LRN International AS and A Level

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  • International

The LRN International AS & A Level is designed to enable international candidates to demonstrate their ability, in both practical and theoretical terms across a range of subjects.


Education context

Learning Resource Network (LRN) is an Ofqual regulated Awarding Organisation that offers a range of qualifications to candidates, educational institutes, training providers, schools and employers. LRN is recognised for its high quality qualifications that enable candidates to progress to other areas of study and employment in their designated fields. In producing its qualifications, LRN uses the experience and expertise of academics, professionals working in the pertinent industries and assessment practitioners with a wealth of best practice and knowledge of validation, verification, delivery and assessment.

Awarding organisation
  • Learning Resource Network
Qualification code

This qualification has been constructed to be delivered within centres. Centres will need to demonstrate to LRN, through the centre recognition processes, that they have the resources, facilities and competence to deliver through either method. However, centres must be able to demonstrate, in line with LRN’s criteria, that they have the means, capability, capacity and resources (including suitably qualified centre staff) to deliver by the method chosen by the centre.

Subject areas
  • English language
  • Mathematics
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Sociology
  • Law
  • Business
  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Level 3

The LRN International A Level will be graded on a six-point scale: A*, A, B, C, D and E and LRN International AS Level will be graded on a five-point scale: A, B, C, D and E Candidates who fail to reach the minimum standard for grade E will be recorded as U (unclassified) and will not receive a qualification certificate.


Depending on the subject being taken, assessment may be based on written examination, oral examination or practical demonstration of skills.

Resit arrangements

Candidates can re-take each paper as often as they wish, within the shelf-life of the specification.

Guided/notional learning hours
180 GLH for AS Level: 360 hours