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    I took chemistry, further maths and maths, and half way through the year I realised I should have taken physics instead of chemistry. I got my results the other day and I got an A in maths, a B in Further and a U in chemistry, but I don't want to resit the year, because I've already got the grades I want for maths. The options I have are, to do Maths, further maths, and both AS and A2 physics next year, or to do 3 years. Do universities penalise you for doing A-levels across 3 years?? Note that I'm not resitting. Also, I don't know whether I'd be able to handle the work load to do both AS and A2 physics. What should I do?
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    (Original post by BoigaDendrophila)
    I took chemistry, further maths and maths, and half way through the year I realised I should have taken physics instead of chemistry. I got my results the other day and I got an A in maths, a B in Further and a U in chemistry, but I don't want to resit the year, because I've already got the grades I want for maths. The options I have are, to do Maths, further maths, and both AS and A2 physics next year, or to do 3 years. Do universities penalise you for doing A-levels across 3 years?? Note that I'm not resitting. Also, I don't know whether I'd be able to handle the work load to do both AS and A2 physics. What should I do?
    There may be a select few universities that ask for the A levels to be completed in two years, and if this is the case they will state so in the entry requirements of the course on their website.
    If you want to go to a university that has this requirement you could drop them an email to admissions to ask if this would still be the case considering there are no resits.
    Unless Universities state something they should not penalise you. If you plan to apply to some highly competitive universities you could always drop them a line anyway to ask them how they feel about your situation.
    If you have doubts about your ability to manage the work load then I (personally) think it is the wiser decision to take the extra time to ensure you get the grades you want (and deserve). Life isn't a race, and I (personally) wouldn't compromise or risk my grades for a year - where you may end up having to take a year anyway for resits. Be honest with yourself and don't feel pressured into something, there's no rush.
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    (Original post by .:Twilight:.)
    There may be a select few universities that ask for the A levels to be completed in two years, and if this is the case they will state so in the entry requirements of the course on their website.
    If you want to go to a university that has this requirement you could drop them an email to admissions to ask if this would still be the case considering there are no resits.
    Unless Universities state something they should not penalise you. If you plan to apply to some highly competitive universities you could always drop them a line anyway to ask them how they feel about your situation.
    If you have doubts about your ability to manage the work load then I (personally) think it is the wiser decision to take the extra time to ensure you get the grades you want (and deserve). Life isn't a race, and I (personally) wouldn't compromise or risk my grades for a year - where you may end up having to take a year anyway for resits. Be honest with yourself and don't feel pressured into something, there's no rush.
    Thank you! Just the answer I was looking for. I have decided on doing another two years and to just enjoy the work, rather than rush it after speaking to a friend in the year above I just wasn't sure if I would get penalised for it though.
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    (Original post by BoigaDendrophila)
    Thank you! Just the answer I was looking for. I have decided on doing another two years and to just enjoy the work, rather than rush it after speaking to a friend in the year above I just wasn't sure if I would get penalised for it though.
    nice one, good luck and I hope to see you around TSR more
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    (Original post by .:Twilight:.)
    nice one, good luck and I hope to see you around TSR more
    aye, I will be thanks
 
 
 
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