What to do if school doesn't run a specific A level

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Hello, I'm in year 12 and we (as a school) have just attended a UCAS event, I was talking to people at various universities (I plan on studying a combined degree with Law and something else, I was thinking either German or German Law, or politics), but, the requirements are that I would need an A level (Or equivalent) in German language, which is a subject that my school does not offer past GCSE (to my annoyance). I did GCSE German, and since then I have carried it on, as well as learning other European languages. The situation I am in is rather annoying, as the town I live in is very isolated (there are no other English schools for 30 miles, and that school doesn't even run A level German). I have written to the adult learning centres in my town, they run GCSE Spanish and a BTEC in Italian (level 1), so it is no use to me. The nearest place I can study German is 30 miles away, and it is a level 1 BTEC, which is useless as there's no progression to level 2 or 3. A level 1 BTEC would be useless considering I have a GCSE in German. I have, as I stated, carried on German, and i thoroughly enjoy it, and I have very much improved from GCSE grade.
I need some advice as to what to do, do you think I should call up the University that I wanted to study at (Leeds University), or should I talk to my school (My school is notoriously bad and we don't have a lot of funding).
Thank you
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(Original post by EzzieC)
Hello, I'm in year 12 and we (as a school) have just attended a UCAS event, I was talking to people at various universities (I plan on studying a combined degree with Law and something else, I was thinking either German or German Law, or politics), but, the requirements are that I would need an A level (Or equivalent) in German language, which is a subject that my school does not offer past GCSE (to my annoyance). I did GCSE German, and since then I have carried it on, as well as learning other European languages. The situation I am in is rather annoying, as the town I live in is very isolated (there are no other English schools for 30 miles, and that school doesn't even run A level German). I have written to the adult learning centres in my town, they run GCSE Spanish and a BTEC in Italian (level 1), so it is no use to me. The nearest place I can study German is 30 miles away, and it is a level 1 BTEC, which is useless as there's no progression to level 2 or 3. A level 1 BTEC would be useless considering I have a GCSE in German. I have, as I stated, carried on German, and i thoroughly enjoy it, and I have very much improved from GCSE grade.
I need some advice as to what to do, do you think I should call up the University that I wanted to study at (Leeds University), or should I talk to my school (My school is notoriously bad and we don't have a lot of funding).
Thank you
Study it independently and take exams as a private candidate
E.g. https://interhigh.co.uk/key-stage-5-subjects/german/
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