A-Level Online

How A-Levels Online are Studied

So you might be wondering how A-Levels online are actually studied. For someone who has been out of education for a long time or is totally new to education, it’s a common question. With advances of the internet and technology, it has never been easier to study A-Levels online. Depending on who you opt to study with, your course materials will be delivered in a combination of ways. These can be through online classes, videos, quizzes or simply self study texts for you to read that follow the course syllabus. When it comes to A-Levels online, there is no one set best way of learning, it’s all down to the… Read More

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Distance Learning A Levels

Distance Learning A Levels

Distance Learning A Levels are an increasingly popular choice for students around the UK and the world. Studied entirely online, they are an easy option to choose for many students. Unlike in years gone by, distance learning is no longer a slow and clunky process of waiting for printed materials to arrive and then sending off assessments by post. Now the learning journey and experience is much simpler (and arguably), much easier for students to begin and complete. Why Study by Distance Learning? Online A Levels are a flexible and modern way to gain qualifications quickly. Rather than having to work to an academic calendar, students can enrol and start… Read More

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Starting A-Levels

Is October too Late for Starting A-Levels?

If you’re someone considering starting A-Levels, you can be forgiven for thinking that you need to start them in September, especially if you are looking to complete the courses in one year. After all, that is when all the schools and colleges start students on A-Levels right? But the reasoning behind students starting A-Levels in September has more to do with term times and tradition than it does with the practicalities of completing an A-Level course in time for examination in the following summer. How Many Hours of Study is an A Level? The amount of study time needed for A-Levels isn’t actually as many hours as people often think.… Read More

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Studying A-Levels Online

Is Studying A Levels Online Possible?

Is studying A levels online possible? The quick and simple answer is yes. Even with the growing popularity of online studying, people still think that the study of A Levels it’s possible online. Usually, when you think of studying A Levels, you don’t think of studying A Levels online. Traditionally, A Levels are studied at a school or college in the UK by students. With the advances and changes in online study and education though, it’s now possible for students to study A-Levels from anywhere in the world. What are A Levels? A-Levels are a UK qualification that are used worldwide by universities as a gauge for student performance. Ranked… Read More

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Can A Levels be done in 1 Year

Can A Levels be done in 1 Year?

Can A Levels be done in 1 Year? Absolutely yes. It will take you a lot of work and dedication, but it is possible to do it. First, let’s look closer at A Levels themselves and the work that they require and need. On average, one A Level subject will take a student approximately 350 hours of study time. That 350 hours covers all of the syllabus and the coursework for the subject needed for sitting the examinations. When you put 350 hours into the grand scheme of things, it really isn’t many hours of study at all. Which is why most students will study 2 or 3 subjects at… Read More

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UCAS Clearing

How UCAS Clearing Works

Put simply, UCAS clearing is a way for students who don’t have an offer of a place or who didn’t get the grades they needed for a place to still go to Uni. Once all results are released, students will know whether or not their place at University is secured, if they don’t have sufficient UCAS points from their A-Level grades, then they will enter clearing. Universities use clearing as a way to fill places on Degree courses, so there is usually a wide range of both subjects and available universities for students to apply to. The UCAS clearing system is available from July until October, so there is plenty… Read More

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Bad A-Level Results

How to deal with bad A-Level Results

Now that exams are over, it’s only natural for thoughts to start turning to A Level results. When Results Day arrives, it can be a very stressful time for the students. Regardless of how much work and effort you put into your studies and sitting the examinations, there will always be that bit of worry that you haven’t achieved the results you want and need for getting your place at University. The first thing to remember if you do get bad A-Level results is that it’s definitely not the end of the world! There are still many options open to you and not all of them will mean going back… Read More

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Resits

Retaking Your A-Levels (Resits)

Retaking your A-Levels is often referred to as ‘resits’, this is when a student who took their A-Levels originally either didn’t get the results they wanted or didn’t achieve the grades they needed to get their university place. Resits can sometimes feel and seem like a daunting prospect to students. And this is totally understandable, you have spent the last 2 years studying and building up to getting your results, only to have to face the prospect of doing resits. But with online learning it doesn’t need to be as bad as you think. Do I have to take 2 Years to Resit my A-Levels? As doing resits is just… Read More

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Which A-Levels

Which A-Levels Should I Study?

You have made the decision you’re going to university, so the next step is deciding which A-Levels to study. Now you would have thought this would be a really straightforward thing to decide. But many students find this much harder than you think. The range of courses available is vast and then the options on how you study them is huge too. In this blog, we’re going to look at how to pick your subjects, the ways you can study A-Levels and the different combinations of subjects that work well for certain degrees. How to Pick Your A-Levels When picking which A-Levels to study, you have to be careful to… Read More

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Cambridge International A-Levels

Cambridge International A-Levels

Cambridge International A Levels are an increasingly popular choice with students. Although reference to ‘International’ is made within the name of the Awarding Body, you can actually study and sit A-Levels with them in the United Kingdom as well as around the world. With over 50 subjects available, it’s safe to say that Cambridge International A-Levels are growing in popularity with both schools and students. The courses follow the same familiar structure as A-Levels from AQA and Pearson Edexcel, with the main differences occurring with subjects such as the sciences. The science courses, Biology, Chemistry or Physics do not have a practical element. Instead, additional written papers are taken by… Read More

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