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    I was looking at the websites of different medical schools and was surprised to note changes in their A-level entrance requirements. For the convenience of people applying in 2011, I thought I'd create a thread on this. Here are the changes I've found so far:

    Nottingham Medical School (A100):

    For school leavers: AAA (from AAB for 2010 entry)

    Graduates: "You must have achieved a 2:1 degree in a science based subject and achieved AAA at A-level with the two A grade passes in Biology and Chemistry. If you are studying a degree at time of application, you must be in your FINAL year and have completed the degree before the start of the medical course."

    Bute Medical School:

    "For 2011 entry the requirements will be AAA (Advanced levels) including Chemistry (A grade) and one other of Biology, Mathematics or Physics"

    Brighton and Sussex medical school:

    360 points from 3 A-levels either AAA or A*AB.

    "Biology and Chemistry are the most important subjects for students who wish to study medicine. All prospective BSMS students will have studied both Biology and Chemistry at A level and gain an A grade."

    Hull-York Medical School:

    -GCSE English Language at grade A.
    If you are a school-leaver and have grade B, you may contact us to provide evidence that you have subsequently used English language skills in subjects at AS, A level, or a higher qualification.

    -GCSE Maths at grade A.
    If you are a school-leaver and have grade B, you may contact us to provide evidence that you have subsequently used maths skills in subjects at AS, A level, or a higher qualification.
    Six other GCSEs at grades A-C.

    -A-levels: Our typical offer is AAA, including Biology, Chemistry and a third subject at A2 level.

    -Graduates also need Maths and English Language at GCSE grade A

    Southampton Medical School:

    "AAA (from 2011), including chemistry at A level or bb in chemistry and biology/human biology at AS level."

    Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry

    "The typical offer is three A grades at GCE A Level which must include two science subjects from Biology, Chemistry or Physics."

    Manchester Medical school

    AAA and major changes to course.

    http://www.manchester.ac.uk/undergra...se/?code=01428

    I'll add any other changes I find to this list.
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    Bugger. I really don't want to have to reapply. It's going to get harder every year.
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    Southampton are definitely going up to AAA. This was said at their open day by the head of medical admissions.
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    (Original post by Hydromancer)
    I was looking at the websites of different medical schools and was surprised to note changes in their A-level entrance requirements. For the convenience of people applying in 2011, I thought I'd create a thread on this. Here are the changes I've found so far:

    Nottingham Medical School (A100):

    For school leavers: AAA (from AAB for 2010 entry)

    Graduates: "You must have achieved a 2:1 degree in a science based subject and achieved AAA at A-level with the two A grade passes in Biology and Chemistry. If you are studying a degree at time of application, you must be in your FINAL year and have completed the degree before the start of the medical course."

    Bute Medical School:

    "For 2011 entry the requirements will be AAA (Advanced levels) including Chemistry (A grade) and one other of Biology, Mathematics or Physics"

    Brighton and Sussex medical school:

    360 points from 3 A-levels either AAA or A*AB.

    "Biology and Chemistry are the most important subjects for students who wish to study medicine. All prospective BSMS students will have studied both Biology and Chemistry at A level and gain an A grade."

    Hull-York Medical School:

    -GCSE English Language at grade A.
    If you are a school-leaver and have grade B, you may contact us to provide evidence that you have subsequently used English language skills in subjects at AS, A level, or a higher qualification.

    -GCSE Maths at grade A.
    If you are a school-leaver and have grade B, you may contact us to provide evidence that you have subsequently used maths skills in subjects at AS, A level, or a higher qualification.
    Six other GCSEs at grades A-C.

    -A-levels: Our typical offer is AAA, including Biology, Chemistry and a third subject at A2 level.

    -Graduates also need Maths and English Language at GCSE grade A

    I'll add any other changes I find to this list.
    Manchester will also be AAA
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    (Original post by lekky)
    Bugger. I really don't want to have to reapply. It's going to get harder every year.
    I second that. Also,I don't want to have to retake my english GCSE just to stand a chance. I hope I get in this year!
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    (Original post by ukmd)
    Manchester will also be AAA
    Isn't it already?
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    (Original post by Hydromancer)
    I'll add any other changes I find to this list.
    Peninsula are also going up to AAA
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    (Original post by Hydromancer)
    I was looking at the websites of different medical schools and was surprised to note changes in their A-level entrance requirements. For the convenience of people applying in 2011, I thought I'd create a thread on this. Here are the changes I've found so far:

    Nottingham Medical School (A100):

    For school leavers: AAA (from AAB for 2010 entry)

    Graduates: "You must have achieved a 2:1 degree in a science based subject and achieved AAA at A-level with the two A grade passes in Biology and Chemistry. If you are studying a degree at time of application, you must be in your FINAL year and have completed the degree before the start of the medical course."

