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    I really want to do economics next year as i am considering geography and economics as a degree, and i regret not doing economics for AS this year. Am I allowed to skip the AS and do A2? (if i study the basics and everything we would have covered in the first year independently)
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    Pretty sure you can't. My teacher explained that the AS units will act as a percentage to your final A2 grades too so...
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    (Original post by SubZero~)
    Pretty sure you can't. My teacher explained that the AS units will act as a percentage to your final A2 grades too so...
    are you doing the AS currently? idk the website says that its co-taught?
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    (Original post by physicsperhaps)
    are you doing the AS currently? idk the website says that its co-taught?
    Yes I am. And ah, not sure then. Just going off what my teachers told me.
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    (Original post by physicsperhaps)
    I really want to do economics next year as i am considering geography and economics as a degree, and i regret not doing economics for AS this year. Am I allowed to skip the AS and do A2? (if i study the basics and everything we would have covered in the first year independently)
    Yes you can. You'll have to do the AS modules though.
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    (Original post by physicsperhaps)
    I really want to do economics next year as i am considering geography and economics as a degree, and i regret not doing economics for AS this year. Am I allowed to skip the AS and do A2? (if i study the basics and everything we would have covered in the first year independently)
    If your school will let you join the second year of the A level course next year and just take the A level exams at the end then this is possible. However, they are unlikely to let you do this without a fair bit of evidence that you have covered the AS work this year. However, very few Economcis degrees require A level Economcis so this may not matter.
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    (Original post by SubZero~)
    Pretty sure you can't. My teacher explained that the AS units will act as a percentage to your final A2 grades too so...
    But the new spec means that you do all your exams in the second year.

    So Op you MIGHT be able to do your as and a2 in one year. But obviously you will have to learn it yourself. Im not sure if schools will allow it idk. But I know of some people who did the as and a2 in one year.
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    (Original post by physicsperhaps)
    I really want to do economics next year as i am considering geography and economics as a degree, and i regret not doing economics for AS this year. Am I allowed to skip the AS and do A2? (if i study the basics and everything we would have covered in the first year independently)
    You'll need to sit for the AS exams as well as the A2 exams in one session.
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    I have many offers for Economics at university but I didn't take Economics A level. Do you do maths?


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    [QUOTE=Limerence.;63236539]I have many offers for Economics at university but I didn't take Economics A level. Do you do maths?
    yes i do. i also want to take economics just for general interest though
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    (Original post by Kholmes1)
    But the new spec means that you do all your exams in the second year.

    So Op you MIGHT be able to do your as and a2 in one year. But obviously you will have to learn it yourself. Im not sure if schools will allow it idk. But I know of some people who did the as and a2 in one year.
    brilliant thanks so much!
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    (Original post by Compost)
    If your school will let you join the second year of the A level course next year and just take the A level exams at the end then this is possible. However, they are unlikely to let you do this without a fair bit of evidence that you have covered the AS work this year. However, very few Economcis degrees require A level Economcis so this may not matter.
    thanks!
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    (Original post by DinduCoffin)
    Yes you can. You'll have to do the AS modules though.
    perfect thanks so much!
 
 
 

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