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    So I want to study medicine but at the same time I love music and need a good medicine uni that has facilities for music for example , clubs and lessons or ways to improve singing. But the websites do not give any information about this and I need a short list of uni that do that so I can visit them on open days and decide what uni I want to go to. So please help.
    FYI: i don't think i will get into the best universities as I didn't do amazing compared to other students that want to do medicine but I got 3A* 6A and 4B in GCSEs and will properly get AAB in a levels. But I have a very good personal statement so maybe that will help.
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    So I want to study medicine but at the same time I love music and need a good medicine uni that has facilities for music for example , clubs and lessons or ways to improve singing. But the websites do not give any information about this and I need a short list of uni that do that so I can visit them on open days and decide what uni I want to go to. So please help.
    FYI: i don't think i will get into the best universities as I didn't do amazing compared to other students that want to do medicine but I got 3A* 6A and 4B in GCSEs and will properly get AAB in a levels. But I have a very good personal statement so maybe that will help.
    First and foremost, from what I understand, medicine is so competitive that it's not really a 'pick and choose' type of course - you should apply to the medical schools where you have the best chance of being accepted. Secondly, there are no 'best' universities for medicine. Thirdly, the only medical school that will consider you with an AAB prediction for A Level is, as far as I am aware, Hull York. All other medical schools require AAA.
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    The thing about medicine is that you'll probably need to sacrifice choice of where you go for the chance to get a place at a medical school, it is far too competitive to pick and choose unless you have a very strong academic profile and personal statement. Most medics will consider themselves lucky to get one offer let alone 2. Your GCSE's are enough for the majority of medical schools, careers advisers and teachers often overstate how the academic difficulty in terms of getting in, in reality you can get in with much lower GCSE's than yours. You will need AAA predictions for a levels to be considered and in a couple of cases if you take 4 A levels you may need AAAC.
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    First and foremost, get your predicted A-Levels. There are no universities in the country that will take less than AAA (or A*AB at Keele).

    It might sound harsh, but without AAA predictions, there isn't much use in getting hung up over medical school facilities as you won't meet the minimum academic criteria.
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    (Original post by studentneedshelp)
    So I want to study medicine but at the same time I love music and need a good medicine uni that has facilities for music for example , clubs and lessons or ways to improve singing. But the websites do not give any information about this and I need a short list of uni that do that so I can visit them on open days and decide what uni I want to go to. So please help.
    FYI: i don't think i will get into the best universities as I didn't do amazing compared to other students that want to do medicine but I got 3A* 6A and 4B in GCSEs and will properly get AAB in a levels. But I have a very good personal statement so maybe that will help.
    Ok, I agree to an extent with what has been said so far-it sounds harsh but medicine us very competitive.

    However, if you work very hard and improve your grades and are lucky to get an offer from a top medical school , imperial would be a very brilliant choice for music. The royal Albert hall and royal college of music are next door to it and it has lots of music societies. In addition, they have full range of facilities for music-ensemble rooms, several grand pianos. Their music centre is called the blyth centre for music and visual art, I think they should have some online info and maybe pictures-www3.imperial.ac.uk/arts/blythcentre


    Good luck!


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    I'm not going to go into it too much, but medical applicants aren't usually lucky enough to be able to decide where they want to go. After only meeting the requirements for X medical schools and then only getting Y offers if you have that luxury you will be very lucky.

    Having said that, I assume you'll want to be joining music or singing societies and that's what you're looking for? If so you need to be looking for the main univeristy website or website for the students union usually. For example the society list at Cardiff can be found here:
    http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/for/prospec...ties/list.html
    or here:
    http://groups.cardiffstudents.com/club_signup
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    (Original post by studentneedshelp)
    So I want to study medicine but at the same time I love music and need a good medicine uni that has facilities for music for example , clubs and lessons or ways to improve singing. But the websites do not give any information about this and I need a short list of uni that do that so I can visit them on open days and decide what uni I want to go to. So please help.
    FYI: i don't think i will get into the best universities as I didn't do amazing compared to other students that want to do medicine but I got 3A* 6A and 4B in GCSEs and will properly get AAB in a levels. But I have a very good personal statement so maybe that will help.
    Fairly sure that all universities have strong music ensembles etc. even when music is not a subject available there (e.g. Imperial). As others have said, I would first and foremost apply to your strengths. Check the websites of universities that you're interest in, they will have information about the provision of extra-curricular music.
 
 
 
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