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    Hi,
    I am currently finishing my final year of A levels for the second time as last year did not go as planned and I am now retaking. Before I decided that I wanted to retake, I had enrolled at another college with completely different A level choices to the ones I am taking now and realised that the ones I had been focused on for two years didn't interest me as much as they should and may not aid me in my future career path;


    I was wondering if there's any way to gain extra qualifications along side my A levels whilst I'm completing them before I go to and during uni? Also, what is an extended project qualification and how do I get one?
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    (Original post by aweise530)
    Hi,
    I am currently finishing my final year of A levels for the second time as last year did not go as planned and I am now retaking. Before I decided that I wanted to retake, I had enrolled at another college with completely different A level choices to the ones I am taking now and realised that the ones I had been focused on for two years didn't interest me as much as they should and may not aid me in my future career path;


    I was wondering if there's any way to gain extra qualifications along side my A levels whilst I'm completing them before I go to and during uni? Also, what is an extended project qualification and how do I get one?
    Not sure what you want help with or the relevance of the first paragraph?

    1. You are resitting A levels, which is fine.
    2. You arent interested in them, which is fine.
    3. You are enrolled for different A levels? Whats happening with this?

    Just get the best grades you can for now, unless you realise you want to do something else and need different A levels. You can either sort that out before or during uni.

    Before uni by doing the different A levels or qualifications because thats what is required for your chosen degree.

    At uni by doing a degree with a foundation year. the foundation is meant to cater for people who didnt take the appropriate subjects and get them up to speed.

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    1. Theres nothing to stop you doing any qualifications, A levels or GCSE alongside your existing ones, but as you are resitting then id suggest you focus on those as you only need three good grades. make sure you have Maths and English GCSE. I wouldnt unless you definitely need the other A levels to open up new courses.

    2. An EPQ ends up being a 5000 word essay or an artefact or presentation that counts for half an A level and normally gets you a discount of one grade in an offer.

    https://www.uea.ac.uk/study/undergra...fications-epqs
    https://qips.ucas.com/qip/extended-p...lification-epq
 
 
 
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