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    I think a variation of this question has been posted before, but I just wanted some other opinions.

    Thinking of Bristol as a choice for 2014 entry, I really like the sound of the course. I know it's a BSc and that you can keep a balance between human/physical, but on the admissions pages it (quite scarily) says that:
    "Good performances in science and mathematics subjects are particularly noted when assessing candidates. Those without sufficient analytical skills may be at a significant disadvantage, given the nature of the curriculum we follow."

    I have an A at GCSE maths and A*s in GCSE triple science and that's it! My A-levels are now all arts/social sciences (geography, Japanese, English literature, psychology.)
    Any experiences from all-arts A-level Bristol geography students now? Is it really a disadvantage and should I bother applying with no maths/science?
    Thank you!
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    (Original post by Paramore<3)
    I think a variation of this question has been posted before, but I just wanted some other opinions.

    Thinking of Bristol as a choice for 2014 entry, I really like the sound of the course. I know it's a BSc and that you can keep a balance between human/physical, but on the admissions pages it (quite scarily) says that:
    "Good performances in science and mathematics subjects are particularly noted when assessing candidates. Those without sufficient analytical skills may be at a significant disadvantage, given the nature of the curriculum we follow."

    I have an A at GCSE maths and A*s in GCSE triple science and that's it! My A-levels are now all arts/social sciences (geography, Japanese, English literature, psychology.)
    Any experiences from all-arts A-level Bristol geography students now? Is it really a disadvantage and should I bother applying with no maths/science?
    Thank you!

    I have an unconditional offer for geography (and have firmed) with a-levels of history, psychology and geography...but i do have AS biology.

    You should definitely apply though, they do say they aim to take people with AS's of all different variations.
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    My mate does geography and the maths is easy.

    Assuming you are somebody who can actually learn maths you should be fine.
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    I think its simply to emphasise that this is a very Science based course not a Humanities course - and if you cant demonstrate evidence of that focus/mindset in your PS, dont apply.
 
 
 
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