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    So my situation is i did terrible in my AS Levels and got b,c,d,u in english psychology biology and chemistry in that order due to illness in my first year of sixth form i was constantly in and out hospital
    I really want to study biomedical science and pursue a career as a biomedical scientist but the only degree course i was accepted on was at QMUL with a foundation year and i need 70% or more in every module in my foundation year to progress on to biomed.
    However after overcoming my illness I have improved greatly at sixth form and now I'm on target for ABB in english psych and bio and a b/c in As chemistry.
    My question is do i do a third year at college and get a full A2 in chemistry and maybe resit a few extra modules in bio and psych or do i do the foundation year which would be brilliant but an extra 9k and the really high 70% pass score to progress worry me
    need help :mad:
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    You really need to look at the foundation degree to see if you can discount this from any of the years of your degree. As the first year of a BSc is effectively catchup and revision on A-levels anyway you may not be required to do the first year, which financially will work out.

    otherwise you may as well retake a year of your college and get decent A-levels to help you on your way.

    if you wish to become a biomedical scientist then I can not recommend enough that you check that the BSc that you are to undertake is recognised by the IBMS (you can discover this at their website: IBMS.org.uk) and if at all possible undertake a degree that offers a gap year with one years lab experience included. Whilst it may cost you an extra year the experience gained will be invaluable when you decide to look for a trainee position as the competition from BMS graduates is huge at the moment.

    all the best in your studies.
 
 
 
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