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    I am currently in year 12 and its come to that point in the year where I am looking at university courses and going on open days. I really want to study psychology at university and carry it on as a career. However, the universities I have been looking at all want a B or above in maths GCSE but I only have a C. Is anyone else in the same position / does anyone know whether my application won't be considered at all.
    I would like to mention I got all As in my science GCSEs and I am predicted A*A*A*.(Psychology, Sociology and Religious Studies). The Universities I am looking at want AAA.
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    Universities (from my experience) have been pretty strict on the C in maths. I'd say email the university you're particularly interested in and tell them your situation and ask if you can be considered without retaking maths.

    If you really don't want to retake maths (I don't advise this if they really want you to) then look at universities that want a C and apply to those as well as the B ones. The reason I say it's a risk not retaking maths is because I wanted to go to a university that wanted a B and I had a C so I was rejected. If your heart is set on a university that wants a B, I strongly suggest you ask and retake it.

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    You can resit maths in year 13. They will see this on your application. Idk if they would consider you or not if you didn't have the B and you weren't going to resit. They usually ask for a B because there is an element of maths in the course. If unsure call the uni up and ask if they will reject you if you don't have the grade.
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    The edexcel psychology paper was mad hard! Will i still be able to apply?
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    Universities like maths at A-level so if you don't have that I think they are pretty strict on the B in maths at GCSE


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    (Original post by Lucybeee)
    I am currently in year 12 and its come to that point in the year where I am looking at university courses and going on open days. I really want to study psychology at university and carry it on as a career. However, the universities I have been looking at all want a B or above in maths GCSE but I only have a C. Is anyone else in the same position / does anyone know whether my application won't be considered at all.
    I would like to mention I got all As in my science GCSEs and I am predicted A*A*A*.(Psychology, Sociology and Religious Studies). The Universities I am looking at want AAA.
    Dont worry im also in exactly the same position and im sure on what to do. Those i have looked at with just the C in maths include Oxford Brookes and Brighton which i will most probably apply for. But southampton looks amazing, not sure whether to retake the maths.
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    Psychology at uni often involves statistics, if you never even took maths for a level they are going to want you to at least get a B at GCSE. But dont worry because you can resit or look for unis that want minimum C at GCSE.
 
 
 
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