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A level biology and chemistry as a private candidate

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    I really need a bit of advice!

    I'm a private candidate and want to take A level biology and chemistry. But every single course seems to have a practical element which costs a hell of a lot of money to do.

    I've been trying to find a course that doesn't have a practical element and I'm failing miserably! Does anyone know courses that doesn't have this practical element?
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    (Original post by Archie2004)
    I really need a bit of advice!

    I'm a private candidate and want to take A level biology and chemistry. But every single course seems to have a practical element which costs a hell of a lot of money to do.

    I've been trying to find a course that doesn't have a practical element and I'm failing miserably! Does anyone know courses that doesn't have this practical element?
    Some people can get away with not doing the practical element as a private candidate; ring your exam board and speak to them about it
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    (Original post by Archie2004)
    I really need a bit of advice!

    I'm a private candidate and want to take A level biology and chemistry. But every single course seems to have a practical element which costs a hell of a lot of money to do.

    I've been trying to find a course that doesn't have a practical element and I'm failing miserably! Does anyone know courses that doesn't have this practical element?
    If you travel abroad, you could take the International A-Levels for Bio and Chem which include 100% exam. The content is exactly the same as the old specification (before the A-Level reform in England) and therefore it can be studied in England if you're willing to travel to the closest country just to take the exam.
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    with new spec AQA I thought you don't need to do practicals you just won't get the endorsement which is independent of the grade.
 
 
 
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