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Can I get into Biology A-levels with these grades?

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    I received my results last week and I was wondering if I can get into Biology?
    However, some people have told me I won't get in since I need a B in English and Maths as well as Sciences.
    But, the problem is, I got :

    English Language - C
    Maths - C
    Core Science - B
    Additional Science - B

    I dont know if these grades are good enough for me to be accepted ? I really want to do Biology since I feel it would help me with my future prospects and I enjoy it so much

    So guys please help,do you think I will get in? Im just not surreee

    Try negotiating with your sixth form. If not, then apply to a different sixth form/college that accepts lower entry grades.

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    It depends on the college or sixth form you're going to, but as far as I know, you only need a B in Science and a C in English for Biology. A B in Maths is only needed for Chemistry A-Level. I'm doing Biology A Level this year too so that how I know, but all the best and I hope you get it! Good luck

    It's usually your school that decides the entry requirements. Mine required A grades to get into the Sciences and Maths. You should talk to them and see what your teachers think. A level Biology is a huge step up in workload compared to GCSE, particularly with AQA. With a B I think you could manage it but be prepared to work your socks off.
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