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    I'm hoping to do natural sciences at Cambridge but I'm only doing A-Level biology and chemistry. I feel like I have many other redeeming qualities that they might also consider and I have portfolios and projects related to biology work experience and computer science to prove it. How much will my lack of a maths A-Level hinder my chances?
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    Do you only do two A levels ??
    And also Doonesbury and Reality Check are better qualified than me to answer.
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    (Original post by bobby147)
    Do you only do two A levels ??
    And also Doonesbury and Reality Check are better qualified than me to answer.
    I meant I only have two science A levels. My third one is french.
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    (Original post by Ammimi)
    I'm hoping to do natural sciences at Cambridge but I'm only doing A-Level biology and chemistry. I feel like I have many other redeeming qualities that they might also consider and I have portfolios and projects related to biology work experience and computer science to prove it. How much will my lack of a maths A-Level hinder my chances?
    You don't have to have maths A level at certain colleges for biological NatSci, but it restricts your choices. It's not possible to do physical natsci without Maths A Level, and it's extremely unusual to only have 2 maths/science A levels and be admitted for NatSci.

    Until this year, you would have taken EMB (Elementary Maths for Biologists), but now you take a modified version of the common first-year maths course for NatScis, maths/mathematical biology, which involves 20-40 hours of self-study.
 
 
 
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