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    It's a Law course so there wouldn't be no specific subject requirements but just a general requirement of AAA so would A*AB be fine?
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    It should be but it's always worth checking with the uni
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    It depends on the uni. I think it would also depend on what subject the higher grade was in (so if the A* was in psychology and the B was in English lit or something that might be an issue but the other way around would be less of a problem since English lit is more highly regarded).


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    It depends on the university.
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    Only the university can tell you this. Technically it isn't, even if it adds up to the same points, because AAA means they want a baseline of A across all subjects, which A*AB doesn't provide. Law courses are in sufficient demand for the universities not to need to be kind to anyone, but no one can be sure. Call and ask.
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    It depends on the uni and the course. For something as competitive as Law, I'm afraid I don't think they would accept A*AB for AAA, as you need at least an A in the 3rd subject. You should ask the uni to be sure though.
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    (Original post by Barry2011)
    It's a Law course so there wouldn't be no specific subject requirements but just a general requirement of AAA so would A*AB be fine?
    No, the requirement is that you get at least an A in 3 subjects and you wouldn't have done that with A*AB. Some unis may be lenient especially now with the cap on top grade students being lifted but a uni like Oxford for example would almost certainly not.
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    If your offer is AAA, then on results day, they could reject you with A*AB, as you have technically not met the offer. It's unlikely they would do this unless they had massively over offered and really needed to cut their student numbers down- or it might happen at more prestigious/competitive universities where most students exceed AAA anyway.

    If you're applying with known grades next year, then I think A*AB would secure an unconditional at some universities asking for AAA, as you are more of a known quantity. However, this won't be the case at all universities, so it might be best to check before you apply.
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    I too hold an AAA offer and recently got an email saying other combinations of grades that this offer equates to - A*AB was included. This is for Exeter University for History.

    I would probably contact the admissions team with your chosen unis - good luck!
 
 
 
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