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    Hello everyone

    I want to apply for Geography at Cambridge this year.
    I will be doing from September an Access Course (Computing exactly)
    I really enjoy both subjects.
    I have been before in courses such as A levels but I felt this is not my route and the teachers were extremely awful and most of them discouraged me a lot.
    I am extremely interested in the course that's why I want to apply.
    Is there any chance?

    Thank you and I hope you all to have a good day
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    (Original post by David98minion)
    Hello everyone

    I want to apply for Geography at Cambridge this year.
    I will be doing from September an Access Course (Computing exactly)
    I really enjoy both subjects.
    I have been before in courses such as A levels but I felt this is not my route and the teachers were extremely awful and most of them discouraged me a lot.
    I am extremely interested in the course that's why I want to apply.
    Is there any chance?

    Thank you and I hope you all to have a good day
    Yes an Access to HE can be acceptable.

    But I suggest you contact a couple of the mature colleges at Cambridge and ask their opinion.

    Also refer to this:
    http://www.undergraduate.study.cam.a...ess-he-diploma
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    (Original post by jneill)
    Yes an Access to HE can be acceptable.

    But I suggest you contact a couple of the mature colleges at Cambridge and ask their opinion.

    Also refer to this:
    http://www.undergraduate.study.cam.a...ess-he-diploma
    I will be 19 when I start the course however I will ask some of them.
    Thank you so much for help.
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    (Original post by David98minion)
    I will be 19 when I start the course however I will ask some of them.
    Thank you so much for help.
    19? Why are you doing an Access course so soon after A-levels.

    It's more for mature students who are returning to education. i.e. not as a replacement for "poor" recent A-levels.

    I suspect Cambridge would be concerned by your A-levels as they will still be a recent qualification.
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    (Original post by jneill)
    19? Why are you doing an Access course so soon after A-levels.

    It's more for mature students who are returning to education. i.e. not as a replacement for "poor" recent A-levels.

    I suspect Cambridge would be concerned by your A-levels as they will still be a recent qualification.
    It's complicated I came from other country. I didnt know what exactly means "A level" but i drop them about 2 years ago after 6 weeks.
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    (Original post by David98minion)
    It's complicated I came from other country. I didnt know what exactly means "A level" but i drop them about 2 years ago after 6 weeks.
    So you didn't sit the exams? Ok that's good

    However one other thing... you need to have a high standard of English for Cambridge. You may have to do IELTS. Check the English language requirements on the Cambridge site.

    You definitely need to contact a couple of colleges, not necessarily the mature ones, and ask about your circumstances and what they recommend. Give them your full academic background so they have a clear understanding of your situation.

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