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    As you know A level biology is linear now.
    My exam board is OCR, I'd like to know that if I leave biology after the first year will iII get any certificate? Or it'll be as I've never done A level biology and it would've been a waste of time for a whole year.
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    (Original post by Labib98)
    As you know A level biology is linear now.
    My exam board is OCR, I'd like to know that if I leave biology after the first year will iII get any certificate? Or it'll be as I've never done A level biology and it would've been a waste of time for a whole year.
    Will I get UCAS points?
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    (Original post by Labib98)
    As you know A level biology is linear now.
    My exam board is OCR, I'd like to know that if I leave biology after the first year will iII get any certificate? Or it'll be as I've never done A level biology and it would've been a waste of time for a whole year.
    If you take the AS exams at the end of year 12 you will be awarded an AS in biology which would be worth some UCAS points. If you don't take the exams and just drop it you won't get anything. You should discuss your options with your school and make up your mind. If they won't enter you for the AS exams you could offer to pay for them or try to enter them as a private candidate elsewhere.


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    (Original post by gdunne42)
    If you take the AS exams at the end of year 12 you will be awarded an AS in biology which would be worth some UCAS points. If you don't take the exams and just drop it you won't get anything. You should discuss your options with your school and make up your mind. If they won't enter you for the AS exams you could offer to pay for them or try to enter them as a private candidate elsewhere.


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    Bu AS biology doesn't exist anymore.
    It's just A level.
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    (Original post by Labib98)
    Bu AS biology doesn't exist anymore.
    It's just A level.
    Yes it does. Look on your examiners web site.
    You can take an AS in any reformed A level, it's just that the result you get doesn't count towards the final A level grade.


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    (Original post by gdunne42)
    Yes it does. Look on your examiners web site.
    You can take an AS in any reformed A level, it's just that the result you get doesn't count towards the final A level grade.


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    So universities will count it.
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    (Original post by Labib98)
    So universities will count it.
    It is an AS level
    It has a UCAS points value so Yes it will be accepted by some universities towards meeting an offer.
 
 
 
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