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    This may seem a stupid question, but if you get the grades to get into Uni, but was disappointed with one of your A-levels and felt you could easily boost your grade by resitting one module, would you be able to do that once you are at Uni?
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    (Original post by Leeroy)
    This may seem a stupid question, but if you get the grades to get into Uni, but was disappointed with one of your A-levels and felt you could easily boost your grade by resitting one module, would you be able to do that once you are at Uni?
    I was thinking about this the other day, would like to know the answer too please..
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    No chance, why would you need better results after your in uni?
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    (Original post by cobra01977)
    No chance, why would you need better results after your in uni?
    Placements.
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    (Original post by Petrozzi)
    Placements.
    Right, the answer is still no, if you can get into uni u cant be that bad
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    Why not?

    And just because you got into Uni, doesnt necessarily make you happy with your grades, or leaving you feeling like youve under achieved....
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    Don't you have to cash in all your units to get your A levels certified, which is in turn a requirement for acceptance into any uni?
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    (Original post by Leeroy)
    This may seem a stupid question, but if you get the grades to get into Uni, but was disappointed with one of your A-levels and felt you could easily boost your grade by resitting one module, would you be able to do that once you are at Uni?
    but once ure in uni ure safe so why resit once uve been accepted. the main point of A levels is to get into uni.
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    (Original post by emmz)
    but once ure in uni ure safe so why resit once uve been accepted. the main point of A levels is to get into uni.
    Because it may affect your applications for internships, and also self achievment as much as anything else
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    (Original post by cobra01977)
    No chance, why would you need better results after your in uni?
    Employers can be quite anal about a level grades, many of the "graduate recruiters" want at least BBB.
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    (Original post by Maddock)
    Employers can be quite anal about a level grades, many of the "graduate recruiters" want at least BBB.
    Exactly...
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    I've seen a similar question posted on another forum.
    It was from a guy who was in his first year at uni doing a humanities subject (can't remember which) and asked whether it would be worth his while to re-do his Maths a-level to get a better grade.
    He was advised by all the members (other undergrads, teachers and post grads) not to waste his time but concentrate on getting a high class of degree instead!
    I guess it's like GCSE's which become less important when you have done a-levels - a-levels are less important than degree classification for a post grad.
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    Why not? Do it if you want to... it may seem pointless to others but sometimes the competition is so tough you could just get turned down for getting an AAB instead of an AAA person with just as good a degree and as much work experience as you. ANyway in your case it seems to be also more of a self achievement thing so go ahead.
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    YOu could easily retake through a local college or distance learning scheme, but unless its a subject you didnt need for uni entry the answer is no because the unis look at your final grades and your certificates for proof of entry so I believe resitting one module wouldnt be allowed.
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    my friends been trying to take A-level spanish (despite the fact shes doing Spanish and french at uni). She only got the AS but she got let in cos she was fluent on 2 other languages. The only problme is that she thinks she'll be disadvantaged by not having the full a-level in tersm of getting work experience etc (not entirely sure why) but none of teh local schools here will accept her to do the exam even though she has essays she can submit as courseowrk and she is virtually guarenteed to get an A pushing up their league tables. They all say thewy don't ahve the facilites to take outside candidates.
 
 
 

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