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    If you do well in your Bachelor's, say, you get a first or upper second class in an ordinary university, will gcse's and A-levels still play an important role in academic terms for postgraduate study?, i.e. could good results on a Bachelor's counteract ordinary grades on prior education? Would this also apply to Oxbridge or other top universities?
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    If you already have a 1st or 2:1 in a degree I fail to see why they would care in the slightest what your pre-uni grades were.
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    (Original post by 789XYZ)
    If you do well in your Bachelor's, say, you get a first or upper second class in an ordinary university, will gcse's and A-levels still play an important role in academic terms for postgraduate study?, i.e. could good results on a Bachelor's counteract ordinary grades on prior education? Would this also apply to Oxbridge or other top universities?
    Hahaha idk why everyone wants to do postgraduate at Oxbridge but I also had the same question as you and I went on Cambridge's website. They are not concerned about your GCSE's or A-Levels but just your degree. It has to be a first or high 2:1. However they have a list of other things that they care about such as recommendations from your previous uni, your interest, etc.
    I hope this helps.
    I hope to do postgraduate at a top uni too, hopefully. GOOD LUCK!
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