Do A levels impact whether you get in to postgrad?

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I only have two A levels and the grades I got for them were subpar because of issues in my personal life. However, I managed to get onto my uni course without undertaking a foundation year thanks to the head lecturer believing in me. Anyway, I’m now consistently achieving 1sts in almost all of my assignments, and I’m predicted to achieve a first class overall.

I’m realising I love academia and want to pursue postgraduate study. I’m applying at Russel Group universities and I’m worried that even though I’m doing well currently, my A level grades will hinder my chances because of the high expectations from Russel Group unis.



With this in mind, should I expect to be rejected due to poor A level grades?
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I only have two A levels and the grades I got for them were subpar because of issues in my personal life. However, I managed to get onto my uni course without undertaking a foundation year thanks to the head lecturer believing in me. Anyway, I’m now consistently achieving 1sts in almost all of my assignments, and I’m predicted to achieve a first class overall.

I’m realising I love academia and want to pursue postgraduate study. I’m applying at Russel Group universities and I’m worried that even though I’m doing well currently, my A level grades will hinder my chances because of the high expectations from Russel Group unis.



With this in mind, should I expect to be rejected due to poor A level grades?
I can’t speak for everywhere, but I work in postgrad admissions at a RG Uni and we wouldn’t look at your AL’s at all. So yes, there’s plenty of hope.

You can always ask your potential choices ahead of applying, that’s the kind of thing they should be happy to disclose.
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