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    Hi!

    I've recently received an offer for forensic science at one of my chosen universities. This is my first offer, and I'm a little confused about the conditions of it. This is what the offer states on UCAS:

    "This offer is subject to you obtaining a minimum of 280 UCAS Tariff points including GCE A level Grade C - Biology".

    The problem here is that I'm only studying AS Biology as I am in my second year at sixth form, and I'm assuming it means A2 by saying "A level".

    Am I right? Or making a stupid mistake? And help would be appreciated!
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    (Original post by RKeylock)
    Hi!

    I've recently received an offer for forensic science at one of my chosen universities. This is my first offer, and I'm a little confused about the conditions of it. This is what the offer states on UCAS:

    "This offer is subject to you obtaining a minimum of 280 UCAS Tariff points including GCE A level Grade C - Biology".

    The problem here is that I'm only studying AS Biology as I am in my second year at sixth form, and I'm assuming it means A2 by saying "A level".

    Am I right? Or making a stupid mistake? And help would be appreciated!
    The offer is for A2 Biology. Either you made a mistake on your UCAS application by indicating that you were intending to study A2 Biology or (more likely) the university has made a mistake, either by thinking that you're studying A2 Biology or some kind of clerical error. Either way, you need to contact the university because obviously there's no way you can actually achieve that offer.
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    (Original post by Chlorophile)
    The offer is for A2 Biology. Either you made a mistake on your UCAS application by indicating that you were intending to study A2 Biology or (more likely) the university has made a mistake, either by thinking that you're studying A2 Biology or some kind of clerical error. Either way, you need to contact the university because obviously there's no way you can actually achieve that offer.
    Well isn't that a kick in the head I justed checked my application again and I only put down Biology under GCE Advanced Subsidiary, and not Advanced Level, so I'm assuming it's the universities mistake. I'll try to contact them through email, thanks for helping
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    (Original post by RKeylock)
    Well isn't that a kick in the head I justed checked my application again and I only put down Biology under GCE Advanced Subsidiary, and not Advanced Level, so I'm assuming it's the universities mistake. I'll try to contact them through email, thanks for helping
    I wouldn't get too worried. As long as you've not misread the entry requirements and the course doesn't require A2 Biology, it's the university's fault.
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    (Original post by Chlorophile)
    I wouldn't get too worried. As long as you've not misread the entry requirements and the course doesn't require A2 Biology, it's the university's fault.
    Well the course does say either a C or above in A2 Biology/Chemistry, but also says that the AS qualifications may be accepted in combination with other subjects (I have an A* in applied science). Would it still be the universites fault do you think>
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    (Original post by RKeylock)
    Well the course does say either a C or above in A2 Biology/Chemistry, but also says that the AS qualifications may be accepted in combination with other subjects (I have an A* in applied science). Would it still be the universites fault do you think>
    Can you link me to the website?
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    (Original post by Chlorophile)
    Can you link me to the website?

    http://www.ljmu.ac.uk/courses/underg...rensic-science
    There you go
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    I've never really understood this ums business but isn't it feasible to get a C at A level without getting a single mark at A2 if you get high enough ums at AS? I know my child took great delight in working out what grade they had before they sat their A2 exams.So if you do well enough at AS you could persuade them you'd met the offer. I think someone at the uni has screwed up. You can ask them if they'll make a revised offer.
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    (Original post by parentlurker)
    I've never really understood this ums business but isn't it feasible to get a C at A level without getting a single mark at A2 if you get high enough ums at AS? I know my child took great delight in working out what grade they had before they sat their A2 exams.So if you do well enough at AS you could persuade them you'd met the offer. I think someone at the uni has screwed up. You can ask them if they'll make a revised offer.
    Nah the highest you could get is a D presuming you got 300 ums at AS
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    (Original post by NineTailedFox)
    Nah the highest you could get is a D presuming you got 300 ums at AS
    Ah, o.k. Have to ask the uni to revise the offer anyway.
 
 
 
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