Jul 17, 2012 · A foundation year can be used by someone with the wrong subject level 3 qualification, very low level 3 passes or a mature student with relevant work/life experience. The entry criteria will vary from course to course. A foundation degree is a 2 year course, it may have lower level 3 requirements than a full degree. Mature student re-doing A levels. I studied Maths, Mechanics, Physics, Chemistry and Business at A-level. Whilst I finished my courses I didn't apply myself well and got low grades (C's and D's). My IQ is upwards of 145 and I know I could have done much better. If I was to do an intensive 1 year course in Maths, Mechanics and Physics A-Levels.
For students who have followed the traditional A-level route we are normally looking for a level of attainment of at least grades AAA. However, we do understand that people often develop their academic interests and skills later in life, and the advantage of the Oxford admissions process is that each individual application is scrutinised carefully by our academic teaching staff. Oct 13, 2014 · Mature students are anyone over the age of 21 who didn't go to university after school or college. Some might have taken gap years to volunteer and travel the world, while 40% of mature students are over 30 and have had work, mortgage, or family responsibilities.
This time, however, it was different; I was a mature student, 44 years old, starting university for the first time. Just like the younger ones starting out, I felt both daunted and excited. I was looking for something completely different in my life: a new direction, a new start. Nov 21, 2011 · I can't remember the name of the one I looked at, but you could enter as an international candidate and take an extra written exam instead of the practicals. With science A levels the practicals are the problem. My son did his chemistry A level in one year after he left school but with a college.Founder: Justine Roberts, Carolyn Longton.