Join TSR now and get all your revision questions answeredSign up now

Are there any subjects I can easily do a whole A-level for in one year?

Announcements
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    Okay, so in my first year, I ****ed up bad and knew I was going to get a U in computer science so I picked up economics as well in January as I'd have more chance of doing decently in that, and although I was 100% spot on about the U in computer science, I got an E in AS economics.

    Technically this doesn't matter because it won't count for the final A-level result, but like with computer science, I have a bad feeling I'm not going to do well enough for the grades I need at all.

    I really need help because none of it is sticking in my mind and the only other subjects I have are Mathematics and Classics, which I do well in but I'm not going to get far with only those two.

    So, are there any particularly easy A-levels I could complete in this one year?
    Offline

    2
    ReputationRep:
    I pretty much did ICT WJEC in one year, well I resat the AS exam & re-did the coursework by myself, along with the A2 exam and coursework in my second year of sixth form. I got an A grade in the end but idk really, with ICT you would only have to remember the mark schemes.

    Any chance you could just re-sit the year? Because to do a full A-level in one year would depend on how it's assessed, like you'd have to do the AS and A2 coursework and they normally would take around half a year to complete. Or subjects that are purely essay based will take a long time to learn the study materials for AS and A2 in one year.

    If you have a genuine interest in a particular subject then I would say go ahead and do it in one year, but if you're just going to try to do a subject that you despise then its not worth it. I was seriously considering picking up Law and completing it in one year if I didn't go to university lol.
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    I'm not sure. I was going to redo the year, but because I'd done alright in classics and mathematics, it felt like a waste of time so I returned to year 13.

    I do have particular interests in the more practical subjects like art or a tech, but I know there'd be a lot of coursework to catch up on. I just really unsure at the moment :/
 
 
 
Poll
Do you have exam superstitions?
Help with your A-levels

All the essentials

The adventure begins mug

Student life: what to expect

What it's really like going to uni

Rosette

Essay expert

Learn to write like a pro with our ultimate essay guide.

Uni match

Uni match

Our tool will help you find the perfect course for you

Study planner

Create a study plan

Get your head around what you need to do and when with the study planner tool.

Study planner

Resources by subject

Everything from mind maps to class notes.

Hands typing

Degrees without fees

Discover more about degree-level apprenticeships.

A student doing homework

Study tips from A* students

Students who got top grades in their A-levels share their secrets

Study help links and info

Can you help? Study help unanswered threadsRules and posting guidelines

Sponsored content:

HEAR

HEAR

Find out how a Higher Education Achievement Report can help you prove your achievements.

Groups associated with this forum:

View associated groups

The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

Quick reply
Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.