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    Just wanted to know if these two degrees are actually worth the same thing. I heard someone say that the BSc is slighty more valued than the Bmedsci.

    Is this true?
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    explain..
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    lol
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    It's all about the MA (Oxon). :awesome:
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    (Original post by BRB)
    Assuming you mean the BMedSham from Nottingham?

    Not worth the same thing - BMedSci is only worth 2 points, regardless of degree class, when applying for foundation years, whereas a first class BSc would net you 6 points.
    BMedSci is only worth 2 if it's part of your usual course. If you intercalate and get that (I'm not sure if anywhere does that though) and it extends your course by a year, then it's worth the same as a BSc or BA (which I have).
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    I think Sheffield's intercalation is a BMedSci? Not certain though.
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    ook i think i understand

    so that means a BMedsci at Nottingham is worth less than a BMedsci at Birmingham (if you took a year out) and that a BMedsci at Birmingham or any other place (except Nottingham) has the same value as a BSc at Imperial (for example)
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    Slightly off topic but what would a distance learning degree be worth? I mean say you did a BSc via distance learning and got a 1st, would this carry as much weight as an intercalated degree?
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    (Original post by Jules65)
    ook i think i understand

    so that means a BMedsci at Nottingham is worth less than a BMedsci at Birmingham (if you took a year out) and that a BMedsci at Birmingham or any other place (except Nottingham) has the same value as a BSc at Imperial (for example)
    I think that Imperial has BMedSci as well...not sure though!
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    (Original post by Hydromancer)
    I think that Imperial has BMedSci as well...not sure though!
    Most places offer BSc and BMedSci intercalation options; degrees in different subjects to the same level have different titles.

    For example; Biomedical Sciences might come with a BSc but Medical Education might come with as BMedEd and Community Health Science might come as BMedSci.

    Nottingham's is different because it's a core part of their course and not an intercalation - it's like getting a degree for doing half of fourth year at any other school.
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    (Original post by Warrior King)
    Slightly off topic but what would a distance learning degree be worth? I mean say you did a BSc via distance learning and got a 1st, would this carry as much weight as an intercalated degree?
    yes.
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    nottingham's Bmedsci in its most candid form allows you to intercalate an Msc or PhD in less time than it takes elsewhere.
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    (Original post by Gizmo!)
    yes.
    Thanks.
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    Does anyone know how much a masters is worth compared to a BSc degree?
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    Southampton now have the same course as Nottingham.

    (Original post by aSian_cUtY)
    Does anyone know how much a masters is worth compared to a BSc degree?
    Masters is worth equivalent to a 2:1 Bsc (small bone of contention there) :mad:
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    (Original post by Sarky)
    Masters is worth equivalent to a 2:1 Bsc (small bone of contention there) :mad:
    I think that's based on the normal BSc followed by MSc route. You get your points for a BSc and then you get your points for a masters on top of that. Although that does disadvantage those (few) who do an intercalated masters without a separate bachelors degree.

    (My memory may be failing me though, I didn't spend an awful lot of time looking at that part of the form)
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    (Original post by Sarky)
    Southampton now have the same course as Nottingham.



    Masters is worth equivalent to a 2:1 Bsc (small bone of contention there) :mad:
    aha.. but.


    inte Bscs usually arent job related.

    mscs are directly job related.

    my msc rehab that i'm working towards will be enitirely relevant to the Rehab Medicine post that I am working towards, far more than any 2.1 Bsc - therefore the Msc as the edge over a bsc in job terms, for its ......greater specificity.
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    i ope renals not rite!
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    How much longer do you have to do if you want to convert your Bsc into an MSc?
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    well an msc is a one year course at best, macca, if you check prospecti.


    you gotta ask yourself why you are asking the length of the course, rather than asking about a specific topic to study.
 
 
 

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