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University options with my predicted grades

Does anyone have any idea where I can apply to university for psychology in the UK, preferably Birmingham, with predicted grades of CDD? I got an A for psych at AS level and a C for English Lit but my predicted for psych fell to a D this year. PLEASE HELP
Reply 1
Original post by adiririririiri
Does anyone have any idea where I can apply to university for psychology in the UK, preferably Birmingham, with predicted grades of CDD? I got an A for psych at AS level and a C for English Lit but my predicted for psych fell to a D this year. PLEASE HELP

Hi, just some quick questions to help you?

1) Are you open to doing a foundation year or not?
2) Does your school allow you to increase predicted grades throughout the year?
3) Would you like to do a BSc in psychology or a BA as entry requirements may differ?
4) Clearing?
5) Gap year?

https://www.roehampton.ac.uk/study/undergraduate-courses/psychology/
Above is one uni. I would recommend you have a look on UCAS and enter your grades, they will provide you with a list of universities you will be able to get into.
Reply 2
Just because you are being predicted low grades doesnt mean that this is all you are capable of.
Go and talk to your teachers - now - and ask for their help about what you need to do to sort this out.
You have time over the summer to pull this out of the fire, if you want it badly enough.
Original post by _user_
Hi, just some quick questions to help you?
1) Are you open to doing a foundation year or not?
2) Does your school allow you to increase predicted grades throughout the year?
3) Would you like to do a BSc in psychology or a BA as entry requirements may differ?
4) Clearing?
5) Gap year?
https://www.roehampton.ac.uk/study/undergraduate-courses/psychology/
Above is one uni. I would recommend you have a look on UCAS and enter your grades, they will provide you with a list of universities you will be able to get into.


okay so,

1.

I am open to doing a foundation year but I'm not sure my parents would be okay with it😭

2.

Yes, they do but school does end for study leave tommorow so there isn't enough time.

3.

I'm looking for a BA but if the Bsc course doesn't require any sciences I'm open to that too

4.

Clearing is definitely an option but I don't know much about it

5.

No way, my parents would kill me😭

Original post by McGinger
Just because you are being predicted low grades doesnt mean that this is all you are capable of.
Go and talk to your teachers - now - and ask for their help about what you need to do to sort this out.
You have time over the summer to pull this out of the fire, if you want it badly enough.

I talked to the uni counsellor at my school and she said Clearing was an option since school finishes by the end of this week, but I don't get what you mean by I can pull it put over the summer? A Levels are in 2 weeks and there isn't school after that so..
Reply 5
Original post by adiririririiri
I talked to the uni counsellor at my school and she said Clearing was an option since school finishes by the end of this week, but I don't get what you mean by I can pull it put over the summer? A Levels are in 2 weeks and there isn't school after that so..

Sorry, I assumed you were Year12 looking to apply next year. If you mean that you are Year 13 and taking exams this year, then yes, Clearing is now your only option.

With grades like that you may be able to find something but you will be looking at the the least 'desirable' Unis - BCU, Coventry etc (or Newman who seem to take anyone who is upright and breathing). Just be aware that if you want to avoid all of the Clearing stress, you could take a gap year and apply 'normally' in Sept for 2025 entry - and/or you could resit and aim higher.
Original post by McGinger
Sorry, I assumed you were Year12 looking to apply next year. If you mean that you are Year 13 and taking exams this year, then yes, Clearing is now your only option.
With grades like that you may be able to find something but you will be looking at the the least 'desirable' Unis - BCU, Coventry etc (or Newman who seem to take anyone who is upright and breathing). Just be aware that if you want to avoid all of the Clearing stress, you could take a gap year and apply 'normally' in Sept for 2025 entry - and/or you could resit and aim higher.

The thing is, my predicted grades had I gotten them before my mocks was ABC, A in psych, B in art and C in english lit. I had nationals (I do kickboxing) right before my mocks and I had 0 time to prepare, and my teachers are very uptight ab predicted grades, is clearing still my only option?😭

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