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    So I'm hoping to study biochemistry at uni, and got these results

    Biology - A
    Chemistry- B
    Physics- C

    I didn't take Maths however, I'm terrible at it, and barely got through Physics as it is. For chemistry however I could have gotten a A, but I screwed up the practical sadly. Not sure whether I'll retake it.

    Looking forwards to applying to universities with BBB entry requirements at least, could my A in Bio compensate for the C in Physics?
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    Yes, your A in biology can compensate for the C in physics, though not every uni will see it like that. You're lucky in that there have been a lot of Clearing spaces this year, and so unis have been quite lenient in some cases.

    Ring them up - but probably don't bother with those that specifically say they need maths, as you will probably need the background knowledge that maths A Level brings to get through the degree.
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    We have a Biochemistry course here at Kingston, we also offer a number of other "Life Science "related courses which you may be interested in. http://www.kingston.ac.uk/courses/fi...life-sciences/

    Although I don't know what you will need to be accepted through clearing (you need to call the hotline to discuss whether or not they will consider you 0844 842 9599) our general offer tends to be around 280 - 300 points (BBC-BBB entry requirements).

    If you want to also find out more about the course and what our students think about Kingston then you could visit our ASK US website to read their blogs, watch videos and ask them questions.

    I hope you find a place you are happy with - good luck with everything
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    (Original post by cruelflames)
    So I'm hoping to study biochemistry at uni, and got these results

    Biology - A
    Chemistry- B
    Physics- C

    I didn't take Maths however, I'm terrible at it, and barely got through Physics as it is. For chemistry however I could have gotten a A, but I screwed up the practical sadly. Not sure whether I'll retake it.

    Looking forwards to applying to universities with BBB entry requirements at least, could my A in Bio compensate for the C in Physics?

    Are those your AS or your A level results?
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    (Original post by LordVoldemort1)
    Are those your AS or your A level results?
    Those are my A Level results - did both AS and A Level in one go.

    Btw, thanks for the info, I'll check up on it
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    (Original post by LordVoldemort1)
    OP to be honest, If those were your A2's then yes it may be possible to get some where. As long as your GCSE's were good.

    I messed up my A2 pretty bad, and got ABB, however my AS grades and my GCSE grades were quite good. My personal statement, references, predicted grades were also very good. Despite getting an ABB I've got onto a course that asks for A*AA.

    Call universities directly, explain the situation.
    For my GCSE's I got A* 4A and 2 Bs - the A* and A were for Bio and Chem respectively so hopefully I have a shot at it. B for maths however, that's my weak point, dunno if that'll count against me.
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    (Original post by cruelflames)
    So I'm hoping to study biochemistry at uni, and got these results

    Biology - A
    Chemistry- B
    Physics- C

    I didn't take Maths however, I'm terrible at it, and barely got through Physics as it is. For chemistry however I could have gotten a A, but I screwed up the practical sadly. Not sure whether I'll retake it.

    Looking forwards to applying to universities with BBB entry requirements at least, could my A in Bio compensate for the C in Physics?
    Hi cruelflames,

    We have had a student with similar grades who had success getting a place in biochemistry with Queen Mary through Clearing. You may want to give them a call as soon you can if you have any interest in studying there. Good luck!
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    Liverpool has places in clearing for Biochemistry, original entry requirements are ABB. QMUL has places at 320 UCAS points, I know you're 20 short, but the A and B are in biology and chemistry respectively. May be worth a shot. Good luck.

    Edited to add: Reading are advertising at ABC/BBB and Sheffield may also be worth a shot - they have been very proactive in advertising clearing spaces...
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    Try Warwick, they are asking for BBB or equivalent for Biochemistry.

    http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/study/results/courses/
 
 
 
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