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    Hello,
    I‘m from Germany and I have been living in the UK for 8 months now. I went to school in Germany and I didn’t continue my school after I was 16 and got my „normal“ graduation. I would like to study at the university but for that my graduation isn’t enough. I’m not sure how my level of graduation is called here in the UK. Can I go to school here to do my A-Levels?
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    I know city college in Norwich allows you to sit the examination as an external candidate
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    most a level colleges only accept 16-18 year olds, you'd have to find a college that accepted 'mature' students or study privately and find an exam centre
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    (Original post by Lisa11425273)
    I know city college in Norwich allows you to sit the examination as an external candidate

    Thanks for the reply. Do you know if it’s expensive? I’m living in London at the moment. Do you have an idea where I could inform myself about the schools here?
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    (Original post by KhadijaMM)
    Thanks for the reply. Do you know if it’s expensive? I’m living in London at the moment. Do you have an idea where I could inform myself about the schools here?
    I doubt it’s expensive. Just look up the schools and they all have contact details where you can mail them or call them
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    You have free further education so i guess all you need to do is get all of your grades from Germany and convert them to GCSE grades and look for a college at your ability. Seems easy but you can inform your local authority and they can help you from there. Sorry if that is wrong... I am from up North and that's how they do it here...
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    (Original post by KhadijaMM)
    Hello,
    I‘m from Germany and I have been living in the UK for 8 months now. I went to school in Germany and I didn’t continue my school after I was 16 and got my „normal“ graduation. I would like to study at the university but for that my graduation isn’t enough. I’m not sure how my level of graduation is called here in the UK. Can I go to school here to do my A-Levels?
    Have you got GCSE's/equivalent
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    (Original post by liquidconfidence)
    Have you got GCSE's/equivalent
    I‘m sorry I’m really not sure what GCSE means. I really don’t have any knowledge about the school system in the UK is it the qualification to be allowed to do A Levels?
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    (Original post by Taz554:-))
    You have free further education so i guess all you need to do is get all of your grades from Germany and convert them to GCSE grades and look for a college at your ability. Seems easy but you can inform your local authority and they can help you from there. Sorry if that is wrong... I am from up North and that's how they do it here...
    Thanks for your reply
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    (Original post by KhadijaMM)
    Thanks for your reply
    NW and hopefully it helped!
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    (Original post by KhadijaMM)
    I‘m sorry I’m really not sure what GCSE means. I really don’t have any knowledge about the school system in the UK is it the qualification to be allowed to do A Levels?
    In some ways, they are the qualifications you take when you are 16, right before you finish Secondary school. Maths, English, Science (Biology, Chemistry,Physics) are compulsory. In some schools so is RE.
    If you have a level 2 qualification which is equivalent to GCSE in Maths, English and at least three other subjects (A*-C) you will be able to study A-levels.
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    Ich glaube, dass du das alleine zu Hause machen muss, und dann kannst du die Prüfungen in einem privaten Prüfungszentrum machen. Es kostet aber ein bisschen, aber es lohnt sich. Also Fächer wie Chemie und Biologie sind etwas schwieriger, weil es so viele wissenschaftliche Praktika gibt. Aber Fächer wie Englisch und Mathe werden etwas leichter sein. Viel Glück!

    (Original post by KhadijaMM)
    Hello,
    I‘m from Germany and I have been living in the UK for 8 months now. I went to school in Germany and I didn’t continue my school after I was 16 and got my „normal“ graduation. I would like to study at the university but for that my graduation isn’t enough. I’m not sure how my level of graduation is called here in the UK. Can I go to school here to do my A-Levels?
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    (Original post by KhadijaMM)
    I‘m sorry I’m really not sure what GCSE means. I really don’t have any knowledge about the school system in the UK is it the qualification to be allowed to do A Levels?

    (Original post by liquidconfidence)
    Have you got GCSE's/equivalent
    Yes you do, Mittlere Reife is GCSE equivalent.

    Aber warum du jetzt in England sein willst...und 30k Pfund fuer eine Ausbildung auszugeben. lol
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    (Original post by liquidconfidence)
    In some ways, they are the qualifications you take when you are 16, right before you finish Secondary school. Maths, English, Science (Biology, Chemistry,Physics) are compulsory. In some schools so is RE.
    If you have a level 2 qualification which is equivalent to GCSE in Maths, English and at least three other subjects (A*-C) you will be able to study A-levels.
    In Germany I had the qualification to do the „Abitur“ (which is The same like A-Levels). In all the school subjects which you have stated I‘ve got an A or B on my final school Report.
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    (Original post by yudothis)
    Yes you do, Mittlere Reife is GCSE equivalent.

    Aber warum du jetzt in England sein willst...und 30k Pfund fuer eine Ausbildung auszugeben. lol
    Danke für die Antwort. Es geht momentan nicht anders als hier zu sein und ich möchte trotzdem unbedingt weiter zur Schule gehen. Warum kostet eine Ausbildung 30k? Wie meinst du das?
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    (Original post by KhadijaMM)
    In Germany I had the qualification to do the „Abitur“ (which is The same like A-Levels). In all the school subjects which you have stated I‘ve got an A or B on my final school Report.
    Great! All you need to do now is find a further education college.
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    (Original post by Sweetpeasw)
    Ich glaube, dass du das alleine zu Hause machen muss, und dann kannst du die Prüfungen in einem privaten Prüfungszentrum machen. Es kostet aber ein bisschen, aber es lohnt sich. Also Fächer wie Chemie und Biologie sind etwas schwieriger, weil es so viele wissenschaftliche Praktika gibt. Aber Fächer wie Englisch und Mathe werden etwas leichter sein. Viel Glück!
    Da muss ich mich unbedingt mal informieren. Vielen vielen Dank
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    (Original post by KhadijaMM)
    Danke für die Antwort. Es geht momentan nicht anders als hier zu sein und ich möchte trotzdem unbedingt weiter zur Schule gehen. Warum kostet eine Ausbildung 30k? Wie meinst du das?
    In England kostet die Uni £9000 im Jahr, für 3 Jahre.

    Und ok, dann mach das, Schule ist wichtig
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    (Original post by yudothis)
    In England kostet die Uni £9000 im Jahr, für 3 Jahre.

    Und ok, dann mach das, Schule ist wichtig
    Weißt du vielleicht ob ich mit den A-Levels in Deutschland studieren könnte, falls ich irgendwann mal zurück gehe?
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    (Original post by KhadijaMM)
    Weißt du vielleicht ob ich mit den A-Levels in Deutschland studieren könnte, falls ich irgendwann mal zurück gehe?
    Sicher. Ist ja Abitur equivalent.
 
 
 
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