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    I'm going into my second year of sixth form and want to apply to do law at university, however I failed my maths GCSE and got a D. Last year (12) I retook it and currently awaiting for the results. Lets say if I have failed it again(hope i havent), what are the chances of me getting accepted into university, if my a level grades are looking fairly good.
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    what are the chances of me getting accepted into university, if my a level grades are looking fairly good.
    What unis are you considering to apply to? What are your A-level grades/predictions?
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    (Original post by choco_monsterxo)
    I'm going into my second year of sixth form and want to apply to do law at university, however I failed my maths GCSE and got a D. Last year (12) I retook it and currently awaiting for the results. Lets say if I have failed it again(hope i havent), what are the chances of me getting accepted into university, if my a level grades are looking fairly good.
    Most graduate jobs (and legal postgrad courses) require 5 GCSEs including English and Maths at C and above. A university that accepts you without a C in Maths could well be teaching you for 3+ years only to send you out for unemployment or non-professional employment.

    Because of this most universities are very strict on GCSE requirements in a way that they aren't for A levels. If you've failed again then see if you can retake ASAP (sometimes Maths GCSE is available for an autumn resit) and keep retaking until you get that C grade.
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    What unis are you considering to apply to? What are your A-level grades/predictions?
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    Because Im doing level 3 subjects im predicted D, DM which is equivalent to A, AB
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    Brunel
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    Because Im doing level 3 subjects im predicted D, DM which is equivalent to A, AB
    I wouldn't worry too much about getting into at least one of these courses, as long as you've checked that they accept BTEC qualifications, that their minimum grade requirements are lower than DDM, and that you satisfy their minimum requirements for GCSE. Unis tend to be very strict on GCSE requirements (a lot of Law courses ask for C/B in Maths), so I'd check their websites and wait for the GCSE results to come out before doing anything else.

    If you're statistically driven, https://unistats.direct.gov.uk/ and http://university.which.co.uk/ offer detailed information on acceptance rates, the average UCAS points of offerholders, and so on. Unistats in particular has a detailed breakdown on its "Entry information" page for each course which could be interesting to read. For example, this is the breakdown for SOAS Law LLB: https://unistats.direct.gov.uk/subje...eturnTo/Search

    Bear in mind that SOAS will ask you to sit the LNAT, which will require separate practice and booking. I've heard that it's requirements for the multiple choice are fairly low (high 10s/low 20s).
 
 
 
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