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    I am currently in year 12 taking bio, Chem, physics and geography. I have been looking at university courses and think I want to do natural sciences in the future.
    At the moment not taking maths has not affected me at all and I am coping well with the maths components in my subjects and I have never found my lack of maths at all affecting my grade ( I got an A* in it at GCSE), however I have been told that not having maths may hinder me in the future. I'm not 100% sure what area of natural science I would want to do but I want to know how my lack of a maths as/ a level will affect me when applying for some courses. I know that without maths a physics degree is unlikely but how would it affect Chem/ bio?
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    (Original post by student2678)
    I am currently in year 12 taking bio, Chem, physics and geography. I have been looking at university courses and think I want to do natural sciences in the future.
    At the moment not taking maths has not affected me at all and I am coping well with the maths components in my subjects and I have never found my lack of maths at all affecting my grade ( I got an A* in it at GCSE), however I have been told that not having maths may hinder me in the future. I'm not 100% sure what area of natural science I would want to do but I want to know how my lack of a maths as/ a level will affect me when applying for some courses. I know that without maths a physics degree is unlikely but how would it affect Chem/ bio?
    It won't affect you at all, unless you choose the Natural Science route which will involve Maths. Most natural sciences course will ask for 2 sciences from Biology, Physics, Maths, Further Maths, Chemistry and sometimes Computer Science.

    The only universities that will ask for Maths at A-level are Bath, Cambridge (a few college will), Durham (only if you choose the route involving Maths) and Exeter. The others will not make it compulsory.
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    (Original post by student2678)
    I am currently in year 12 taking bio, Chem, physics and geography. I have been looking at university courses and think I want to do natural sciences in the future.
    At the moment not taking maths has not affected me at all and I am coping well with the maths components in my subjects and I have never found my lack of maths at all affecting my grade ( I got an A* in it at GCSE), however I have been told that not having maths may hinder me in the future. I'm not 100% sure what area of natural science I would want to do but I want to know how my lack of a maths as/ a level will affect me when applying for some courses. I know that without maths a physics degree is unlikely but how would it affect Chem/ bio?
    I looked into this when I was applying 2 years ago as I didn't have A-level maths.

    What I found
    1. you can't do physic anywhere
    2. at some places you can't do chemistry or if they split it, physical chemistry so make sure that you check each place you are applying
    3. Won't effect you taking biology based options
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    (Original post by kkboyk)
    It won't affect you at all, unless you choose the Natural Science route which will involve Maths. Most natural sciences course will ask for 2 sciences from Biology, Physics, Maths, Further Maths, Chemistry and sometimes Computer Science.

    The only universities that will ask for Maths at A-level are Bath, Cambridge (a few college will), Durham (only if you choose the route involving Maths) and Exeter. The others will not make it compulsory.
    Thank you
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    (Original post by madmadmax321)
    I looked into this when I was applying 2 years ago as I didn't have A-level maths.

    What I found
    1. you can't do physic anywhere
    2. at some places you can't do chemistry or if they split it, physical chemistry so make sure that you check each place you are applying
    3. Won't effect you taking biology based options
    Thanks
 
 
 
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