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    I'm currently 17 and doing A2 levels at secondary school.

    I'm doing, Biology, Chemistry, Math, F.math.
    I want to base my career in the health sector, prefferably choosing a course in medicine.

    At the end of my A-levels, I will be choosing my courses, and the universities which I want to apply to.
    I really want to apply to Warwick uni, as its near me, and is very good. But I've been hearing that medicine at Warwick uni is only allowed to those who have got a science degree.

    Does that mean that I would need to do a degree first, to get into medicine at Warwick Uni?

    Please help.

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    As I understand it you can only apply to Warwick for the 4 year postgrad course, so yeah you need a 1st or 2.1 degree in a biological sciences based degree

    http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/medicine/

    gives a little more information about the warwick med course.
    bear in mind you'd be living near home for at least those four years, then have to do foundation years (old PRHO) at an "approved" hospital (approved by the university at which you study) and then have to progress through the medical ranks, so you could end up living near home for years really.
    Thought about checking out the medical section of TSR?

    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/f43.html

    You'll probably get your thread moved over there, but if you post again I'll give you another helpful answer

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    (Original post by corkskrew)
    As I understand it you can only apply to Warwick for the 4 year postgrad course, so yeah you need a 1st or 2.1 degree in a biological sciences based degree

    http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/medicine/

    gives a little more information about the warwick med course.
    bear in mind you'd be living near home for at least those four years, then have to do foundation years (old PRHO) at an "approved" hospital (approved by the university at which you study) and then have to progress through the medical ranks, so you could end up living near home for years really.
    Thought about checking out the medical section of TSR?

    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/f43.html

    You'll probably get your thread moved over there, but if you post again I'll give you another helpful answer

    Adam
    Thanks for that very helpful.
    Now the only problem being that I've got less then 1 more year until applying to the uni, would it be advised to work really hard and put all the effort in doing good in my A2 exams, or would it be better to try and balance out and try getting work experience in a hosiptal for example.
    I'm thinking of doing voluntary work, would this help?

    My overall AS level exams have been good.

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    If you want to do medicine I wouldn't rely on the graduate entry programmes - they are much more competitive than the 5 year courses and so its not guarenteed that you would get a place despite having a degree.

    I'd get work experience, though not so much that would interfer with your A levels, and apply for medicine next year. You can always put two science courses down in reserve and those could be at Warwick if you still wanted.
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    Thanks for the help!
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    Year Warwick is GEP only - warwick is part of Leciester-Warwick Medical School. The 5 year course is taught at Leicester (along with the healthcare professionals GEP).
 
 
 
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