    Bute Medical School:

    "For 2011 entry the requirements will be AAA (Advanced levels) including Chemistry (A grade) and one other of Biology, Mathematics or Physics"

    Brighton and Sussex medical school:

    360 points from 3 A-levels either AAA or A*AB.

    "Biology and Chemistry are the most important subjects for students who wish to study medicine. All prospective BSMS students will have studied both Biology and Chemistry at A level and gain an A grade."

    Hull-York Medical School:

    -GCSE English Language at grade A.
    If you are a school-leaver and have grade B, you may contact us to provide evidence that you have subsequently used English language skills in subjects at AS, A level, or a higher qualification.

    -GCSE Maths at grade A.
    If you are a school-leaver and have grade B, you may contact us to provide evidence that you have subsequently used maths skills in subjects at AS, A level, or a higher qualification.
    Six other GCSEs at grades A-C.

    -A-levels: Our typical offer is AAA, including Biology, Chemistry and a third subject at A2 level.

    -Graduates also need Maths and English Language at GCSE grade A

    I'll add any other changes I find to this list.
    Although it is getting harder, it shouldn't come as that much of a surprise. It won't be long until all places are asking for straight A* at A-level or 5A's at higher.
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    Southampton are going up to AAA for BM5 and BCC for BM6, according to their website.
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    (Original post by xXxBaby-BooxXx)
    Peninsula are also going up to AAA
    This must now include two sciences (rather than one) as well.

    Link: http://www.pcmd.ac.uk/admissions_bmbs.php
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    ahh bugger.

    What about the insurance choice if they are all mainly AAA??!!

    Or are you expected to firm an A*AA and insurance AAA?
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    (Original post by ECHF)
    ahh bugger.

    What about the insurance choice if they are all mainly AAA??!!

    Or are you expected to firm an A*AA and insurance AAA?
    Individual Universities don't really care whether they're going to be able to provide you with an insurance or not. Considering 60% of all applicants receive four rejections, I wouldn't start worrying about getting an insurance.
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    Southampton, Manchester and Peninsular added to the list
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    (Original post by Hydromancer)
    It is highly likely that Manchester and Peninsular will also want AAA for entry in 2011
    Peninsula is definite. Link here:
    http://www.pcmd.ac.uk/admissions_bmbs.php
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    (Original post by vertigo.0012)
    Peninsula is definite. Link here:
    http://www.pcmd.ac.uk/admissions_bmbs.php
    thanks amended in the first post
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    A*s will be so hard to get. I basically have no hope now.
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    (Original post by Gemma2010)
    A*s will be so hard to get. I basically have no hope now.
    don't worry! The majority of med schools want AAA. I think only Cambridge insist on A*AA.

    I thought I had no chance of getting with AABB but hey I got four interviews and an offer at the end of it. Just keep working at it and never lose hope!
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    (Original post by Hydromancer)
    don't worry! The majority of med schools want AAA. I think only Cambridge insist on A*AA.

    I thought I had no chance of getting with AABB but hey I got four interviews and an offer at the end of it. Just keep working at it and never lose hope!
    Thanks I was hoping for some making AAB offers, but I'm taking 4 A levels, so maybe some hope of 3 As... Your grades sound great to me! :yes:
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    UCL's offers, from 2011 entry, are going to be AAA. Also they now need both Chemistry and Biology taken up to A2.

    http://www.ucl.ac.uk/medicalschool/m...quirements.pdf
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    (Original post by Noble.)
    UCL's offers, from 2011 entry, are going to be AAA. Also they now need both Chemistry and Biology taken up to A2.

    http://www.ucl.ac.uk/medicalschool/m...quirements.pdf
    entry for 2011 seems harder than before!!:eek3:
 
 
 
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