What is a multi genre?
A multi-genre paper is composed of many genres and subgenres, each piece self-contained, making a point of its own, yet connected by theme or topic and sometimes by language, images, and content. In addition to many genres, a multi-genre paper may also contain many voices, not just the author’s.
Do universities look at EPQ?
Universities very much like the EPQ. It shows you can undertake independent research, which is necessary for all students at university and helps to bridge the gap between sixth form and degree-level study. Some universities may even lower their typical offer if you achieve a particular grade in an EPQ.
Does Durham accept EPQ?
Durham University sees the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) as a valuable addition to A-levels or alternative post-16 qualifications.
Is it hard to get into Durham?
Easy to get into? Not really. It is very competitive, particularly in popular subjects such as law, English and history. The university takes previous extra curricular activity into account.
Do Durham accept lower grades?
If you receive a contextual offer and accept Durham as your firm choice you may also be eligible for a further grade reduction depending on the course you have applied for. If this applies to you then you will be able to see this on UCAS Track.
Does Durham look at GCSEs?
“We would expect to see between 7-11 GCSEs in total, and in many subjects we are looking for As and Bs in GCSEs before we’d even consider an applicant.” For example, psychology or business courses both require GCSE-level mathematics, with at least grade B.”
Can you go to Cambridge with bad GCSEs?
There are no GCSE (or equivalent) requirements for entry to Cambridge. Applicants have generally achieved high grades in subjects relevant to their chosen course, and most students who apply have at least four or five 7/8/9s at GCSE (an A is considered equivalent to 7 and an A* is considered equivalent to 8/9).
Do GCSEs really matter?
GCSEs can determine the sixth form you go to Your GCSE performance is usually a good indicator of how well you’ll do in A-level or other advanced studies – in fact, it’s the only real hard-and-fast evidence of your academic abilities a college has to go on.
Can I get into UCL with bad GCSEs?
All courses at UCL require GCSE passes in English Language and Maths at grade 5 or higher, and some courses may ask for higher grades in these subjects. There isn’t an overall minimum number of GCSE passes you need, however the more you have at good grades the better!