Definition of advanced subsidiary level in English:

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advanced subsidiary level

noun

[mass noun]
(In the UK except Scotland) a GCE examination at a level between GCSE and advanced level.
Example sentences
  • A-level examinations with a grade of ‘E’ or better at the advanced level or advanced subsidiary level will guarantee students credit for use toward their degrees.
  • Applicants must achieve standing in at least 5 subject areas, including English, with at least 3 A-levels (or 6 at the advanced subsidiary level).
  • Applicants must have completed a minimum of three subjects at the A-level (or six at the advanced subsidiary level) and two subjects at the GCSE or O-level.
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