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7 GCSES?

is doing only 7 gcses enough?
Original post by aizzzy1630
is doing only 7 gcses enough?

Im assuming that is maths, english language, english lit, biology, chemistry, physics, [optional gcse].
Level 3 educations, that is apprenticeships, T Level, A Level, level 3 BTEC will have different entry requirements by different institutions, but generally will require a minimum grade in maths, english and gcse subject if required (for A Level Biology, you need a minimum grade in GCSE Biology).

For university, it depends. Some courses state minimum grades for maths, english, __… Some courses may say at least a grade _ in maths, english, the sciences…Competitive courses may have a component in ranking you by GCSE, but this is by the grade you achieved.
https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/medicine/study-with-us/undergraduate/undergraduate-medicine/undergraduate-selection-process.aspx
For nottingham medicine, they have a UCAT component (admission test) and GCSE component.
‘In order to reach the scoring stage you must have:
a minimum of six GCSEs at Level 7 (A), including both Biology and Chemistry or Double Science, if you haven’t taken the individual science subjects
achieved a minimum of a grade 6 (B) in Maths and English Language
Although they give points to the top 8 subjects of your GCSE’s (grade 9 is 4 point, 8 is 3 point, 7 is 2 point, 6 is point 1), it is not that significant if you didnt do 8, as GCSE is worth 32 points in total, UCAT is worth 120 points.

So yes, it is fine. The grade you achieve is more important. Especially since, almost everything requires minimum grades in GCSE maths and english.
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Reply 2
thankyou so much, this was so helpful!!
Reply 3
Original post by BankaiGintoki
Im assuming that is maths, english language, english lit, biology, chemistry, physics, [optional gcse].
Level 3 educations, that is apprenticeships, T Level, A Level, level 3 BTEC will have different entry requirements by different institutions, but generally will require a minimum grade in maths, english and gcse subject if required (for A Level Biology, you need a minimum grade in GCSE Biology).
For university, it depends. Some courses state minimum grades for maths, english, __… Some courses may say at least a grade _ in maths, english, the sciences…Competitive courses may have a component in ranking you by GCSE, but this is by the grade you achieved.
https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/medicine/study-with-us/undergraduate/undergraduate-medicine/undergraduate-selection-process.aspx
For nottingham medicine, they have a UCAT component (admission test) and GCSE component.
‘In order to reach the scoring stage you must have:
a minimum of six GCSEs at Level 7 (A), including both Biology and Chemistry or Double Science, if you haven’t taken the individual science subjects
achieved a minimum of a grade 6 (B) in Maths and English Language
Although they give points to the top 8 subjects of your GCSE’s (grade 9 is 4 point, 8 is 3 point, 7 is 2 point, 6 is point 1), it is not that significant if you didnt do 8, as GCSE is worth 32 points in total, UCAT is worth 120 points.
So yes, it is fine. The grade you achieve is more important. Especially since, almost everything requires minimum grades in GCSE maths and english.

well for igcses I'm doing, bio, chem phy, ICT, Maths, English and Human biology, is it fine that I'm not doing lit as you mentioned...?
Original post by aizzzy1630
well for igcses I'm doing, bio, chem phy, ICT, Maths, English and Human biology, is it fine that I'm not doing lit as you mentioned...?

Yes, it is fine.
https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/international/how-to-apply/english-language-requirements/gcse-english-language
They care about gcse english language.
Reply 5

thankyou!!

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