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    AS unit 1: 58/80 - B
    AS unit 2: 120/120- A
    Total: 178/200

    How many marks would I need (roughly) in A2 (unit 3 and 4) to secure an A*?
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    You would need 90% (average across A2 modules), presumably, as it is the A2 modules that govern the awarding of an A*.

    I could easily check for certain if you tell me which exam board though.
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    (Original post by ByronicHero)
    You would need 90%, presumably, as it is the A2 modules that govern the awarding of an A*.

    I could easily check for certain if you tell me which exam board though.
    Thank you!

    It is AQA
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    (Original post by ellie0497)
    Thank you!

    It is AQA
    Okay I am sure I am correct. From AQA themselves: In A-level, grade A* is awarded to students achieving grade A overall and 90 per cent or more of the maximum uniform mark on the aggregate of the A2 units. For example, in a four unit qualification, grade A* is awarded to students achieving at least 320 uniform marks on the A-level overall and at least 180 uniform marks on the sum of the two A2 units.

    So you would need to achieve 90% UMS. For reference, the raw mark cut offs last year were:

    48/60
    62/90

    But these change each year depending on the difficulty of the papers
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    (Original post by ByronicHero)
    Okay I am sure I am correct. From AQA themselves: In A-level, grade A* is awarded to students achieving grade A overall and 90 per cent or more of the maximum uniform mark on the aggregate of the A2 units. For example, in a four unit qualification, grade A* is awarded to students achieving at least 320 uniform marks on the A-level overall and at least 180 uniform marks on the sum of the two A2 units.

    So you would need to achieve 90% UMS. For reference, the raw mark cut offs last year were:

    48/60
    62/90

    But these change each year depending on the difficulty of the papers
    Thank you so much!
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    (Original post by ellie0497)
    AS unit 1: 58/80 - B
    AS unit 2: 120/120- A
    Total: 178/200

    How many marks would I need (roughly) in A2 (unit 3 and 4) to secure an A*?
    You need 180/200 UMS from the A2 papers. It doesn't matter how those 180 marks are split between the 2 papers. (The other requirement is that you achieve at least 320/400 overall. These rules are the same for all 4 unit A levels with AQA, CCEA, Edexcel, OCR or WJEC).
 
 
 

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