A-Levels don't match up with uni course requirements..

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So I'm currently doing A-Levels in Biology, Maths and Geography, and while I was searching for undergraduate courses, I realised a lot of Biology/ Geography courses require Chemistry in their entry requirements? When choosing my A-Levels it never occurred to me that doing a Biology or Geography course required Chemistry too, because then, I would have to do 4 subjects throughout my A-Levels. Also because I don't want to do medicine and I suck at chemistry, I was like "what's the point of taking up chemistry too?" :")

Is there any way I can do the course without Chemistry or am I screwed..? ;D
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(Original post by bluetaetae_12)
So I'm currently doing A-Levels in Biology, Maths and Geography, and while I was searching for undergraduate courses, I realised a lot of Biology/ Geography courses require Chemistry in their entry requirements? When choosing my A-Levels it never occurred to me that doing a Biology or Geography course required Chemistry too, because then, I would have to do 4 subjects throughout my A-Levels. Also because I don't want to do medicine and I suck at chemistry, I was like "what's the point of taking up chemistry too?" :")

Is there any way I can do the course without Chemistry or am I screwed..? ;D
You need to research which courses don't have Chemistry have a prerequisite. Applying without would be a straight rejection and it sounds like it's not an option to take it during a gap year so, you don't really have much choice.
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There should 100% be unis that has offers with no Chemistry, ypu just have to find them. I had a simillar problem when applying for Computer Science as it requires hight grades in Maths, and I suck at it and I was forced to find unis that dont require Maths.
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If you're considering straight Biology, your A-Levels are fine for:

Oxford,
Imperial,
St Andrews,
UCL

Aka 4/4 of the ones I checked.

I'm not sure why you think you need Chemistry, I couldn't find a single one that needs Chem as they only seem to ask for 2 sciences (which your Maths would cover.)
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(Original post by Ramiya09)
If you're considering straight Biology, your A-Levels are fine for:

Oxford,
Imperial,
St Andrews,
UCL

Aka 4/4 of the ones I checked.

I'm not sure why you think you need Chemistry, I couldn't find a single one that needs Chem as they only seem to ask for 2 sciences (which your Maths would cover.)
Ahh thank youu! I forgot what unis I looked at before but this is a lifesaver
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