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    I'm in year 12, I'm doing maths, further maths, physics and chemistry and I'd like to drop chemistry next year. I'd also like to do electrical engineering at uni.
    My question is: would dropping chemistry reduce my chances of getting into a good russell group university like Imperial or Southampton or does it not make a difference?
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    Pretty much all uni offers are based on three A-levels. Even a Cambridge admissions representative has told me they only expect three.

    There's so much stress involved in taking four to A2, unless you're a super prodigy you're probably better off getting good grades in 3 rather than lower grades in 4.
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    (Original post by Timlong365)
    I'm in year 12, I'm doing maths, further maths, physics and chemistry and I'd like to drop chemistry next year. I'd also like to do electrical engineering at uni.
    My question is: would dropping chemistry reduce my chances of getting into a good russell group university like Imperial or Southampton or does it not make a difference?
    Check out the universities entry requirements for your degree if they don't ask for chemistry and you meet the rest of their requirements it shouldn't affect your application. However, if they do ask for it you need to take it and consider dropping something they aren't looking for.

    (Original post by jimjambles)
    Pretty much all uni offers are based on three A-levels. Even a Cambridge admissions representative has told me they only expect three.There's so much stress involved in taking four to A2, unless you're a super prodigy you're probably better off getting good grades in 3 rather than lower grades in 4.
    But I agree with the above unless you're absolutely adamant on not dropping anything you should take 3 A2's. Don't spread yourself too thinly.
 
 
 
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