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    So last year I got an A* in an RE Short Course qualification. Does it count as half an A*? Will universities see my GCSEs as 8A* or 7.5A*, assuming I get these grades? Kinda trivial I know, but I'm just curious.

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    (Original post by TheGameChanger)
    So last year I got an A* in an RE Short Course qualification. Does it count as half an A*? Will universities see my GCSEs as 8A* or 7.5A*, assuming I get these grades? Kinda trivial I know, but I'm just curious.

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    I was always told a short course would be considered as half a gcse.
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    (Original post by TheGameChanger)
    So last year I got an A* in an RE Short Course qualification. Does it count as half an A*? Will universities see my GCSEs as 8A* or 7.5A*, assuming I get these grades? Kinda trivial I know, but I'm just curious.

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    It is half a GCSE, but I'm pretty sure universities will see it as 8 A*'s. I do RE Short Course and our school told us it will just appear as it if was a full GCSE. I'm not sure, though.
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    You fill it in as a different qualification on UCAS, so you'll have your normal GCSEs and a 'Short-Course GCSE' section (just like how BTECs are entered differently). At least that's what happened when I applied

    Hope this helps!
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    it'll appear as full gcse but lower points for uni???? im not sure, but the scores for short course and long course differ but higher grades are still achievable in short courses
 
 
 
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