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    Hey is it true that when you study medicine at imperial it is compulsary to do an intercalculated degree and the total study time takes 6 years? and if so how useful is this once you have graduated in relation to jobs and so on?
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    Yes it is true, its usually as useful as you make it, it may open a new area tht u wud personally like to specialise in. i personally think its a great time in ur life wen u can really study in depth sumthin of ur interest as a project, tht after u may even wsh to continue
    depends upon ur interests i guess
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    I'm off there to do one in October! =)
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    I'm off there to do one in October! =)
    really? ahh cool, hopefully if i get the grades i start my course at oct
    let me knw wat u think of med please, and i hav sum important ques tht i need a super genius med student in 4th yr to answer :P
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    (Original post by harry1153)
    Hey is it true that when you study medicine at imperial it is compulsary to do an intercalculated degree and the total study time takes 6 years? and if so how useful is this once you have graduated in relation to jobs and so on?
    in terms of the BSc, its becomes jus a standard part of the course, and most of the top unis make is compulsary and definitely have it as an option.

    a good way to think of it is that everyone who graduates from medicine MBBS, so if u have an extra BSc, it gives u that extra edge over those who dont. as well as this, jus broadens ur knowledge...

    trust me tho, once ur in uni and doing the course (finishing the first year myself now), u dont even think about the BSc, just take each step as it comes along, its a loooooong course.

    any questions??? just post up here
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    (Original post by KerChing)
    in terms of the BSc, its becomes jus a standard part of the course, and most of the top unis make is compulsary and definitely have it as an option.

    a good way to think of it is that everyone who graduates from medicine MBBS, so if u have an extra BSc, it gives u that extra edge over those who dont. as well as this, jus broadens ur knowledge...
    *devils advocate*

    as you said - compulsory, which makes it less impressive unless you're an uber cool type who transfers somewhere to intercalate & has scored highly & been very motivated etc...

    they're becomming increasingly popular - so less of an edge now, especially if you want a job in the areas where most medical schools encourage them! & given the rise of GEPs, you'll be competing against grads with even broader knowledge & experience anyway..

    & according to a junior doc - it might get you 1 bonus point.. ranking along with along with 'computer literate?' on job applications, apparently.

    that said, i'm doing one - but my motivations weren't really career focussed..
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    (Original post by moisallgood)
    let me knw wat u think of med please, and i hav sum important ques tht i need a super genius med student in 4th yr to answer :P
    I'm intrigued. What's the question? :p: :p:

    Why does the person have to be in 4th year?
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    Not crucial !

    It does give an edge but only wen i comes down to the really competitive specialities !
    Otherwise not really an edge may be slightly 1 point !
 
 
 
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