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    Hi, I'm from Argentina and I'm planning to study in the UK and I would prefer at Cambridge. However, I've been looking for info. and found that most colleges only accept candidates with 3 A Levels Sciences or Maths. However, at my school only Biology and Maths are offered (together with Spanish or Geography instead of Biology). My question is if when applying I would have the same chances as a 3 science/maths candidate as at my school (and city)... well I'have already say it.
    Also, I could do some reading on Chemistrty but that wouldn't be the same to have the grade, right?
    Anyone with some experience?
    Thanks
    P.S. Sorry for my mistakes, English it's not my mother tongue.
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    (Original post by RJAV)
    Hi, I'm from Argentina and I'm planning to study in the UK and I would prefer at Cambridge. However, I've been looking for info. and found that most colleges only accept candidates with 3 A Levels Sciences or Maths. However, at my school only Biology and Maths are offered (together with Spanish or Geography instead of Biology). My question is if when applying I would have the same chances as a 3 science/maths candidate as at my school (and city)... well I'have already say it.
    Also, I could do some reading on Chemistrty but that wouldn't be the same to have the grade, right?
    Anyone with some experience?
    Thanks
    P.S. Sorry for my mistakes, English it's not my mother tongue.
    From a quick check it would appear a few (notably Trinity) but not "most" require 3 sciences. But yes many applicants will have 3 as it can be helpful and gives more flexibility when choosing your Part IA subjects.

    What A-levels are you studying? Maths, Biology and...?

    I suggest you ask for advice from the Peterhouse college admissions team in their latest Q&A thread here:
    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=4057087
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    I'm studying Maths, Biology, and Spanish (the only compulsory A Level and extremely easy as we are native speakers; really don't know why we study it). That's the maximum amount of A Levels that the school offers; in fact I'm the only one taking 3 A Levels in the school as Maths is optional. Apart from that, I take some AS Levels. Summing up (together with my goal grades):
    - A Levels: Spanish (A*), Biology (A*), Maths (A/A*).
    - AS Levels: Language (B😣), Literature (A), French (A), Music (B😣).
    If you ask why so many AS Levels instead of 4 A Levels maybe, it's because of a national education law. Here education is more general rather than specialised.

    About first year subjects I would take:
    - Biology of Cells
    - Physiology of Organisms
    - Chemistry (need Chemistry😭)
    - Mathematical Biology

    As I said I could read the Chemistry contents before travelling but that's not the same as passing the exam.
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    Sorry AS Art and Design, not Music.
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    Sorry AS Art and Design, not Music.
    Are you sitting CIE A-Levels?

    Also you may have to evidence a high standard of English proficiency.

    http://www.undergraduate.study.cam.a...e-requirements

    Oh and please quote people when you reply otherwise they may not see your responses

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