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    Hi, I'm looking for some help/advice/information please!

    So I left school at 16 to do a year long NVQ Level 3 in Supporting Teaching & Learning. SInce then I have worked in boring (but rather well paid) office jobs, mainly working in sales/quotes administration whilst dabbling in accounts.
    At almost 24 with a mortgage and two cats, I've suddenly decided that I would very much like to go back into some form of education, starting with my A levels. Trouble is, I have no clue where to start. I know that eventually I would love to study a Business Management (Marketing) Degree and would have to do this through the Open University as I work full time and couldnt afford to give my job up.
    So, the A levels that I would like to study are English Language, English Literature and Business Studies.
    Does anyone have any reccomendations on the best way to achieve this through a distance learning programme? From there, would these A levels enable me to work towards that particular degree?
    I also have no idea how the points system work, credit etc so an explanation on that would be great!
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    why english when you're going into marketing?

    The spec has changed. AS no longer counts
    what exam boards?
 
 
 
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