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    I'm currently studying Biology, English language and literature and history at AS level and I'm interested in studying something like Biology or Biomedical science at university. Most places ask for an A-level in chemistry as well, which I can't start until next year, so to do this would require me to stay another year at sixth form to complete the course and the ones that I'm doing already. I really doubt that my school would let me do the entire course in a year so I don't think that's an option. Do you think I'll still be able to get into one of the courses I want after doing an extra year? Thanks.
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    what universities are you thinking of applying to?
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    (Original post by ScarletXxXRose)
    what universities are you thinking of applying to?
    I'm not a 100% sure but I'm thinking Nottingham, Manchester, Bangor, Cardiff and either Bath or Liverpool.
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    Hiya, I'm starting an extra year of sixth form next week and I want to end up studying midwifery, which is really competitive like science subjects. All the midwives I spoke to at my work experience (hospital) didn't seem to think that an extra year would affect my application at all because people take all kinds of routes into midwifery, as I'm sure they do in all other subjects. It could be worth ringing admissions at some universities and asking? Awkward I know but it gets your answer quick enough. I think unis will see that you worked hard over an extra year of a-levels and it won't make your application weaker at all. Hope this helps!
 
 
 
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