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    Hey Guys,
    I have a few questions regarding my options and the application process.

    So just an overview:

    As-Levels 2011 - CDDE
    Now studying:
    CertHE (Open) with the open university
    A-Level Maths
    As-Level Biology

    I am interested in applying for 2014 for entry on a clinical/biomed foundation degree or BSc with a Foundation year.

    Firstly I would like to know if this is the best I can do. I initially wanted to study medicine, I understand that this is very far away now, so just trying to get the best I can.

    Secondly, is my CertHE "Too High" for entry to a foundation degree?
    I know its not great, but I don't want to apply for a foundation course for them to say that I am applying for study lower than my current highest qualification level.

    Thirdly, is there an option on the UCAS form for CertHE qualifications?
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    A CertHE is technically equivalent to the first year of a degree, so yes you might be applying for study lower than your current qualification. It does depend on the subject, but doing a foundation course is probably unnecessary.

    And all qualifications can (and must) be put in your UCAS form.
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    Excellent thankyou.

    Where a university specifies entry requirements such as BB for example, I Will have something silly like Bbcdde lets say, PLUS my CertHE in Science from the OU. Will the suffice?
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    (Original post by rhysowen)
    Excellent thankyou.

    Where a university specifies entry requirements such as BB for example, I Will have something silly like Bbcdde lets say, PLUS my CertHE in Science from the OU. Will the suffice?
    You would need to ask the uni, but some will accept you. You just need to do the best you can with your OU work to show that your previous grades aren't representative of your current work.
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    Cheers Juno,

    Think I'm going to go for a Merit in the CertHE, And at least pass the A level and As-Level's I'm doing..
    Go for 2014 entry into something like clinical science, will have to speak to a few uni's regarding my quals.

    Cheers

    Rhys
 
 
 
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