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    I know it sounds weird but, I'm not english and Iwant to kwon everything about qualifications, and it`s importance in applying to an UK University.

    Please, I know it is no so hard to you, because it`s your world, but i really confuse with all the english qualifications thing.

    Thank you.


    We take GCSEs from around the age of 14-16, although they can be taken any time as a private candidate. Grades A*-C are considered 'best' as they are Level 2 qualifications. This allows the student to continue on a Level 3 programme of study. Level 1 are grades D-G, and whilst they are still passes, the student who passes at this level can now only progress to Level 2 qualifications (such as BTEC level 1 & 2 diplomas, or they can retake their GCSEs in the hope of achieving Level 2 grades)

    Level 3 qualifications include A-levels at some BTEC diplomas.

    Levels 4, 5, and 6 are years in a 3 year degree.

    Masters qualifications are at Level 7

    Each level of our qualifications will have an 'or equivalent' which will allow you to know what level you are at by your achievement in your own country

    Good luck!
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