I'm an EU applicant and I've applied to Oxford and 4 other universities for physics, and I am confused as to how offers work (this question is specifically about Oxford).
1. Can they only give you offers for 3 classes? I have pretty much only seen stuff like AAB/A*A*A/etc. on this site, so I'm wondering if they can give you offers for 3 classes at most (meaning they can't ask for like 4 classes).
2. Can you be absolutely certain for which classes you're gonna get an offer, assuming you get one? I am guessing mine are physics (100%), math (100%) and further math (almost sure), but I am in doubt whether or not further math could be replaced by chemistry. I am kind of worrying because my further math grade is higher than my chemistry grade at the moment.
This is quite a pressing issue, because I've just finished my examinations week and I am quite sure I bombed both chemistry and math (probably 40% ish for chemistry and 60-70% ish for math), because I was already extremely fatigued by studying for the PAT, and there have been renovations in my flat this past month, so there are workers drilling from 7:00-19:00 everyday, roughly. My grades as they were last year, using an equivalency table were A*A*AA (further math/physics/math/chemistry), but since I bombed chem/math, it's bound to go down.
However, luckily I am able to retake one of the 2. If I retake math, I will probably have A*A*A* with a C (with a lil' bit of luck a B) for chemistry, but if I retake I'll have an A*A*A* with a B for math. Of course, if I find out on this forum that uni's won't give me an offer for chem but for math, I will not think twice about retaking math instead of chem. Should I?
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