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    Hello,

    Am I able to extend my graduation date by six months (though I still graduate from my college at the right time) in order to input more examination results?

    I go to an international school and we follow the January - November timetable, sitting our final exams in November. I would like to sit another exam in May/June the following year, which would be alike to the timetable in the UK.

    Would this artificial extension be against any policies?

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    Hello,

    Am I able to extend my graduation date by six months (though I still graduate from my college at the right time) in order to input more examination results?

    I go to an international school and we follow the January - November timetable, sitting our final exams in November. I would like to sit another exam in May/June the following year, which would be alike to the timetable in the UK.

    Would this artificial extension be against any policies?

    Thanks.
    Firstly in the UK graduation takes place at the end of university studies, not at the end of school, so I was a bit confused by yoby your post at first.

    In answer to your question though, no its not specificially against university policies to extend your time in school. Some of the very top universities e.g. Oxford, Cambridge, UCL, Imperial prefer applicants to have met their entry requirements within the standard amount of time, so if you were doing International A Levels or the IB they would prefer that to be done within two years. You'll also find universities take a similar view for medicine. However most univeristies aren't bothered how long it takes.
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    (Original post by Rankar549)
    Hello,

    Am I able to extend my graduation date by six months (though I still graduate from my college at the right time) in order to input more examination results?

    I go to an international school and we follow the January - November timetable, sitting our final exams in November. I would like to sit another exam in May/June the following year, which would be alike to the timetable in the UK.

    Would this artificial extension be against any policies?

    Thanks.
    If you mean, you'd like to sit another subject, in addition to the ones you'd be taking exams for in the previous November, that wouldn't be a problem. If you mean that you want to postpone some of the exams so that your total course lasts longer than two years, some unis might be concerned.
 
 
 
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