How strict are nottingham when it comes to GCSE grades?

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I am thinking about applying to Nottingham for CS. I am predicted an AAA thanks to year 12 mocks but I got a 5 instead of the required 6 in maths (I don't do maths at A-Level but I do take computer science). Would my application be rejected or would my GCSE grades be overlooked?
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GCSE grades are not flexible.

Any Uni that asks for grade 6 in Maths does that because they know that students with lower grades struggle with the course. Its a guarantee that you will get a straight rejection, so either retake the GCSE this summer and add that to your UCAS application, or choose another Uni,
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(Original post by KraneOren)
I am thinking about applying to Nottingham for CS. I am predicted an AAA thanks to year 12 mocks but I got a 5 instead of the required 6 in maths (I don't do maths at A-Level but I do take computer science). Would my application be rejected or would my GCSE grades be overlooked?
It would be a straight rejection. The number of people coming on here not having the appropriate GCSE grades in Maths for CS and Economics every year is unbelievable. These are Maths heavy courses .

Please the list below
Computer Science without A Level Maths

Aberystwyth grade C or4 GCSE
Aston grade 4 GCSE
Cardiff grade 6 GCSE
East Anglia grade 5 GCSE. Accepts A level in Computing Science and other subjects
Keele grade 4 GCSE
Kent grade 4 GCSE
Lancaster grade 6 GCSE
Leeds grade 6 GCSE Accepts Computing
Liverpool grade 4 GCSE Accepts Computer science
Newcastle grade 6 GCSE
Nottingham grade 5 Accepts Computing
Queen Mary grade 5 Accepts Computer Science
Reading Maths, Physics or Computer Science grade 6
Royal Holloway grade 6 accepts CS, Maths or Physics
Sussex grade 6
Swansea grade 6 in Maths or Physics
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