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    Hello all! I need information on something really basic. I recently applied for a course in a university. I got a letter from them, they require me to obtain a GCE A level, at grade C or above, in any academic subject.

    I want to know if I can take two AS level examinations instead of taking one full A Level. For example, Geography and Business Studies. So can I take AS level Geography and AS level Business Studies to be able to qualify for the course? Or does it have to be a complete A Level?

    Please advise. Thank you very much!
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    A GCE A-Level is a complete A-Level. Though you could ask if they would accept 2 ASs.
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    no i think they need a full alevel made up from one subject only if you did two as levels then you'd end up with 2 grades not one
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    (Original post by jase951)
    A GCE A-Level is a complete A-Level. Though you could ask if they would accept 2 ASs.
    or that
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    At some places 2 AS-levels = 1 a-level. Just wondering, but what's wrong with completing a full A2?
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    It will all end up depending on your universitys requirements. Send them an email, find out. Some universities will accept, some wont.
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    Just take AS and A2 geography in a year, I heard geography was pretty easy anyway and a C shouldn't be too hard to get either.
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    thank you very much!
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    According to you, what is the easiest subject? I have only 3 months to study the entire syllabus(AS and A2). Geography?
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    (Original post by bio1111)
    According to you, what is the easiest subject? I have only 3 months to study the entire syllabus(AS and A2). Geography?
    :eek: but General Studies.
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    An As in theory is one A Level as an AS is worth .5 of an A Level.
    However thats in theory not practicality, you need an A-Level.
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    Thanks for the reply! Actually I want to keep it very simple, I have 3 months for this. What do you think is the easiest subject for a complete A level? Something that I can finish studying in 3 months?
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    (Original post by kay_spiritedaway)
    or that
    Thanks for the reply! Actually I want to keep it very simple, I have 3 months for this. What do you think is the easiest subject for a complete A level? Something that I can finish studying in 3 months?
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    (Original post by EierVonSatan)
    The offer requires you to have one whole A-level. If the offer was in UCAS points then you could make those up from two AS-levels, but it isn't :nah:
    Thanks for the reply! Actually I want to keep it very simple, I have 3 months for this. What do you think is the easiest subject for a complete A level? Something that I can finish studying in 3 months?
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    You can definitely do any complete A-level in 3 months.
    I'd recommend maths (if you're a logical thinker) because it can be quite easy if you're good at it, and it's well-respected.
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    (Original post by bio1111)
    Thanks for the reply! Actually I want to keep it very simple, I have 3 months for this. What do you think is the easiest subject for a complete A level? Something that I can finish studying in 3 months?
    Anything followed by 'studies' is generally rather easy. Why do you have 3 months?! You won't be able to sit the exams until January-ish.
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    You should see if they accept English language, just learn a good technique to writing/analysing text and you can pretty much apply it through all of AS and A2 and should be able to get a C.

    Although I'd say just go with your best subject.
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    (Original post by Adam92)
    Anything followed by 'studies' is generally rather easy. Why do you have 3 months?! You won't be able to sit the exams until January-ish.
    Yes, 3 months from now....in November 2009. Is it really impossible? I need a grade C or above, I can study hard.
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    (Original post by Adam92)
    Anything followed by 'studies' is generally rather easy. Why do you have 3 months?! You won't be able to sit the exams until January-ish.
    I have to take the exams either in November or in January. I'm supposed to get grade C or above in the exam. Any subject!
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    (Original post by bio1111)
    I have to take the exams either in November or in January. I'm supposed to get grade C or above in the exam. Any subject!
    You can't take AS/A2 exams in November, only January. I would recommend doing AS for January and A2 for June. I don't think you're going to be able to do both AS AND A2 in January... that's pretty ridiculous. Plus coursework, if there is any.
 
 
 
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