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    hi i am currently an as level student studying biology chemistry and economics. i only have three a levels so i am unable to drop one next year.
    i find chemistry really difficult and want to drop it but i cannot. so i was wondering after completing my as levels am i able to change chemistry to another subject at the start of a2 ?
    thanks
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    (Original post by danish25)
    hi i am currently an as level student studying biology chemistry and economics. i only have three a levels so i am unable to drop one next year.
    i find chemistry really difficult and want to drop it but i cannot. so i was wondering after completing my as levels am i able to change chemistry to another subject at the start of a2 ?
    thanks
    Hi! Yes I'm sure you can! Obviously though you would be picking up an AS. So you would be doing 2 A2's (giving you 2 A Levels and AS's at the end of year 13) which may not be enough to get into university - which is why people often have to spend an extra year sorting out their A Levels (year 14).

    So if you can I would really try to stick with chemistry! Even if you get a C overall it is better than only having two A Levels!
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    Why don't you just ask your school/college? It all depends on their policy.
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    Another option is to do a fast track A2.

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    whats a fast track a2? and is it classed as a full a2, also if i do a fast track a2 will it have an affect on my offers from university?
    thanks.
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    When I applied I read a few times that some universities will accept two AS levels in place of one A2. It's worth looking at the courses you want to do and see what they'll accept, maybe send a few e-mails.
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    (Original post by danish25)
    whats a fast track a2? and is it classed as a full a2, also if i do a fast track a2 will it have an affect on my offers from university?
    thanks.
    Hi! A fast track A Level is basically what you would normally do in 2 years but in 1. A whole A Level but in 1 academic year.

    So you would take up a new subject this year (but instead of just completing just an an AS in 12 months, you would do the A2 as well).

    I don't think it would be an option for you though for a couple of reasons: it is quite challenging, as obviously A Levels are designed to be studied over 2 years to get the best grades (which is why not many institutions offer it). As you're going to stay at your current sixth form it was very unlikely they would be able to offer you a fast track 1 year A level. Usually the only places that offer this course are specialist tutorial colleges and larger further education colleges.


    And no, universities don't mind fast track A Levels. They're just interested in you meeting their entry requirements. I'm just completing one this year (but I am only studying 1 subject and focusing 100% on it) and I got 5 university offers! No one minded
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    You could do a whole new alevel all in year13, I've seen it being done before
 
 
 
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