I'm a Singaporean applying to the UK to read economics and I'm considering a few relatively competitive institutions. I understand that the entry requirements are A*AA for the British A' Levels (Equivalent to H2 Singapore SIPCAL A Levels AAA).
I've been hearing a lot of rumors that the 4th A' Level actually matters for students applying to the UK. I scored a B for my 4th A' Level.
My question is whether or not this rumor is true. Am I put at a disadvantage and should I reevaluate the schools that I'm applying to because I did not get straight As?
Would appreciate your thoughts on this matter. Thanks guys!
P.S. I've already received my grades and am now in the midst of applying for UCAS 2018 (currently serving national service).
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- Thread Starter
- 07-02-2017 09:39
- 07-02-2017 09:43
Not much, but it depends on the uni you are applying to. Most university eligibility criteria are for 3 A-levels. Some universities ask for 3 A levels and an AS. Basically, just look up the course at a uni of your choice and look at their eligibility criteria. You should find out easily.
A lot of students from my sixth form applied to university with 3 A levels (people usually do 4 first and drop one of the subjects in the 2nd year) and were successful.Last edited by weird nerd; 07-02-2017 at 09:45.