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    Im studying law, psychology and media and I want to get into Cambridge studing human,social and political science
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    (Original post by ZAinabzai)
    Im studying law, psychology and media and I want to get into Cambridge studing human,social and political science
    What do the entry requirements say?
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    (Original post by 999tigger)
    What do the entry requirements say?
    It it says essay based a level but many ppl said they wouldn't accept you without facilitating subjects
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    Russel, yes. Cambridge - less likely but not impossible if you get excellent grades.
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    (Original post by ZAinabzai)
    Im studying law, psychology and media and I want to get into Cambridge studing human,social and political science
    Russell Group no problem but I think Cambridge would be sniffy about your choice of subjects.
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    (Original post by ZAinabzai)
    It it says essay based a level but many ppl said they wouldn't accept you without facilitating subjects
    Why arent you speaking to Cambridge about this and checking the entry requirements on the web page?
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    (Original post by RayApparently)
    Russel, yes. Cambridge - less likely but not impossible if you get excellent grades.
    Do U go Cambridge, this is just depress es me
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    (Original post by 999tigger)
    Why arent you speaking to Cambridge about this and checking the entry requirements on the web page?
    I did but it only says essay based a level
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    (Original post by ZAinabzai)
    I did but it only says essay based a level

    It is not essential for you to have studied any particular subjects previously.

    Different Colleges have different selection preferences, therefore you should check the individual College websites. If after consulting the websites you have any further queries about admissions requirements, do get in touch with the admissions office at your preferred College.
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    (Original post by 999tigger)
    It is not essential for you to have studied any particular subjects previously.

    Different Colleges have different selection preferences, therefore you should check the individual College websites. If after consulting the websites you have any further queries about admissions requirements, do get in touch with the admissions office at your preferred College.
    I already did and all they say is essay based subjects
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    Russell Group - yes.
    Cambridge - no.

    This should convince you that getting into Cambridge with the A-levels you chose is pretty much impossible.

    For those too lazy to check the site, here is a summary.

    To quote:

    'All Arts applicants should offer a minimum of two subjects from Lists A1 and A2. They should also offer a third A-level from Lists A1, A2 and B. Some List B options are restricted to applicants in particular subjects, which are specified in brackets where relevant.'

    They only make a difference between arts and sciences, so I assume HSPS also falls under arts.

    List A1:
    Biology
    Chemistry
    Mathematics
    Further Mathematics
    Physics

    List A2:
    Art History
    Chinese
    Classical Civilisation
    Economics
    English Literature
    French
    Geography
    German
    Greek
    History
    Irish
    Italian
    Japanese
    Latin
    Music
    Philosophy
    Religious Studies
    Russian
    Spanish
    Welsh

    List B:
    Archaeology (HSPS)
    Art & Design (Arts)
    Business Studies (Economics)
    Computing (Computer Science)
    Creative Writing (English)
    Design & Technology (Architecture)
    Drama/Theatre Studies (Arts)
    Electronics (Engineering)
    English Language (Arts)
    Film Studies (Arts)
    Government & Politics (Arts)
    Law (Land Economy & Law)
    Media Studies (Arts)
    Psychology (Arts)
    Sociology (Arts)


    All of your subjects are from list B, so you already do not meet the general subject requirement.

    This is for Trinity College, but I do not think the other colleges are any different.

    Sorry about this. Good luck with getting into a Russell Group university, though
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    (Original post by Michiyo)
    Russell Group - yes.
    Cambridge - no.

    This should convince you that getting into Cambridge with the A-levels you chose is pretty much impossible.

    For those too lazy to check the site, here is a summary.

    To quote:

    'All Arts applicants should offer a minimum of two subjects from Lists A1 and A2. They should also offer a third A-level from Lists A1, A2 and B. Some List B options are restricted to applicants in particular subjects, which are specified in brackets where relevant.'

    List A1:
    Biology
    Chemistry
    Mathematics
    Further Mathematics
    Physics

    List A2:
    Art History
    Chinese
    Classical Civilisation
    Economics
    English Literature
    French
    Geography
    German
    Greek
    History
    Irish
    Italian
    Japanese
    Latin
    Music
    Philosophy
    Religious Studies
    Russian
    Spanish
    Welsh

    List B:
    Archaeology (HSPS)
    Art & Design (Arts)
    Business Studies (Economics)
    Computing (Computer Science)
    Creative Writing (English)
    Design & Technology (Architecture)
    Drama/Theatre Studies (Arts)
    Electronics (Engineering)
    English Language (Arts)
    Film Studies (Arts)
    Government & Politics (Arts)
    Law (Land Economy & Law)
    Media Studies (Arts)
    Psychology (Arts)
    Sociology (Arts)


    All of your subjects are from list B, so you already do not meet the general subject requirement.

    This is for Trinity College, but I do not think the other colleges are any different.

    Is oxford the same
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    (Original post by Michiyo)
    This is for Trinity College, but I do not think the other colleges are any different.
    The colleges ARE different. Trinity is particularly fussy.

    Cambridge's more general advice is here:
    http://www.undergraduate.study.cam.a...ectmatters.pdf

    (Original post by ZAinabzai)
    Im studying law, psychology and media and I want to get into Cambridge studing human,social and political science
    You should ask a few colleges direct.

    (Original post by ZAinabzai)
    I already did and all they say is essay based subjects
    Did you specifically tell them your choices and they said no?
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    (Original post by ZAinabzai)
    Is oxford the same
    Yes, as far as I know. Oxford also has higher GCSE expectations than Cambridge, from what I have heard.

    You may be able to get in for a Master's if you do well in your A-levels and in university, though.
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    (Original post by Michiyo)
    This is for Trinity College, but I do not think the other colleges are any different.
    If that was a university-wide policy then I'd be very surprised if Trinity College were the only one stating it publicly. Admissions policy does vary by college.
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    (Original post by jneill)
    The colleges ARE different. Trinity is particularly fussy.

    Cambridge's more general advice is here:
    http://www.undergraduate.study.cam.a...ectmatters.pdf
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    If that was a university-wide policy then I'd be very surprised if Trinity College were the only one stating it publicly. Admissions policy does vary by college.
    Got it How much do they vary, though? They are still part of the same university, after all.

    Regarding the general advice: this is not directly related to the question at hand, but I find it to be very similar to Trinity's list, just put in a nicer, more mellow way. 'Keystones' are basically list A1 and half of A2, 'good' choices are the rest of the A2 list, and 'possible for some courses' sounds like a less specific and harsh list B. :lolwut:
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    (Original post by ZAinabzai)
    Do U go Cambridge, this is just depress es me
    No, I go to the other one. jneill seems to know what they're talking about though.
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    (Original post by Michiyo)
    Got it How much do they vary, though? They are still part of the same university, after all.

    Regarding the general advice: this is not directly related to the question at hand, but I find it to be very similar to Trinity's list, just put in a nicer, more mellow way. 'Keystones' are basically list A1 and half of A2, 'good' choices are the rest of the A2 list, and 'possible for some courses' sounds like a less specific and harsh list B. :lolwut:
    Yes other colleges *might* be more open to the idea. The only people who can answer are the specific colleges. OP needs to ask a few, not just one, and not CAO (the Central Admissions Office). Colleges are responsible for admissions, not the university.
 
 
 
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