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    I'm 18. I failed all of my GCSEs, the grades are all below C/4, I have 1 D, E, F and the rest are Us. I did complete functional skills at entry level 3 English, maths and entry level 3 animal care. I am doing level 1 functional skills English and maths now.

    I found a few courses I would like to do, it's pre access for 1 year to get GCSEs English and maths at grade C/4 or 5, access course in animal management for 1 year, a degree for 2 years then maybe an extra year after the 2 year, but the extra year is a choice. I will be 19 in November so by the time I started pre access I'll still be 18 so age isn't bothering me it's bothering me that I currently have no decent qualifications right now.*

    I failed GCSEs due to severe anxiety, depression, I rarely went to school due to these problems and anaemia, I was also having trouble with some people and getting bullied during GCSEs so everything was against me at the time, I also wasn't well in college so couldn't progress on to level 1 animal care after entry level 3 but now my mental health is no where near as bad which is why I went back to college but a different one and I'm doing level 1 functional skills. In year 9 despite my attendance being low I was getting D's and E's which were really good considering I wasn't in a lot, I could've got Cs if I was okay but I wasn't.*

    Anyway I just need advice on the situation and the fact that the degrees want you to have Cs in science, I have an E, do I try and retake the science as well as English and maths and speak to the college about it?

    The degrees are Foundation Science Degree - Zoological Management*
    BSc Hons Zoological Management and Conservation
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    Is there anyway you can do an access course? I'm not really sure what way it works for GCSE, but I am aware a lot of people do it to get access into courses when they don't have a levels.

    Surely as well you can apply for extenuating circumstances given the situation with your mental health, if your doctor can write a letter, that's what mine did. It is difficult to achieve grades and work through mental health at the same time.
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    (Original post by LadyEcliptic)
    Is there anyway you can do an access course? I'm not really sure what way it works for GCSE, but I am aware a lot of people do it to get access into courses when they don't have a levels.

    Surely as well you can apply for extenuating circumstances given the situation with your mental health, if your doctor can write a letter, that's what mine did. It is difficult to achieve grades and work through mental health at the same time.
    Can't do access without GCSEs which is why I might do pre access to get them first
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    Its strange. My cousin was able to apply to a university and she never sat her GCSEs as she had to leave school. She literally has no qualifications, I believe she applied to psychology and got in, I will have a look at what type of course she did.
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    (Original post by LadyEcliptic)
    Its strange. My cousin was able to apply to a university and she never sat her GCSEs as she had to leave school. She literally has no qualifications, I believe she applied to psychology and got in, I will have a look at what type of course she did.
    I'm not sure then
 
 
 
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