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    How detrimental is it no tto have a GCSE language for English at Oxford?

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    (Original post by A-Man!)
    How detrimental is it no tto have a GCSE language for English at Oxford?

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    not particularly, though i believe certain colleges like candidates who have languages at A level, so best not to apply to those if you don't even have a language to GCSE!
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    It's not a requirement, so I'd assume it'll be pretty much irrelevant.
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    I didn't have a language at GCSE when I applied- I was studying for one along with my A levels. Obviously, some colleges will want, some won't. Talk to the individual colleges.

    On another note, I will say that Oxford do seem to place more importance on your personal statement, any submitted essays, entrance tests and interviews.

    I hope this helps.
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    i'm guessing that since you have to learn old/middle english during your first year, some language abilities would be useful, which gcse french or whatever could demonstrate.
 
 
 

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