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    In reality do many people get 100ums in chemistry/biology a level?
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    I've seen it happen. Not likely though.
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    In England Biology and Chemistry A levels are linear so don't have UMS any more. When they did the maximum mark was 600 UMS so 100 was a fail..
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    In England Biology and Chemistry A levels are linear so don't have UMS any more. When they did the maximum mark was 600 UMS so 100 was a fail..
    I meant per exam
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    I meant per exam
    The UMS per unit varies from 60-150 UMS too!

    We normally used to get the odd person with full UMS in a Biology or Chemistry exam - of course that probably wasn't anywhere near full marks - for an A* in OCR Biology last year you needed 178/270 raw marks , nowhere near the 90% of UMS required, so, had this been a qualification with UMS, you'd have achieved it with a lot less than 270 raw marks.
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    The UMS per unit varies from 60-150 UMS too!

    We normally used to get the odd person with full UMS in a Biology or Chemistry exam - of course that probably wasn't anywhere near full marks - for an A* in OCR Biology last year you needed 178/270 raw marks , nowhere near the 90% of UMS required, so, had this been a qualification with UMS, you'd have achieved it with a lot less than 270 raw marks.
    Thank you for the interesting response, this information is helpful!
 
 
 
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