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    I want to go to a top 10 uni and one of the A's ill be using is in my first language. Will they count it or will they use my other subjects.
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    (Original post by HideyoKids)
    I want to go to a top 10 uni and one of the A's ill be using is in my first language. Will they count it or will they use my other subjects.
    You will need to ask the universities you want to apply to. There is no rule that says they can't count it but I have heard of it happening in the past, particularly with students taking Chinese A level. It may depend on what you apply for.


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    You will need to ask the universities you want to apply to. There is no rule that says they can't count it but I have heard of it happening in the past, particularly with students taking Chinese A level. It may depend on what you apply for.


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    Yeah thanks. I was thinking of durham. The thing is I need that A too meet the offer and I can have A*AA predicted.
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    I've read up some universities and an A level in the language you know will not be accepted, but you can always lie and say you never knew the language before :rofl:
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    (Original post by ihatePE)
    I've read up some universities and an A level in the language you know will not be accepted, but you can always lie and say you never knew the language before :rofl:
    Yeah i guess ill have to use my other subjects
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    (Original post by ihatePE)
    I've read up some universities and an A level in the language you know will not be accepted, but you can always lie and say you never knew the language before :rofl:
    (Original post by gdunne42)
    You will need to ask the universities you want to apply to. There is no rule that says they can't count it but I have heard of it happening in the past, particularly with students taking Chinese A level. It may depend on what you apply for.


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    oh i didn't know that as well :lol:
    what about UCAS points?
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    (Original post by fatima1998)
    oh i didn't know that as well :lol:
    what about UCAS points?
    I think that would work but for mid unis right ?
    or am i wrong ?
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    (Original post by HideyoKids)
    I think that would work but for mid unis right ?
    or am i wrong ?
    umm i dunno hence i asked :lol:
    dunno anything about unis :emo:
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    (Original post by fatima1998)
    oh i didn't know that as well :lol:
    what about UCAS points?
    A levels in a foreign language may be disregarded by a university if they are the students native language rather than a second language they learn. Language A levels are designed for non native speakers, they should not challenge a native speaker and so don't demonstrate an ability to learn.
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    (Original post by gdunne42)
    A levels in a foreign language may be disregarded by a university if they are the students native language rather than a second language they learn. Language A levels are designed for non native speakers, they should not challenge a native speaker and so don't demonstrate an ability to learn.
    but what if they speak 2 languages at the same time or learnt both??? e.g. English and Chinese learnt at the same time?
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    (Original post by fatima1998)
    but what if they speak 2 languages at the same time or learnt both??? e.g. English and Chinese learnt at the same time?
    As I said above, there is no fixed rule. Students should discuss their circumstances with their potential university to find out whether their language a level will be accepted.
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    (Original post by HideyoKids)
    Yeah thanks. I was thinking of durham. The thing is I need that A too meet the offer and I can have A*AA predicted.
    Durham is a top uni and very competitive but don't assume they won't accept it. Have a look at their website for your subject and then get in touch with them in a few weeks (it'll be madness at the moment while they are sorting out places for this coming term).


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    (Original post by gdunne42)
    Durham is a top uni and very competitive but don't assume they won't accept it. Have a look at their website for your subject and then get in touch with them in a few weeks (it'll be madness at the moment while they are sorting out places for this coming term).


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    Yeah, thanks a lot for your help. I've emailed them. I appreciate your help.
 
 
 
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