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    If there is a course which has an entry requirement of XYZ in a specific subject or in a relevant subject.
    Should you still try and apply even though what you did in A-level didn't have any relevance whatsoever?
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    (Original post by ZynFaze)
    If there is a course which has an entry requirement of XYZ in a specific subject or in a relevant subject.
    Should you still try and apply even though what you did in A-level didn't have any relevance whatsoever?
    Hardly seems any point. If they go to the trouble of specifying a subject, then that's what they want.
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    Well most courses pretty much they all say *grade* in *relevant subject*
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    (Original post by ZynFaze)
    Well most courses pretty much they all say *grade* in *relevant subject*
    If you don't have those things, I wouldn't bother, but call and ask them.
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    It depends on the course really. I know a lot of universities may not accept things like critical thinking, or they may accept another subject in another's place. They ask for it for specific reasons, no point having all English/history subjects if you are going to do something like engineering, there has to be some background of maths/engineering/physics/technology.

    In saying that, I could get into a graphics design course just because I have chemistry at a level.

    And some may say if you don't have it at a level it should be a certain grade at AS. What is the course?
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    Oh, found the same course but at foundation entry.
    Guess I'll have to apply for the foundation
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    With specific subjects, there really is no point in applying.
    Your application will be put in the No pile on the first sift. It wont even get to the stage of reading your PS. This is especially true for RG or other 'top' Unis.

    PS. Where you do have the right subjects but your grade predictions are only one grade off (in only one subject), then its worth applying IF the Uni isn't a 'top' Uni or you are applying for an unpopular subject or an unusual combo of subjects. 'Lower' Unis will always be more flexible about what they will accept simply because they get less applications.
 
 
 
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