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    Currently I am 18 years old. I first went to sixth form straight after completing my GCSEs, I finished the first year and got my as levels (B in media, C in English lit and E in psychology) - I didn't work as hard as I could have on them but didn't think it mattered as I wanted to do film and got into a very good college to be able to do that. After the first year I discovered that I really didn't want to do film and ended up leaving there. I want to do English literature at university but have no idea how to do this as I'm a bit stuck, a college near by said that I'm too old for A levels and too young for an Access course. Any advice??
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    (Original post by Zoegriff18)
    Currently I am 18 years old. I first went to sixth form straight after completing my GCSEs, I finished the first year and got my as levels (B in media, C in English lit and E in psychology) - I didn't work as hard as I could have on them but didn't think it mattered as I wanted to do film and got into a very good college to be able to do that. After the first year I discovered that I really didn't want to do film and ended up leaving there. I want to do English literature at university but have no idea how to do this as I'm a bit stuck, a college near by said that I'm too old for A levels and too young for an Access course. Any advice??
    Speak both to universities you're considering applying to and other colleges. Universities might be able to suggest an appropriate qualification to bump up your knowledge/quals for entry that you haven't considered and other colleges might be more flexible.

    There are distance learning access courses and there's no such thing as "too old" or "too young" for either access or A levels - but some colleges don't like to offer flexibility or they have reduced funding for people of certain ages.
 
 
 
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