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    I know there are threads on this but someone today was telling me universities do not accept retaken modules for As levels. He also said the retake modules you do will show up on year certificates as retaken??

    Is this all true??
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    No, it's not true. As long as you complete all A level modules within two years, you'll be OK. Your best mark in each module is then used in calculating an overall grade. Universities don't see whether you have re-sat any exams, although I believe Cambridge is the only med school that requests you to declare UMS marks for exams.
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    (Original post by Insanity514)
    I know there are threads on this but someone today was telling me universities do not accept retaken modules for As levels. He also said the retake modules you do will show up on year certificates as retaken??

    Is this all true??
    Yes some universities specify that they would not accept those who have retaken some of their AS'

    Look Here: http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/wiki...l_Requirements
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    (Original post by Seasick Steve)
    No, it's not true. As long as you complete all A level modules within two years, you'll be OK. Your best mark in each module is then used in calculating an overall grade. Universities don't see whether you have re-sat any exams, although I believe Cambridge is the only med school that requests you to declare UMS marks for exams.
    as much as i'd love for what you just said to be true, as of this year (considering the OP is in the 1st year of AS) they do get to see the number of retakes you've taken. How much this matters I don't actually know, I think it depends on the individual university. My advice to OP is, if you just missed that A on jan modules, don't worry and push for the A in the second module without retaking and weighing yourself down with extra revision. Thankfully i didn't drop any grades, but our school makes us do both chem modules in the summer:mad:
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    (Original post by Hot Bobby Darling)
    as much as i'd love for what you just said to be true, as of this year (considering the OP is in the 1st year of AS) they do get to see the number of retakes you've taken. How much this matters I don't actually know, I think it depends on the individual university. My advice to OP is, if you just missed that A on jan modules, don't worry and push for the A in the second module without retaking and weighing yourself down with extra revision. Thankfully i didn't drop any grades, but our school makes us do both chem modules in the summer:mad:
    Sorry, in that case I take back my earlier post. They must have kept it pretty quiet, because I didn't know that until just now.
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    (Original post by Hot Bobby Darling)
    as much as i'd love for what you just said to be true, as of this year (considering the OP is in the 1st year of AS) they do get to see the number of retakes you've taken. How much this matters I don't actually know, I think it depends on the individual university. My advice to OP is, if you just missed that A on jan modules, don't worry and push for the A in the second module without retaking and weighing yourself down with extra revision. Thankfully i didn't drop any grades, but our school makes us do both chem modules in the summer:mad:
    Yes I have been hearing this. Where did you hear this and are you sure about it?
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    (Original post by Insanity514)
    Yes I have been hearing this. Where did you hear this and are you sure about it?
    have a look at individual medicine websites, some do some don't. i've just seen another article which implies they probably only care if you retake A2 modules http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show...dicine+retakes
 
 
 
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