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    I come from overseas and I might be moving to UK:afraid:. A big culture change for me. Anyways my question is do you have to do year 13? Can you not do it and just go to university or is it compulsory? Might seem like a stupid question...It probably is but I get so confused.
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    I come from overseas and I might be moving to UK:afraid:. A big culture change for me. Anyways my question is do you have to do year 13? Can you not do it and just go to university or is it compulsory? Might seem like a stupid question...It probably is but I get so confused.
    If you want to go to university you will need to complete A levels or BTECS. A levels are academic, history, geography etc whereas BTECS are vocational qualifications in things like health and social care or sport. They carry equal UCAS points and are of the same difficulty. Both can get you into university.

    You cannot go to university if you don't have A levels or BTECS. These are done in either a school sixth form, a sixth form college or a further education college. This incorporates years 12 and 13.

    The only way not to do this is if you have an equivalent qualification from overseas. There is no early entry to university. Not a stupid question at all.

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