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    This summer I took my AS exams in Maths, Further Maths, Chemistry and Physics with ABBC respectively. I am planning on applying to Maths at Manchester University which asks for 3 As and I was only one mark off another A. I have dropped chemistry this year because getting that grade was a flook and I definitely could not continue at this standard, whereas physics I should have got higher and have much more of a love for the subject

    However, one of my Maths Modules, S1, did not go well at all. In class and in tests I was consistently getting between 67 and 74 out of 74. But in my exam I only got 51 which meant I got a C. When I got my paper back I realized pretty much all of my mistakes were simply reading information wrong. On one question I misread two pieces of vital information and lost the 8 marks that would have got me an A in the module.

    HELP please because doing Maths at Manchester has been my dream for so long and now I am scared that I wont even get an interview.

    What should I do?!
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    (Original post by abbeymaysykes)

    HELP please because doing Maths at Manchester has been my dream for so long and now I am scared that I wont even get an interview.

    What should I do?!
    AB in Maths/FM looks fine ... I don't think Manchester insists on FM. It's the C in Physics that strikes me as the weak spot in a subject closely aligned to Maths.

    In terms of what you should do, you might talk to your teachers about how to deal with the C in your PS and what they might say to help in your references.
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    (Original post by abbeymaysykes)
    This summer I took my AS exams in Maths, Further Maths, Chemistry and Physics with ABBC respectively. I am planning on applying to Maths at Manchester University which asks for 3 As and I was only one mark off another A. I have dropped chemistry this year because getting that grade was a flook and I definitely could not continue at this standard, whereas physics I should have got higher and have much more of a love for the subject

    However, one of my Maths Modules, S1, did not go well at all. In class and in tests I was consistently getting between 67 and 74 out of 74. But in my exam I only got 51 which meant I got a C. When I got my paper back I realized pretty much all of my mistakes were simply reading information wrong. On one question I misread two pieces of vital information and lost the 8 marks that would have got me an A in the module.

    HELP please because doing Maths at Manchester has been my dream for so long and now I am scared that I wont even get an interview.

    What should I do?!
    You don't have to declare individual module marks ...
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    (Original post by Muttley79)
    You don't have to declare individual module marks ...
    I'm pretty sure that Manchester ask you to declare your Maths module marks
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    (Original post by ian.slater)
    AB in Maths/FM looks fine ... I don't think Manchester insists on FM. It's the C in Physics that strikes me as the weak spot in a subject closely aligned to Maths.

    In terms of what you should do, you might talk to your teachers about how to deal with the C in your PS and what they might say to help in your references.
    I can understand where you are coming from but I am planning on resitting two of the three modules in physics because once again it was a weird anomaly and I was expecting much better.
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    (Original post by abbeymaysykes)
    I'm pretty sure that Manchester ask you to declare your Maths module marks
    The website says:
    "Unit grade information The University of Manchester welcomes the provision of unit grade information which, like all other available information, will inform the consideration of applications. As detailed above, unit grades form part of the offer conditions for this degree programme. "

    I don't interpret that as meaning you have to unless it says that elsewhere?
 
 
 
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