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    Say if I did a certified online diploma course, would the university even have a look at that or take it into consideration?

    The problem is that due to really bad health problems I had last year (was in and out of hospital), I had to drop all my IB subjects to standard level and certificates instead of full diploma in order for me to actually pass high school at all.

    I graduated, took gap year to focus on getting my health back on track, applied for unis and they all rejected me purely because I didn't do higher level on at least 3 subjects, everything else on the application they said they loved. Most asked if I was currently pursuing in any further education. So I wanna know if there is anything that I can do, so that I might perhaps have some chance in clearing or is repeating the only choice I have?
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    (Original post by RainyLou)
    Say if I did a certified online diploma course, would the university even have a look at that or take it into consideration?

    The problem is that due to really bad health problems I had last year (was in and out of hospital), I had to drop all my IB subjects to standard level and certificates instead of full diploma in order for me to actually pass high school at all.

    I graduated, took gap year to focus on getting my health back on track, applied for unis and they all rejected me purely because I didn't do higher level on at least 3 subjects, everything else on the application they said they loved. Most asked if I was currently pursuing in any further education. So I wanna know if there is anything that I can do, so that I might perhaps have some chance in clearing or is repeating the only choice I have?
    Unless you wanted to do a foundation year then repeating or maybe doing an access course might be your only option.
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    I'm not sure what you mean by certified online diploma, but there are some distance learning courses which universities accept in lieu of the IB/A levels. What do you want to study? I've compiled a list of the most common routes into university for people without A levels, click here to see it: http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3401311


    (Original post by claireestelle)
    Unless you wanted to do a foundation year then repeating or maybe doing an access course might be your only option.
    The OP might not have any idea what Access courses or foundation years actually are. :dong: If you're not going to explain the options properly you should at least link a post that does.
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    (Original post by Snufkin)
    I'm not sure what you mean by certified online diploma, but there are some distance learning courses which universities accept in lieu of the IB/A levels. What do you want to study? I've compiled a list of the most common routes into university for people without A levels, click here to see it: http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3401311
    Thank you thats informative. Well I want to do psychology, which I did study in high school.
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    (Original post by RainyLou)
    Thank you thats informative. Well I want to do psychology, which I did study in high school.
    Would you be prepared to go to a local college or do you only want to consider online/distance learning courses? There is a distance learning Access to HE course in Social Sciences which covers psychology (click here), but it would be much harder than going to a conventional college.
 
 
 

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