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    I am about to study in Manchester College for Level 2 Engineering but I have mentioned to the tutors that I would like to re-take my GCSE Mathematics to bump up the grade to a B (currently have a C). Unfortunately, the tutors suggested I should take Core a level 3 Mathematics, which I do not want to do. The reason for wanting to re-take GCSE is so that I could do A-Levels Maths at the start of the Level 3 course to satisfy the requirements for admission to Manchester University.

    In all fairness, I could have gotten better grades, but my school's limited sense of judgement prevented me from taking Higher GCSE. I am profoundly deaf and do not have issues with learning, but accessibility to education is what stops me from prevailing in the subjects I enjoy.

    But I believe not taking A-Level Maths would limit most of my choices for universities I want. So I am looking if the option is still open for me.

    The question is: do I speak to a careers advisor or talk to a tutor?

    Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated, thank you.
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    (Original post by Ouji)
    I am about to study in Manchester College for Level 2 Engineering but I have mentioned to the tutors that I would like to re-take my GCSE Mathematics to bump up the grade to a B (currently have a C). Unfortunately, the tutors suggested I should take Core a level 3 Mathematics, which I do not want to do. The reason for wanting to re-take GCSE is so that I could do A-Levels Maths at the start of the Level 3 course to satisfy the requirements for admission to Manchester University.

    In all fairness, I could have gotten better grades, but my school's limited sense of judgement prevented me from taking Higher GCSE. I am profoundly deaf and do not have issues with learning, but accessibility to education is what stops me from prevailing in the subjects I enjoy.

    But I believe not taking A-Level Maths would limit most of my choices for universities I want. So I am looking if the option is still open for me.

    The question is: do I speak to a careers advisor or talk to a tutor?

    Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated, thank you.
    I would definitely make contact with some Universities and ask them for guidance.

    You may find an alternative approach to learning A level Maths works better for your particular situation. Have you considered studying Maths with an online or distance provider?

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