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    I want to do biology at a Russell group/good university however my current A levels are: Language (predicted A*), English (predicted A), maths (predicted A) and Art (predicted B).
    I am planning on applying to uni next year during my gap year when I will be in the process of taking A level biology. I was wondering whether any good unis would accept me to do biology when I will be only applying with one science at the time (maths) and tell them I plan to take biology in my gap year. However this means it won't be in 'one sitting' which really good universities ask for.
    Does anyone have any info?!!! Or can someone help me
    P.s don't suggest I should just take the language or English etc at uni.
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    (Original post by Cansu.yilmaz)
    I want to do biology at a Russell group/good university however my current A levels are: Language (predicted A*), English (predicted A), maths (predicted A) and Art (predicted B).
    I am planning on applying to uni next year during my gap year when I will be in the process of taking A level biology. I was wondering whether any good unis would accept me to do biology when I will be only applying with one science at the time (maths) and tell them I plan to take biology in my gap year. However this means it won't be in 'one sitting' which really good universities ask for.
    Does anyone have any info?!!! Or can someone help me
    P.s don't suggest I should just take the language or English etc at uni.
    Depending how much you want to go to an RG (personally makes no difference), you could study Bio with the open uni without even Bio A-level. That's what I'm doing right now.
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    Biology isn't a particularly competitive subject (Durham for example gave offers to 75% of applicants in 2015, Newcastle tend to give offers to 80-85% of applicants). If you get your predicted grades, I suspect you'll be in a strong position to get offers from most universities you apply to. You will have already demonstrated you can complete 4 A levels in one go. If you want to make your application stronger, and have the time, look into taking AS/A level chemistry alongside the biology.

    As always with these types of questions, it is may be worth emailing the admissions tutors of unis you are interested in to get a more definitive answer.
 
 
 
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