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Can I take a gap year and resit Alevel modules to improve chances of uni watch

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    D - computing
    C - mathematics
    B- physics
    Distinction - engineering (Btec sub dip)

    Dropped computing and picked up further maths in my A2 year.
    I'm predicted A,B,Distiction and want to study maths and physics, but I've always wanted to go to a good university like Warwick, Cambridge
    Which are entry requirements A*AA
    So I might complete my A2 year get good grades in that year and then resit modules from my AS year.
    Can I do that just resit Modules from AS year and will universities frown up resists? Or taking a gap year to study more?

    Better you try and resit AS modules in your A2 year, as many good unis do not like you to take more than 2 years to do A-levels, it would certainly rule out Cambridge and Warwick if you took 3 years by resitting after your A2 year.
    Cambridge only allow one or two resits (within the normal 2 years).
    Warwick will not penalise against you for resitting within the 2 years.

    Why don't you resit some AS modules this year alongside your A2s?
    Check those entry requirements. The most relevant courses at those unis are A*AA(Warwick) and A*A*A plus 1, 1 in STEP(Cambridge)
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