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    Hi, I'm considering applying to UCL for psychology and on their website it says -

    " two Science subjects (Double Award is acceptable) must be offered at a minimum of grade B."

    I did get B at Science in GCSE however I'm not sure what course I did, on my GCSE certificates I got:

    June 2009-

    AQA Additional Science (grade B)
    AQA Science (grade B)

    June 2008-

    AQA Science (grade C)

    I emailed UCL but they've yet to respond and I want to send my UCAS off asap at this point so could anyone tell me if Additional science is known as Double Award? Basically do I meet the requirements, I'm aware grade B still isn't great but I'm stronger in terms of alevels, personal statement and so on so I just want to know if I meet this requirement.

    Thanks
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    Yes the Science and Additional Science GCSEs are together known as the double award.
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    (Original post by fGDu)
    Yes the Science and Additional Science GCSEs are together known as the double award.
    Thanks, can anyone confirm this? Or link me anywhere that states it?

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    Double Award Science
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    In the United Kingdom, Double Award Science is the combined study of GCSE biology, chemistry and physics that results in two GCSEs. The double award is not as in-depth as studying the individual sciences, and unfortunately a pupil choosing this subject has less subjects to choose from at GCSE. Those passing their GCSEs in double award science can progress to A Levels in science subjects.

    In September 2006, a new GCSE science system was introduced, whereby students can pursue either one GCSE in science or GCSEs in science and additional science. The new courses place more emphasis upon "the thinking behind the doing".
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    (Original post by fGDu)
    Double Award Science
    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    In the United Kingdom, Double Award Science is the combined study of GCSE biology, chemistry and physics that results in two GCSEs. The double award is not as in-depth as studying the individual sciences, and unfortunately a pupil choosing this subject has less subjects to choose from at GCSE. Those passing their GCSEs in double award science can progress to A Levels in science subjects.

    In September 2006, a new GCSE science system was introduced, whereby students can pursue either one GCSE in science or GCSEs in science and additional science. The new courses place more emphasis upon "the thinking behind the doing".
    Thanks, guess I'll try my luck and apply UCL then if I meet the basic requirements
 
 
 
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