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    I'm an International student looking to apply for Accounting and finance at university of bath and uni of Strathclyde. The dilemma i'm currently facing right now is that I meet the entry requirements of these universities but not the math subject req.

    I completed my International Baccalaureate and only scored a level 5 in HL Math, but on the websites of these university, it is indicated that a level 6 is needed. However, my final IB score clears the entry requirements by 1 or 2 points.

    Therefore, should I still apply to these universities? And how unlikely/likely are they to accept/reject my application if I do decide to apply to them?

    I'm also looking at applying to LSE for accounting. On their website, it is stated that scores of 6 6 6 at HL subjects are required. Whereas my HL scores are a 7 6 5. Considering that I just met their entry req for IB score as well (scored the same as what they put on their website), should I bother trying to apply to LSE, or should I save that 1 option slot for another uni?

    I'm asking these questions because from my understanding, UK universities take into considerations subject requirements and HL subject scores very seriously, and plays a significant role in the application.
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    I'm an International student looking to apply for Accounting and finance at university of bath and uni of Strathclyde. The dilemma i'm currently facing right now is that I meet the entry requirements of these universities but not the math subject req.

    I completed my International Baccalaureate and only scored a level 5 in HL Math, but on the websites of these university, it is indicated that a level 6 is needed. However, my final IB score clears the entry requirements by 1 or 2 points.

    Therefore, should I still apply to these universities? And how unlikely/likely are they to accept/reject my application if I do decide to apply to them?

    I'm also looking at applying to LSE for accounting. On their website, it is stated that scores of 6 6 6 at HL subjects are required. Whereas my HL scores are a 7 6 5. Considering that I just met their entry req for IB score as well (scored the same as what they put on their website), should I bother trying to apply to LSE, or should I save that 1 option slot for another uni?

    I'm asking these questions because from my understanding, UK universities take into considerations subject requirements and HL subject scores very seriously, and plays a significant role in the application.
    Contact the relevant departments directly and ask whether they would consider you. Be prepared to be disappointed but hope for the best.

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    (Original post by brendantys)
    I'm an International student looking to apply for Accounting and finance at university of bath and uni of Strathclyde. The dilemma i'm currently facing right now is that I meet the entry requirements of these universities but not the math subject req.

    I completed my International Baccalaureate and only scored a level 5 in HL Math, but on the websites of these university, it is indicated that a level 6 is needed. However, my final IB score clears the entry requirements by 1 or 2 points.

    Therefore, should I still apply to these universities? And how unlikely/likely are they to accept/reject my application if I do decide to apply to them?

    I'm also looking at applying to LSE for accounting. On their website, it is stated that scores of 6 6 6 at HL subjects are required. Whereas my HL scores are a 7 6 5. Considering that I just met their entry req for IB score as well (scored the same as what they put on their website), should I bother trying to apply to LSE, or should I save that 1 option slot for another uni?

    I'm asking these questions because from my understanding, UK universities take into considerations subject requirements and HL subject scores very seriously, and plays a significant role in the application.
    I agree with the advice to contact universities directly, as only they can give you a definite answer. They will give you a really clear indication as to whether it's worth applying or not- they won't commit to giving an offer without seeing the whole application, but if it's not worth you applying, or is a long shot the university will make this very clear.

    You can apply to up to 5 universities, and if you're applying with known results, you'd have to have something fairly egregious in your application to be rejected with known results that meet the entry requirements. So having 1/2 more risky choices isn't necessarily a problem so long as you have 3 safer choices. As you know your results, you also don't need insurance choices, so having 2 rejections wouldn't be such a big deal.
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    (Original post by brendantys)
    I completed my International Baccalaureate and only scored a level 5 in HL Math, but on the websites of these university, it is indicated that a level 6 is needed.
    I have a feeling they will be strict on the need for a 6 in Maths, if that is a stated requitement. But as others have said, contact the unis to be sure.

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