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    I have two AS in General Paper (8009) and AS Computing (9601), both at " a " grade.

    Are they recognised and can I count the UCAS points?
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    (Original post by Malloney)
    I have two AS in General Paper (8009) and AS Computing (9601), both at " a " grade.

    Are they recognised and can I count the UCAS points?
    For foreign qualifications it is generally advised that you contact your uni's specific departments and ask what recognition they give as it is entirely down to the university's discretion as to wether they recognise them or not.
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    (Original post by Malloney)
    I have two AS in General Paper (8009) and AS Computing (9601), both at " a " grade.

    Are they recognised and can I count the UCAS points?
    I assume these are CIE international A levels which are accepted by uk universities. Whether they can count towards your offer will depend on the exact requirements set by the universities you apply to. Every university sets its own entry requirements matched to the kind of candidates they want to take onto their courses. Many will not count the general paper, some points offers have conditions attached to them, not all will even make a points offer but would specify required grades from full A levels. Contact your target universities and ask.

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    I assume these are CIE international A levels which are accepted by uk universities. Whether they can count towards your offer will depend on the exact requirements set by the universities you apply to. Every university sets its own entry requirements matched to the kind of candidates they want to take onto their courses. Many will not count the general paper, some points offers have conditions attached to them, not all will even make a points offer but would specify required grades from full A levels. Contact your target universities and ask.

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    Yes they are...I kinda thought the General Paper won"t account for much because it is not done as an A-level, but many students do the Computing as an A-level. I know some universities ask for grades, but I"m asking about jobs who advertise say 300 ucas points?

    thanks for the reply btw.
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    (Original post by Malloney)
    Yes they are...I kinda thought the General Paper won"t account for much because it is not done as an A-level, but many students do the Computing as an A-level. I know some universities ask for grades, but I"m asking about jobs who advertise say 300 ucas points?

    thanks for the reply btw.
    Jobs asking for UCAS points should be fine If you have AS qualifications, they'll be worth a set amount of UCAS points, based on the grade (see https://www.ucas.com/ucas/undergradu...iff-tables/946 - you need to look under the GCE AS & AS VCE column) so your two As are worth 120 points - you need a further 180 points from other qualifications.
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    (Original post by Malloney)
    Yes they are...I kinda thought the General Paper won"t account for much because it is not done as an A-level, but many students do the Computing as an A-level. I know some universities ask for grades, but I"m asking about jobs who advertise say 300 ucas points?

    thanks for the reply btw.
    Again every employer makes their own decision on this. Many graduate schemes that specify a number of UCAS points also specify that they must come from your best three full A levels, some will accept your AS points but they should make it clear in the qualification requirements of the job description.

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