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    Is it realistic to complete A-level chemistry in a year whilst studying Animal Management (Level 3)? I'll be looking to get a private tutor for 1-2 hours per week and taking the summer 2017 exams.

    I want to go into Vet Med in Sept 2017, a couple of places will accept A/S level passing at A/B, but thought if I aim for the whole A-level I'll have more options.
    Or... aiming high in the AS-level and retaking GCSE science?

    I'm going back as a mature student so I'm quite basic with all sciences at the moment. I looked at my GCSE double science results from 2000 and I only received a DD :shock:
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    Is it realistic to complete A-level chemistry in a year whilst studying Animal Management (Level 3)? I'll be looking to get a private tutor for 1-2 hours per week and taking the summer 2017 exams.

    I want to go into Vet Med in Sept 2017, a couple of places will accept A/S level passing at A/B, but thought if I aim for the whole A-level I'll have more options.
    Or... aiming high in the AS-level and retaking GCSE science?

    I'm going back as a mature student so I'm quite basic with all sciences at the moment. I looked at my GCSE double science results from 2000 and I only received a DD :shock:
    It's certainly possible to cover A level Chemistry in a year. There are places which actually do this in practice and offer an accelerated course. I believe The Epicurean may have done such a course so perhaps he can advise.

    But you ought to be aware that A level Chemistry includes a practical component so it's important to find a centre that will allow you to sit it, if you decide to self study. It's also a big step up from GCSE so it might be worth looking at some bridging and refresher material before proceeding.
 
 
 
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