Extreamly bad GCSEs - good level 3/ a levels can I go uni

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    Hi guys, basically when I was in schools I was really lazy and did not know the consiqunces of failing my GCSEs. Therefore I left with the following grades

    Igcse English C
    Maths E
    French F
    Geography E
    RE D
    Btec applied science Pass
    Btec sport Pass
    Btec IT pass

    As you can see my grades are absolutely diabolical!! After realising I screwed up I retook my gcse maths and obtained a grade C.

    Because i now had English and maths at grade C I was able to study the Btec extended diploma in engineering (level 3). After successfully achieving all distinctions in the first year I am predicted D* D* D* including distinctions in both math units. I also done many extra curricular activities such as summers schools, EPQ, work experience and being a student ambassador. I have a great teacher reference aswell.

    My question is, will Universities still consider me/ give me a offer even though I got really bad GCSEs. I have checked the unis website and they all seem to say English and maths at grade C which I have. I also exceed their level 3 requirements. I want to study the Beng in Mechanical engineering at one of the following uniS

    University of Birmingham
    Aston university
    University of Nottingham
    Birmingham city
    University of hull


    Then when I see people saying GCSEs don't matter I really wonder what they're on about:confused:
    I guess you'll just have to redo maths and English
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    (Original post by Naomeyz_01)
    Then when I see people saying GCSEs don't matter I really wonder what they're on about:confused:
    I guess you'll just have to redo maths and English
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    I already have English and maths at grade C which is what the unis require however I'm worried as I only meet their minimum and lack in the other gcses😟
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