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    So I’m currently in year 11 studying for my GCSE’s and by December I am expected to apply to college for my courses. I have an idea that I want to do law a level and psychology a level but I have to do 3 a levels and the third one is the one I don’t know. I’m thinking a level biology but you’ve need a 6 in maths, combined science and I am predicted a grade 5 in maths and currently doing foundation paper but my teacher has said he will try put me in for hIgher. I’m pretty sure I am predicted a grade 6 in science but what I’m saying is will biology be the wrong choice for me because I’m not that good at maths? Please help!!
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    You can still do biology if you struggle with maths providing you get the grades required at GCSE - CGP have a book called 'Essential Maths Skills for A-level Biology' which you could find on ebay/in a book store.

    Predicted grades aren't always reliable, so if you do the higher paper and work really hard it should be possible to achieve a 6 . Good luck!
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    (Original post by Daisy2001)
    You can still do biology if you struggle with maths providing you get the grades required at GCSE - CGP have a book called 'Essential Maths Skills for A-level Biology' which you could find on ebay/in a book store.

    Predicted grades aren't always reliable, so if you do the higher paper and work really hard it should be possible to achieve a 6 . Good luck!
    Thank you for replying! Have you done biology a level and if so is it really difficult?
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    I will always advise everyone not to do A level Biology if you're not willing to put a ton of effort in. I regret taking it, but everyone does have their own preferences. However, you don't use a lot of Maths so you should be fine.
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    (Original post by Unknown02)
    Thank you for replying! Have you done biology a level and if so is it really difficult?
    Hi,
    I'm in year 12 at the moment and studying biology A-level (Edexcel) and so far it is quite hard, but still manageable.

    There is a lot of information to learn but it is not too difficult as long as you spend time outside of lessons going over stuff and making notes, etc. It's good to read through the textbook before lessons and to keep on top of work.

    So far there hasn't really been that much maths either- it is 10% of the course but it isn't incredibly complicated maths or anything; it's mainly graphs that we've already covered at GCSE level.

    I've not done that much of the course yet so it probably will get harder, though it's important to remember that they don't design the course so it's impossible to do well; as long as you enjoy the subject and put the effort in you can come out with the grade you need
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    Visit universities' websites for the course you want to do at uni and look at what they want from a-level students in their entry requirements.. Good Luck in your
    GCSEs!
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    (Original post by NoorTaama)
    Visit universities' websites for the course you want to do at uni and look at what they want from a-level students in their entry requirements.. Good Luck in your
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    Thank you! I will be sure to do that. Have you done a level biology?
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    (Original post by Unknown02)
    Thank you! I will be sure to do that. Have you done a level biology?

    No, I'm in year 10
 
 
 

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