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    I'm studying a BTEC Level 3 course in Film & Television Production at Tower Hamlets College. I'm currently in my second year and achieved a MMP last year.

    I aim to go to the University of Arts London to study either Journalism or Film & Television Production, however I only have 5 GCSEs: B in English Language, B in Religious Studies, C in Art, C in English Literature and C in Sociology.

    I unfortunately do not have a C in GCSE Maths, however I passed Functional Skills Maths. I was just wondering if I could still get into university, despite having low Maths grades. The course I want to study at university isn't exactly mathematical, however I asked one of my classmates and she said that it's important that I have a C in GCSE Maths. Could someone help me? I need to know so I can decide what to do.
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    The university entry requirements do not appear to have a specific requirement for GCSEs besides having 3 GCSE passes.
    Honours Degree Entry Requirements
    1.2.2. An applicant will be considered for admission to an Honours
    Degree who has already achieved a minimum educational level
    equivalent to either:

    a) Passes in two subjects at GCE Advanced Level (80 UCAS
    tariff points normally including one single award), supported
    by passes in three other subjects at GCSE Grade C or
    above.
    BA (Hons) Journalism has a requirement of 5 GCSEs, however it is not specific
    For admission to the BA Journalism course applicants normally need:
    • 200 UCAS tariff points (gained at GCE Advanced level, preferably two Bs at grade B or above) will be considered, supported by passes in five other subjects at GCSE Grade C or above.
    • Alternatively, you will be considered if you have achieved 1 subject at GCE Advanced level and Foundation Diploma in Art and Design, supported by passes in three other subjects at GCSE Grade C or above. In addition, the University of the Arts London Awarding Body Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Art and Design will be considered.
    • We also accept people with the equivalent qualifications obtained through a National Diploma, Access, NVQ and a variety of other pre-University level qualifications including International and European Baccalaureate. Other qualifications, including overseas, may be considered.
    • We also accept those with relevant professional and vocational qualifications.
    • The subjects the Course Team will be looking for in your application are wide ranging: your A levels (or equivalents) would ideally have two Bs at Advanced level, achieved at grade B or above and may include Arts and Humanities and other Social Science subjects.
    BA (Hons) Film and Television (I couldn't find Film and Television Production) requires 3 GCSEs, but it is not specific:
    For admission to the BA Film and Television course applicants normally need:
    • 240 UCAS tariff points but a minimum of 160 UCAS tariff points (gained at GCE Advanced level) will be considered, supported by passes in three other subjects at GCSE Grade C or above.
    • Alternatively, you will be considered if you have achieved 1 subject at GCE Advanced level and Foundation Diploma in Art and Design, supported by passes in three other subjects at GCSE Grade C or above. In addition, the University of the Arts London Awarding Body Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Art and Design will be considered.
    • We also accept people with the equivalent qualifications obtained through a National Diploma, Access, NVQ and a variety of other pre-University level qualifications including International and European Baccalaureate. Other qualifications, including overseas, may be considered.
    • We also accept those with relevant professional and vocational qualifications.
    • The subjects the Course Team will be looking for in your application are wide ranging: your A levels (or equivalents) would ideally be achieved at grade C or above and may include English, History, Media, Business, Art and Design or other Social Science subjects.
    So basically, you're fine
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    (Original post by Kwaku_96)
    I'm studying a BTEC Level 3 course in Film & Television Production at Tower Hamlets College. I'm currently in my second year and achieved a MMP last year.

    I aim to go to the University of Arts London to study either Journalism or Film & Television Production, however I only have 5 GCSEs: B in English Language, B in Religious Studies, C in Art, C in English Literature and C in Sociology.

    I unfortunately do not have a C in GCSE Maths, however I passed Functional Skills Maths. I was just wondering if I could still get into university, despite having low Maths grades. The course I want to study at university isn't exactly mathematical, however I asked one of my classmates and she said that it's important that I have a C in GCSE Maths. Could someone help me? I need to know so I can decide what to do.
    Only some universities will accept admission with a Functional Skills Maths as oppose to GCSE. You need to email them and specify their conditions.

    Also, you could resit the Maths GCSE (I am).
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    If they say you need GCSE maths C, then you need it.

    Only some unis will accept functional skills as an alternative

    If they don't specify GCSE maths C then you'll be fine.

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    Some universities specify, some don't. You'll have to check the specific requirements.
 
 
 

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