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    Hello, it's my first time doing a thread so hope am doing this right. I know i should probably email admissions but as i don't really want to make such a big fool of myself for now thought i'd ask here first. Hope you don't mind! would really like to hear your opinions.

    Well i'm living abroad and homeschooling at the moment so i did not take any gcses besides english. I'm looking towards doing a fast track maths and physics exam (a level) by an edexcel international centre next year as i'm better prepared for it, but would also like to aqa's geography exam in the uk too. I've been using material from a distance programme. Would it be advisable to do this within seperate seatings a year apart? Also, how would the admissions regard my application if i were to apply with a double award for a level and a conditional offer that is almost a year apart for geography? Would this be acceptable or completely absurd? I would like to be in a 2015 intake if possible you see. Thanks.
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    (Original post by doormousse)
    Hello, it's my first time doing a thread so hope am doing this right. I know i should probably email admissions but as i don't really want to make such a big fool of myself for now thought i'd ask here first. Hope you don't mind! would really like to hear your opinions.

    Well i'm living abroad and homeschooling at the moment so i did not take any gcses besides english. I'm looking towards doing a fast track maths and physics exam (a level) by an edexcel international centre next year as i'm better prepared for it, but would also like to aqa's geography exam in the uk too. I've been using material from a distance programme. Would it be advisable to do this within seperate seatings a year apart? Also, how would the admissions regard my application if i were to apply with a double award for a level and a conditional offer that is almost a year apart for geography? Would this be acceptable or completely absurd? I would like to be in a 2015 intake if possible you see. Thanks.
    So, you are looking at taking 2 A Levels in June 2014 and then applying for Sept 2015, taking one A level in that June

    This would be unusual and some universities would reject you because you are not taking enough exams in one year (they like to see that you can work under pressure)

    If you could take a second A level in June 2015 that may be a bit better ... perhaps Further Maths
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    I see, yes, that sounds like a better plan. Thank you for your help.
 
 
 
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