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The business studies (AQA) subject consists of three units: Unit 1, Unit 2 and Unit 3. Unit 3 is a controlled assessment so it is assessed/marked internally by my teacher. The other two units are marked by external examiners. My question is: For Unit 1 and Unit 2, would the same person have marked both units or would there have been two individuals marking each unit?

The reason I ask is because I have received a rather unusual low grade in the subject, both units having been given a similarly low grade. Now, I have either overestimated my ability in this subject for the 2 years I have studied it or it's an issue with the person marking my paper. So, I am considering a remark and would appreciate any advice and an answer to the question above.

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Please tag anyone that might be helpful in answering this question. @_gcx
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The business studies (AQA) subject consists of three units: Unit 1, Unit 2 and Unit 3. Unit 3 is a controlled assessment so it is assessed/marked internally by my teacher. The other two units are marked by external examiners. My question is: For Unit 1 and Unit 2, would the same person have marked both units or would there have been two individuals marking each unit?

The reason I ask is because I have received a rather unusual low grade in the subject, both units having been given a similarly low grade. Now, I have either overestimated my ability in this subject for the 2 years I have studied it or it's an issue with the person marking my paper. So, I am considering a remark and would appreciate any advice and an answer to the question above.

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the first paper is multiple choice so couldn't have been marked wrong.what grade did you get.
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the first paper is multiple choice so couldn't have been marked wrong.what grade did you get.
What are you talking about? None of it is multiple choice.

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sorry. different exam board
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It will be different examiners.
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It will be different examiners.
So the same examiner wouldn't have been assigned with my unit 1 and Unit 2 papers?

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So the same examiner wouldn't have been assigned with my unit 1 and Unit 2 papers?
It's rare for someone to be marking more than one paper.
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It's rare for someone to be marking more than one paper.
Although that is true, are you certain that for business, the same examiner wasn't assigned to 2 units of a student? Essentially I am asking about what the AQA system is like, regarding marking of business studies papers. I need specific information regarding this subject and board.

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The business studies (AQA) subject consists of three units: Unit 1, Unit 2 and Unit 3. Unit 3 is a controlled assessment so it is assessed/marked internally by my teacher. The other two units are marked by external examiners. My question is: For Unit 1 and Unit 2, would the same person have marked both units or would there have been two individuals marking each unit?

The reason I ask is because I have received a rather unusual low grade in the subject, both units having been given a similarly low grade. Now, I have either overestimated my ability in this subject for the 2 years I have studied it or it's an issue with the person marking my paper. So, I am considering a remark and would appreciate any advice and an answer to the question above.

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The business studies (AQA) subject consists of three units: Unit 1, Unit 2 and Unit 3. Unit 3 is a controlled assessment so it is assessed/marked internally by my teacher. The other two units are marked by external examiners. My question is: For Unit 1 and Unit 2, would the same person have marked both units or would there have been two individuals marking each unit?

The reason I ask is because I have received a rather unusual low grade in the subject, both units having been given a similarly low grade. Now, I have either overestimated my ability in this subject for the 2 years I have studied it or it's an issue with the person marking my paper. So, I am considering a remark and would appreciate any advice and an answer to the question above.

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Marked by different people
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Marked by different people
Are you certain?

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Are you certain?

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Yeah that's just how it works. Like each sitting at each centre goes to different people. So everyone that did unit 1 at you school got marked by a different person than the person marking all the unit 2 papers from your centre
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Yeah that's just how it works. Like each sitting at each centre goes to different people. So everyone that did unit 1 at you school got marked by a different person than the person marking all the unit 2 papers from your centre
In that case, do you think it's worth get a remark just based on the incentive that I was a 'natural ability' A* student in business studies that ended up with a B. Most will think I am crazy and being arrogant but I am truly baffled with my results in business studies.

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In that case, do you think it's worth get a remark just based on the incentive that I was a 'natural ability' A* student in business studies that ended up with a B. Most will think I am crazy and being arrogant but I am truly baffled with my results in business studies.

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Did you get a B in unit 1&2?
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Did you get a B in unit 1&2?
Yup, I did. I'll give some more insight. For the two years I have done the course, I have achieved nothing less than a A grade in every test and mock exam I have done.

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Yup, I did. I'll give some more insight. For the two years I have done the course, I have achieved nothing less than a A grade in every test and mock exam I have done.

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Have you looked into the boundaries? Are you closer to an A than the possibility of dropping to a C?
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Have you looked into the boundaries? Are you closer to an A than the possibility of dropping to a C?
In one unit, I am quite close to the A, but in the other, I am slightly above the B borderline. I know, for a fact, that my grade will not go down if it was to be re-marked.

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In one unit, I am quite close to the A, but in the other, I am slightly above the B borderline. I know, for a fact, that my grade will not go down if it was to be re-marked.

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