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    (Original post by thefiretailedpony)
    How many weeks yearly does the course start? Is it the same regardless of the Uni? I can't find that information anywhere on the Uni's websites which makes it impossible to calculate how much money I will need for the accommodation.

    Where should I look for that?

    Thanks!
    Regardless of where you go, for years after first year chances are you'll be in private accommodation which you find (as opposed to halls) so you'll likely be going into a 52 week contract.

    If it helps, for 1st year at Barts and the London it's mid-september to end of March for A100, longer than that for GEPs (think it's start of september to end June but not sure on the end date tbh)
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    Does anyone know which non british medical schools are GMC recognised. I emailed them but didn't get a helpful response tbh! I just want to know, as I want to leave the UK for Uni, as I need a break from here :P but will probably come back later on in life, so want to be able to practice here.
    Thanks in advance
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    (Original post by AishaTara)
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    Does anyone know which non british medical schools are GMC recognised. I emailed them but didn't get a helpful response tbh! I just want to know, as I want to leave the UK for Uni, as I need a break from here :P but will probably come back later on in life, so want to be able to practice here.
    Thanks in advance
    http://www.gmc-uk.org/doctors/regist...lification.asp
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    (Original post by AishaTara)
    Hey!
    Does anyone know which non british medical schools are GMC recognised. I emailed them but didn't get a helpful response tbh! I just want to know, as I want to leave the UK for Uni, as I need a break from here :P but will probably come back later on in life, so want to be able to practice here.
    Thanks in advance
    Charles University in Prague, and I think St Georges in the Caribbeans
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    hi guys i was just wondering...

    im starting voluntary work in a care home this month so by the time i submit my application i would have only been doing it for about 3-4 months. Will this put me at a big disadvantage?
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    (Original post by d_ahmed)
    hi guys i was just wondering...

    im starting voluntary work in a care home this month so by the time i submit my application i would have only been doing it for about 3-4 months. Will this put me at a big disadvantage?
    No. Bear in mind that it is your personal experiences during your placement that matter the most, not the amount of time spent doing it.
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    (Original post by d_ahmed)
    hi guys i was just wondering...

    im starting voluntary work in a care home this month so by the time i submit my application i would have only been doing it for about 3-4 months. Will this put me at a big disadvantage?
    Not at all. 4 months does show long term commitment and you could always write it as on going in your personal statement if you choose to carry it on.
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    (Original post by AishaTara)
    Hey!
    Does anyone know which non british medical schools are GMC recognised. I emailed them but didn't get a helpful response tbh! I just want to know, as I want to leave the UK for Uni, as I need a break from here :P but will probably come back later on in life, so want to be able to practice here.
    Thanks in advance
    Carol Davila med school in Bucharest
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    I haven't been able to information on the universities that will disregard my Medicine application if I do not achieve all As at AS. I do know Birmingham is one .

    Anybody know more than I do on the matter (note very hard) and willing to help? Thanks.
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    Most of them..if not all :/.
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    (Original post by QTpie118)
    I haven't been able to information on the universities that will disregard my Medicine application if I do not achieve all As at AS. I do know Birmingham is one .

    Anybody know more than I do on the matter (note very hard) and willing to help? Thanks.
    Have a look here: http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/wiki...l_Requirements, although some of the information may be outdated

    Bear in mind, that most places don't even look at your AS levels, rather your A Level predictions / GCSEs.

    I'd avoid Oxbridge too, just to be safe.
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    My friend got AAAB at AS and got 3 offers for Medicine, it's not the be-all and end-all.
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    (Original post by Fcuk!)
    Most of them..if not all :/.
    Actually, it's very few. Birmingham and Cambridge want 4A's, one or two others might too; just read the entry requirements carefully before applying.
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    Most unis look at A level predictions but can look at As if they want to. I know that Kings would allow 1/2 Bs at As and there will be others. You should remember that for Medicine its also about the admissions test, so if you lack in As grades but make up for it in the tests they will still consider you. Also there are unis that have foundation courses that have offers of AAA-CCC. Look around.
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    (Original post by KeepBreathing)
    My friend got AAAB at AS and got 3 offers for Medicine, it's not the be-all and end-all.
    Ah, that's good! Do you know which universities they are?
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    (Original post by thegodofgod)
    Have a look here: http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/wiki...l_Requirements, although some of the information may be outdated

    Bear in mind, that most places don't even look at your AS levels, rather your A Level predictions / GCSEs.

    I'd avoid Oxbridge too, just to be safe.
    That's quite a useful table, thanks . Yeah, I wasn't planning on applying to either.
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    (Original post by Helenia)
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    Hey, one thing I wanted to know was what do doctors wear nowadays?

    (I can't remember the last time I went to a hospital )


    I know that surgeons have to wear scrubs

    but for other things do they wear a suit? or just a polo shirt and trousers? (I know that ties are forbidden and clothes with long sleeves?)

    or do they wear scrubs as well?

    Or even a white coat ?
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    (Original post by IgorYakov)
    Hey, one thing I wanted to know was what do doctors wear nowadays?

    (I can't remember the last time I went to a hospital )


    I know that surgeons have to wear scrubs

    but for other things do they wear a suit? or just a polo shirt and trousers? (I know that ties are forbidden and clothes with long sleeves?)

    or do they wear scrubs as well?

    Or even a white coat ?
    White coats are no longer seen in UK hospitals, in general.

    Scrubs are mainly for theatre, ITU, labour ward and A&E. Sometimes surgeons will also wear them on the wards but it's not essential - in some hospitals you are not allowed to wear scrubs outside designated areas. For normal ward work, men will usually wear smart trousers and a shirt with sleeves rolled up - not a polo shirt. Women have more flexibility, but practical smart workwear is the norm.
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    Does anyone know which universities do genetics for intercalculation?
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    (Original post by SuperFantasticB)
    Does anyone know which universities do genetics for intercalculation?intercalation?
    This website should tell you. It's possible to transfer to another university for your year of intercalation though, so you don't have to base you application options on the range of intercalated degrees available.

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