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Uni offers with one A-level completed in Y12

I am currently doing History, Politics and Criminology in school and Russian outside. I am taking my Russian A-level this summer. I am seriously considering dropping Criminology as firstly we have had two different teachers who were completely lost and it is not a proper A-level (it's a level 3 diploma, A-level equivalent, basically another name for BTEC). I regret choosing it but my sixth form talked me into doing it, I do not need it for the things I plan to do in the future as well.

I am planning to get A/A* in Russian but how would university offers work if I already have 1 A level from Year 12, and would they care if I already had one and not did all 3 in Year 13? I don't know if this matters but I am probably going to apply mostly to mid tier unis.
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Uni offers are typically based on doing all the level 3 qualifications in the same year. You should check with their admissions departments
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Original post by shark06
I am currently doing History, Politics and Criminology in school and Russian outside. I am taking my Russian A-level this summer. I am seriously considering dropping Criminology as firstly we have had two different teachers who were completely lost and it is not a proper A-level (it's a level 3 diploma, A-level equivalent, basically another name for BTEC). I regret choosing it but my sixth form talked me into doing it, I do not need it for the things I plan to do in the future as well.
I am planning to get A/A* in Russian but how would university offers work if I already have 1 A level from Year 12, and would they care if I already had one and not did all 3 in Year 13? I don't know if this matters but I am probably going to apply mostly to mid tier unis.

Really depends on the uni.

Some have no qualms about it. Others are fine with it (provided you got a high grade) and a (really small) minority may have issues with it. Best to check their website or call them and ask.

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