't take to A2 would be <=60 each, and the two I take to A2 will be <=80 each, correct?

    Plenty enough still I'd say.
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    (Original post by Cueball61)
    So the 2 AS Levels I don't take to A2 would be <=60 each, and the two I take to A2 will be <=80 each, correct?

    Plenty enough still I'd say.
    Yes.
 
 
 

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