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    Hiya, I'm in year 10 and I want to go into medicine. Are there any ways I can have a good chance of getting on a medicine course?
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    Medicine usually requires at least 10 A*-C at GCSE. If you want to go into Oxbridge or another highly ranked university (however it's not required) I recommend getting 10 A*-A. For medicine, it usually requires 2 science subjects at A level, the recommended subjects are usually chemistry and biology/mathematics. It's also not necessary to study further mathematics at A level because universities do not accept mathematics with further mathematics.

    You've also got to remember that there is a ton of competition for medicine and if you don't have high grades in GCSE or A level than chances of doing a degree in medicine is very slim. However, it has been said that a successful interview may pull you into a place for medicine even if you do not meet the grade requirements. I suggest getting started with your charisma.
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    (Original post by rosieme)
    Hiya, I'm in year 10 and I want to go into medicine. Are there any ways I can have a good chance of getting on a medicine course?
    Get great GCSE, especially in English, maths and sciences (at least double and ideally triple) and a handful of other subjects.
    Get excellent A levels in Biology, Chemistry and another academic subject.
    Get as much related work experience and voluntary work as you can that demonstrate your interest in medicine and your ability to work with and empathise with people.
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    (Original post by KingAuthor)
    Medicine usually requires at least 10 A*-C at GCSE. If you want to go into Oxbridge or another highly ranked university (however it's not required) I recommend getting 10 A*-A. For medicine, it usually requires 2 science subjects at A level, the recommended subjects are usually chemistry and biology/mathematics. It's also not necessary to study further mathematics at A level because universities do not accept mathematics with further mathematics.

    You've also got to remember that there is a ton of competition for medicine and if you don't have high grades in GCSE or A level than chances of doing a degree in medicine is very slim. However, it has been said that a successful interview may pull you into a place for medicine even if you do not meet the grade requirements. I suggest getting started with your charisma.
    Thank you! I wouldn't aim for oxbridge but I will work really hard on my GCSEs for sure!
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    Yes.
    Thanks so much for your help :heart::heart::heart::heart::heart::heart::heart::heart::heart::heart::heart::heart:
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    (Original post by gdunne42)
    Get great GCSE, especially in English, maths and sciences (at least double and ideally triple) and a handful of other subjects.
    Get excellent A levels in Biology, Chemistry and another academic subject.
    Get as much related work experience and voluntary work as you can that demonstrate your interest in medicine and your ability to work with and empathise with people.
    Thanks. Going to work really hard this year! I'm in triple science so I hopefully will do wellish in my exams. Work experience is a good point. I'm volunteering in a hospital daycare at the moment.
 
 
 

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