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    I am going to be retaking some A level modules (from the old specification) as an external candidate but also want to do a completely new A level (AS and A2). Is that possible? Are you allowed to sit an extra new A level with the old A levels?

    At the moment I am going to be retaking maths and biology (I have already cashed an A* in Computing).

    Any recommendations of an easy A level I can do alongside?
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    (Original post by Applepiex3)
    I am going to be retaking some A level modules (from the old specification) as an external candidate but also want to do a completely new A level (AS and A2). Is that possible? Are you allowed to sit an extra new A level with the old A levels?

    At the moment I am going to be retaking maths and biology (I have already cashed an A* in Computing).

    Any recommendations of an easy A level I can do alongside?
    Yes you can sit a new extra A-Level with old separate A-Levels.

    I wouldn't call any A-Levels easy but one I think is simple to understand is Sociology, mainly because you can get away with saying random things in the exam and gaining marks for it. Obviously you need to know the exam techniques but if you forget content then you can waffle and somehow get marks for it.

    Anyways what matters here is what course you're looking to do at university? Or are you not planning to go? Think about what field you're interested in and study a subject related to it. Maybe if you could tell me that I could help you better.
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    Yes you can sit a new extra A-Level with old separate A-Levels.

    I wouldn't call any A-Levels easy but one I think is simple to understand is Sociology, mainly because you can get away with saying random things in the exam and gaining marks for it. Obviously you need to know the exam techniques but if you forget content then you can waffle and somehow get marks for it.

    Anyways what matters here is what course you're looking to do at university? Or are you not planning to go? Think about what field you're interested in and study a subject related to it. Maybe if you could tell me that I could help you better.
    Awesome, thank you so much!!

    I looked up the AQA specification for sociology and it seems pretty good.
    The reason I wanted to do an extra a level is to help with my application (since I have so much time I might as well).

    I am going to apply for computer science and have already got an A* in computing, I am hoping to get an A or A* in maths and biology (which I am retaking).

    I am already have the two subjects which I need for the course (Maths and computing) hence the need for an extra simple A level.

    Thank you once again for your help!
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    (Original post by Applepiex3)
    Awesome, thank you so much!!

    I looked up the AQA specification for sociology and it seems pretty good.
    The reason I wanted to do an extra a level is to help with my application (since I have so much time I might as well).

    I am going to apply for computer science and have already got an A* in computing, I am hoping to get an A or A* in maths and biology (which I am retaking).

    I am already have the two subjects which I need for the course (Maths and computing) hence the need for an extra simple A level.

    Thank you once again for your help!
    Sociology is something you should be able to teach yourself. The only difficult thing to teach yourself is the essay writing, marking it alone can be hard. You could ask people on TSR for help with marking it maybe? Or get a tutor?

    Have you considered ICT A Level (maybe Btec?) it couldhelp you with Computer Science. I think there are Btecs available for Computer Science too. Not too sure how hard it could get for those though.

    Anyways, one extra A Level should be good. Just be prepped for Comp Sci... heard its very hard. The entry requirements don't express the difficulty of the course. :erm:
 
 
 
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