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    I feel like I am going to fail the Music GCSE and get only a C or maybe even a D in the exam, so my question is, How much will this affect my GCSEs overall?
    Assuming I do Not as well as i expected in most exams, without music it will be:
    3 A*
    2 A grades
    4 B Grades
    I estimate I may receive a D at Music GCSE, how much will this affect my chances of doing the following potential A levels: History, Physics, Biology or Computer science, will this hinder my chances to do these courses due the fail in Music? And how severely does it affect my chances of getting into a Good University?
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    I feel like I am going to fail the Music GCSE and get only a C or maybe even a D in the exam, so my question is, How much will this affect my GCSEs overall?
    Assuming I do Not as well as i expected in most exams, without music it will be:
    3 A*
    2 A grades
    4 B Grades
    I estimate I may receive a D at Music GCSE, how much will this affect my chances of doing the following potential A levels: History, Physics, Biology or Computer science, will this hinder my chances to do these courses due the fail in Music? And how severely does it affect my chances of getting into a Good University?
    Probably won't really hold you back from much. If you haven't completed the GCSE yet then ask to pull out and it won't get out on your record. If you can't do that then don't worry too much. It's not a core subject (a lot of universities just was Cs or Bs in England & Maths tops). Your A level grades will be the greatest deciding factor for universities unless you want to do Medicine. As long as you don't want to do Music at uni you'll be fine 😃
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    It isnt and it won't. Do your best and dont worry. The exams which are important are Maths and English or to have passed the GCSE in any A level you intend to take.

    Different unis have different approaches to GCSE's, but the most importnat thing by far are three good A levels.
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    Yeah I know the feeling! I'm taking edexcel music tommorow and trying to tell the difference between an oboe and a clarinet is not going well... anyway it's important, but with A*s and A's it's not too bad. Bear in mind a C will look a lot better than a D.
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    Thanks for the relatively quick responses, it doesn't affect my overall point score by too much, its was just that the music teachers stressed the importance of this subject, and that it is almost like the end of the world by failing it
 
 
 
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