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Hiii , so I'm going to be doing three a levels this year, fast track ones (online)cause I don't really want to spend two years studying them. The university I want to go to next year has these requirements: 4 GCE Advanced Level passes or 3 GCE Advanced Level passes + 1 GCE Advanced Subsidiary level pass.

I think doing four a levels would be too much for me so I decided to take another AS level subject which would be biology. Do anyone think I could do my AS level exam at the same time as my other three a levels and are there any online a level courses being able to offer that? although I'm sure i ve seen some before. Thanks for the help
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Hiii , so I'm going to be doing three a levels this year, fast track ones (online)cause I don't really want to spend two years studying them. The university I want to go to next year has these requirements: 4 GCE Advanced Level passes or 3 GCE Advanced Level passes + 1 GCE Advanced Subsidiary level pass.

I think doing four a levels would be too much for me so I decided to take another AS level subject which would be biology. Do anyone think I could do my AS level exam at the same time as my other three a levels and are there any online a level courses being able to offer that? although I'm sure i ve seen some before. Thanks for the help
Not wanting to be too negative, but have you come across anyone that has done 3 A-levels plus 1 AS level, all in one year, and got decent grades, because I certainly haven’t? Are you being realistic?
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Hiii , so I'm going to be doing three a levels this year, fast track ones (online)cause I don't really want to spend two years studying them. The university I want to go to next year has these requirements: 4 GCE Advanced Level passes or 3 GCE Advanced Level passes + 1 GCE Advanced Subsidiary level pass.

I think doing four a levels would be too much for me so I decided to take another AS level subject which would be biology. Do anyone think I could do my AS level exam at the same time as my other three a levels and are there any online a level courses being able to offer that? although I'm sure i ve seen some before. Thanks for the help
:erm: No university has a standard entry criteria of 4 A levels (or 3 A levels plus an AS). Are you quite sure about this? What university and course is it?
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what are your subjects? getting good grades are possible but you'll need to work your ass off and say goodbye to any hobbies and social life, even then if you study too much without taking any break you'll most likely get burned out unless you're so determined
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Hiii , so I'm going to be doing three a levels this year, fast track ones (online)cause I don't really want to spend two years studying them. The university I want to go to next year has these requirements: 4 GCE Advanced Level passes or 3 GCE Advanced Level passes + 1 GCE Advanced Subsidiary level pass.

I think doing four a levels would be too much for me so I decided to take another AS level subject which would be biology. Do anyone think I could do my AS level exam at the same time as my other three a levels and are there any online a level courses being able to offer that? although I'm sure i ve seen some before. Thanks for the help
don't do 3/4 a-levels in one year. you would have to work yourself to the bone to get good grades. just do that extra year - unless you are willing to burn yourself out and have no social life for a year??
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don't do 3/4 a-levels in one year. you would have to work yourself to the bone to get good grades. just do that extra year - unless you are willing to burn yourself out and have no social life for a year??
I just don't want to lose another year, plus I'm only doing three and the AS level just because the university wants it. When I did my GCSEs I spent a whole month studying non stop and managed to pass all of them, even though i can't really compare this to that I'm sure ill manage . I don't mind sacrificing my social life, its not like i have much of one anyways ahaha
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what are your subjects? getting good grades are possible but you'll need to work your ass off and say goodbye to any hobbies and social life, even then if you study too much without taking any break you'll most likely get burned out unless you're so determined
im taking law, psychology, english lit and language . Has anyone done eng lit and langauge combined, i didn't really understand how im supposed to carry out the coursework?
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:erm: No university has a standard entry criteria of 4 A levels (or 3 A levels plus an AS). Are you quite sure about this? What university and course is it?
it didn't make sense to me so I emailed them but they still have to get back to me, it was the entry requirements for uni in Malta, pretty sure it's the only public one there.
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it didn't make sense to me so I emailed them but they still have to get back to me, it was the entry requirements for uni in Malta, pretty sure it's the only public one there.
Oh, OK. This is a UK site which deals primarily with UK qualifications and universities, so it might be the case that a foreign university would have different entry criteria.

To answer your question, it's unlikely that you would do well in three A levels plus an AS in biology if you try to study them privately in one year. It's too much work, basically - and without expert support and guidance (this isn't the same as an online course), it's going to be unrealistic.
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I just don't want to lose another year, plus I'm only doing three and the AS level just because the university wants it. When I did my GCSEs I spent a whole month studying non stop and managed to pass all of them, even though i can't really compare this to that I'm sure ill manage . I don't mind sacrificing my social life, its not like i have much of one anyways ahaha
I apologise if I come off as crude but judging by your posts, I don’t think you have an idea of how hard A-levels (or equivalent) are. Just for context, check the specification of the courses that you’re doing to get a good grasp of how much you need to learn and then apply to exam questions.
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I just don't want to lose another year, plus I'm only doing three and the AS level just because the university wants it. When I did my GCSEs I spent a whole month studying non stop and managed to pass all of them, even though i can't really compare this to that I'm sure ill manage . I don't mind sacrificing my social life, its not like i have much of one anyways ahaha
i will say that a-levels are in a completely different league to GCSEs. i don’t doubt that you could study for your GCSEs in a month and pass, it’s definitely possible. for a-levels, it’s possible to study one in a year, sure. but 3 plus an AS? and as an online course with less support than you’d have normally? i think that the most organised and dedicated students wouldn’t be able to do it unless they were literal geniuses. does this uni require high grades or just passes?
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im taking law, psychology, english lit and language . Has anyone done eng lit and langauge combined, i didn't really understand how im supposed to carry out the coursework?
Your online provider should hep you with this and should be able to advise you on how you can submit to for assessment at the end - it's complicated for private candidates. don't waste you time on this withiut checking how you will actually get entered for the qualification.
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