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    Hi!

    I'm currently doing my GCSE exams, and due to many of my relatives asking about my choices for university, I've come upon a bit of a dilemma. It's been a dream of mine to study Psychology at university (and Cambridge has the best reputation) but upon looking deeper into what I'd require I'm now reconsidering my choices for A-levels.

    I've currently chosen Psychology, Photography and Business, but I now know Business is not what I'm looking for and isn't highly regarded by any university much less Cambridge. I'm aware that Biology and Maths are recommended subjects due to the course structure, but it had never been a plan of mine to choose these subjects for A-levels unless it was absolutely essential. I know this would mean struggling a bit to catch up, but I'm certain I could manage.

    So I guess my questions are as follows;

    - Is it possible to get into Cambridge and study Psychology with my current A-levels?
    - Are there any recommended subjects I should take instead?
    - Is an extended project likely to help my chances and if so, in any particular subject?

    Thank you
    Hope to hear soon
    Kitty
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    (Original post by Kittychat)
    Hi!

    I'm currently doing my GCSE exams, and due to many of my relatives asking about my choices for university, I've come upon a bit of a dilemma. It's been a dream of mine to study Psychology at university (and Cambridge has the best reputation) but upon looking deeper into what I'd require I'm now reconsidering my choices for A-levels.

    I've currently chosen Psychology, Photography and Business, but I now know Business is not what I'm looking for and isn't highly regarded by any university much less Cambridge. I'm aware that Biology and Maths are recommended subjects due to the course structure, but it had never been a plan of mine to choose these subjects for A-levels unless it was absolutely essential. I know this would mean struggling a bit to catch up, but I'm certain I could manage.

    So I guess my questions are as follows;

    - Is it possible to get into Cambridge and study Psychology with my current A-levels?
    - Are there any recommended subjects I should take instead?
    - Is an extended project likely to help my chances and if so, in any particular subject?

    Thank you
    Hope to hear soon
    Kitty
    Check the entry requirements here
    http://www.undergraduate.study.cam.a...ural-sciences\

    And for general guidance on A-level choices have a look at
    http://www.undergraduate.study.cam.a...ectmatters.pdf

    To be honest, Psychology, Biology and Maths would be a strong choice.

    An EPQ can be helpful to demonstrate your interest in the subject, but will not be part of a formal offer.
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    (Original post by Kittychat)

    I've currently chosen Psychology, Photography and Business...
    That would make it very difficult for you.
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    I'm doing Biology, Chemistry and Psychology and considering applying for that course. I personally love chemistry and it is highly regarded which is great
 
 
 
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