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    i know many universities whose entry requirements are only that u have 2 sciences (including chemistry) but would doing 3 increase my chances?
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    (Original post by x.beheshta)
    i know many universities whose entry requirements are only that u have 2 sciences (including chemistry) but would doing 3 increase my chances?
    Oh of course it would. Chances are like 'just chemistry'<both chemistry and biology<chemistry and biology and either physics or maths
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    (Original post by x.beheshta)
    i know many universities whose entry requirements are only that u have 2 sciences (including chemistry) but would doing 3 increase my chances?
    It doesn't directly impact the selection process for the universities yourself (apart from Cambridge, you've got a higher chance with 3 sciences), however you may find it useful to do Biology, Chemistry and a third science (Maths or Physics) as sometimes the content of the science A Levels may interlink (e.g. Maths is often needed for Chemistry), and if you want to do BMAT, it'll give you the extra step. I wouldn't advise you to do a third science if you didn't enjoy the subject or you're not good at it though. I know quite a few people who got into medical school with only 2 sciences, some even without doing Biology A Level.
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    (Original post by khookie)
    It doesn't directly impact the selection process for the universities yourself (apart from Cambridge, you've got a higher chance with 3 sciences), however you may find it useful to do Biology, Chemistry and a third science (Maths or Physics) as sometimes the content of the science A Levels may interlink (e.g. Maths is often needed for Chemistry), and if you want to do BMAT, it'll give you the extra step. I wouldn't advise you to do a third science if you didn't enjoy the subject or you're not good at it though. I know quite a few people who got into medical school with only 2 sciences, some even without doing Biology A Level.
    Oh really, do you know what unis they got into?
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    (Original post by x.beheshta)
    Oh really, do you know what unis they got into?
    The friend who didn't take Biology had offers from Newcastle, Sheffield, Aberdeen. Can't specifically remember where all the other people who did 2 sciences got offers from, but I know one of them got into Cardiff with Chemistry, Biology, History.
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    No, not really, only for Cambridge.
 
 
 
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