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    Hi

    I got an B in AS which I'm fairly pleased with, but the unit grades are (A/B/E). It is college policy to drop an AS, so I'm dropping this one, but I'm worried Universities will see my E and will automatically reject me. Will they see me and possibly judge me too harshly on it? Its against college policy to retake the unit as its coursework.

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    I have U's at the bottom of my exam result sheet, from where I'd retaken modules. I still got accepted into Birmingham University though, so I doubt it matters.
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    You don't have to declare unit grades so no.
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    (Original post by J-Curve)
    You don't have to declare unit grades so no.
    From last year, all the colleges can request any unit and sub unit score from the exam broad, so they DO have asses to our scores ....= =''
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    (Original post by J-Curve)
    You don't have to declare unit grades so no.
    Ahem, yes you do. From this coming year you have to put module grades for all certificated exams on to the UCAS form. The OP is dropping the subject and will, therefore be cashing it in. If he applies to Cambridge he will also have to declare the UMS scores of all his modules, whether certificated or not.

    It is highly unlikely to be a problem to him. He got a B overall. He'll need to be prepared to explain at interview why he didn't work hard enough in coursework, though.
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    Really? I dind't know that. I thought universities only had access to overall grades.
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    Uni's have had access to module grades for 2 years now (Apply 06 (only a subset of unis) and Apply 07 (all unis)).

    In Apply 08 the requirement for unit grades from certified AS and A levels has been made compulsory (last year UCAS used woolly wording and many students interpreted it as being option even though admissions tutors were told it was compulsory). Pending AS and A level unit grades get passed to the unis directly from the exam board.
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    so its grades of modules/units rather than UMS scores?
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    Yes

    Cambridge ask for UMS scores separately.
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    Is there anyway you can put your unit scores on?
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    (Original post by Andrew_2006)
    Is there anyway you can put your unit scores on?
    Speak to your referee and ask them to include any particularly good UMS marks in your reference.
 
 
 

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