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    Hi, I want to take medicine at university and I'm worried that my A-level choices won't get me there

    Maths Statistics
    Music
    Chemistry
    Human Biology

    Any opinion is highly appreciated


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    why are you worried?! They are very good subjects to pick, I want to do something similiar at uni but more towards bio sciences, I do Music, Biology and Chemistry and i'm sure they are fine so maths is even better especially for medicine, just prepare for the work you've got to do, I currently find myself spending so much time on biology and chemistry that I sort of neglect music..oops
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    Is maths statistics an a level or do u mean maths and ur doing a statistics module. If its the second one thats good.
    Most unis hate human biology for medicine for some reason dunno if its easier or something.

    Music is fine as a fourth subject.
    Chemistry obviously great.


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    (Original post by SamSnow009)
    Hi, I want to take medicine at university and I'm worried that my A-level choices won't get me there

    Maths Statistics
    Music
    Chemistry
    Human Biology

    Any opinion is highly appreciated


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    You'd have to be careful where you apply. Some (eg cambridge) want three sciences. Maths counts as a science, but not sure if stats does, so make sure you check that. Apart from that, they're fine.


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    Is maths statistics an a level or do u mean maths and ur doing a statistics module. If its the second one thats good.
    Most unis hate human biology for medicine for some reason dunno if its easier or something.

    Music is fine as a fourth subject.
    Chemistry obviously great.


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    I have never ever heard this. Where did you hear it from? When I was considering taking human biology, all of the unis I contacted had no problem whatsoever. In fact, a lot of medical schools don't require you to take any biology at all at A level (a few require AS)
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    (Original post by radiopred)
    Is maths statistics an a level or do u mean maths and ur doing a statistics module. If its the second one thats good.
    Most unis hate human biology for medicine for some reason dunno if its easier or something.

    Music is fine as a fourth subject.
    Chemistry obviously great.


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    Maths with a statistic module, it was either that or take a mechanics module and then I was advised to take Physics :eek:. I was told they were both seen as the same, especially as I don't care about plants and have a flair for "human" biology.
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    (Original post by Holz888)
    You'd have to be careful where you apply. Some (eg cambridge) want three sciences. Maths counts as a science, but not sure if stats does, so make sure you check that. Apart from that, they're fine.




    I have never ever heard this. Where did you hear it from? When I was considering taking human biology, all of the unis I contacted had no problem whatsoever. In fact, a lot of medical schools don't require you to take any biology at all at A level (a few require AS)
    Biology isnt needed no, because they teach it u for the next five years. Chemistry and maths is what matters. Human biology, the unis i spoke to says they dont consider it as a science when u apply, so im saying if its ur third science ask the uni before u apply


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    (Original post by SamSnow009)
    Maths with a statistic module, it was either that or take a mechanics module and then I was advised to take Physics :eek:. I was told they were both seen as the same, especially as I don't care about plants and have a flair for "human" biology.
    Ah that's absolutely fine then Yes, I have heard that they are exactly the same too.

    (Original post by radiopred)
    Biology isnt needed no, because they teach it u for the next five years. Chemistry and maths is what matters. Human biology, the unis i spoke to says they dont consider it as a science when u apply, so im saying if its ur third science ask the uni before u apply


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    When I was doing my research before applying, human biology always counted as a science. In fact, I didn't see one university that required biology and would not accept human biology as an alternative. They only said that they would not accept biology along with human biology.
 
 
 
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