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    Hey guys, I've been trying to work out what grades I need for my summer exams and A2 coursework. I really have no idea what I'm doing!

    These are the grades I have so far:
    AQA English Language~ AS(ENGB1&ENGB2)- 120 UMS points (B)
    ~ Jan A2 (ENGB3) I got 89 marks (B)
    AQA English Literature A~ AS (LTA1C) Jan resit- 80 marks (C)
    ~AS coursework (LITA2) was 64 marks (A).

    I don't know if that made any sense but I was just wondering if I could get some help on this? I'm aiming for B's in both English lang and lit. If anyone could send me a link to any website that may help or something?

    Thanks!

    P.s, I'm sorry if I've posted this to the wrong area!!
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    (Original post by lindsaybutler)
    Hey guys, I've been trying to work out what grades I need for my summer exams and A2 coursework. I really have no idea what I'm doing!

    These are the grades I have so far:
    AQA English Language~ AS(ENGB1&ENGB2)- 120 UMS points (B)
    ~ Jan A2 (ENGB3) I got 89 marks (B)
    AQA English Literature A~ AS (LTA1C) Jan resit- 80 marks (C)
    ~AS coursework (LITA2) was 64 marks (A).

    I don't know if that made any sense but I was just wondering if I could get some help on this? I'm aiming for B's in both English lang and lit. If anyone could send me a link to any website that may help or something?

    Thanks!

    P.s, I'm sorry if I've posted this to the wrong area!!
    Firstly 120 for AS is a low C, not a B -you need at least 140 for a B.

    All 4 units A levels are out of 400. (Divide it all by 2 for AS). The grade boundaries are:
    320 or more - A
    280-319 - B
    240-279 - C
    200-239 - D
    160 -199 - E
    You just add up the marks you have (120+89=) 209 and subtract from the grade boundary you are aiming for 280-209=79UMS form last unit. As this is out of 80 this is a tall order.
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    (Original post by Data)
    Firstly 120 for AS is a low C, not a B -you need at least 140 for a B.

    All 4 units A levels are out of 400. (Divide it all by 2 for AS). The grade boundaries are:
    320 or more - A
    280-319 - B
    240-279 - C
    200-239 - D
    160 -199 - E
    You just add up the marks you have (120+89=) 209 and subtract from the grade boundary you are aiming for 280-209=79UMS form last unit. As this is out of 80 this is a tall order.
    Oh, I must've been told the wrong grade then :-/ that's pretty depressing! Perhaps I need to re-sit! So the 'marks' are the equivalent to UMS points?

    Thanks for the reply! :-)
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    (Original post by lindsaybutler)
    Oh, I must've been told the wrong grade then :-/ that's pretty depressing! Perhaps I need to re-sit! So the 'marks' are the equivalent to UMS points?

    Thanks for the reply! :-)
    Marks are UMS marks.

    Surely you got a certificate for AS Eng Lit and it said what grade you got?
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    Marks are UMS marks.

    Surely you got a certificate for AS Eng Lit and it said what grade you got?
    Oh sorry, I totally read the mark wrong, it was actually 155, not 120! So I'm actually in a better position than I thought!
 
 
 
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