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    Basically I don't take chemistry at A2 or AS and would like to do medicine. I was thinking about completing this year then taking a year out to study chemistry then apply for medicine. Ive asked a few unis if the would accept this and only one got back saying they ask for the a-levels being done over 2 years. I was wondering if anyone has done this or knows of any ui that would allow this.

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    As far as I known most medical schools want you to do A levels within 2 years
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    (Original post by dont)
    Basically I don't take chemistry at A2 or AS and would like to do medicine. I was thinking about completing this year then taking a year out to study chemistry then apply for medicine. Ive asked a few unis if the would accept this and only one got back saying they ask for the a-levels being done over 2 years. I was wondering if anyone has done this or knows of any ui that would allow this.

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    Look into foundation courses- depending on your circumstances you may be able to get in to a foundation year leading straight into the normal course.


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    (Original post by dont)
    Basically I don't take chemistry at A2 or AS and would like to do medicine. I was thinking about completing this year then taking a year out to study chemistry then apply for medicine. Ive asked a few unis if the would accept this and only one got back saying they ask for the a-levels being done over 2 years. I was wondering if anyone has done this or knows of any ui that would allow this.

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    Also I think uea is the only med school which doesn't require chemistry a level. Worth looking into.


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    I got offers from Kings and Barts this year and I studied AS Chemistry at night classes as I did a humanities degree....haven't got the full A Level. Not sure if it's the same for 2016 entry but worth checking the websites. Good luck!


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    (Original post by dont)
    Basically I don't take chemistry at A2 or AS and would like to do medicine. I was thinking about completing this year then taking a year out to study chemistry then apply for medicine. Ive asked a few unis if the would accept this and only one got back saying they ask for the a-levels being done over 2 years. I was wondering if anyone has done this or knows of any ui that would allow this.

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    Just take it at AS then you'd be covering the entry requirement that either Chem or Bio is taken to AS level. A lot of universities would consider your application then. If you haven't begun your AS yet then I'd take Chem to A2.

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    (Original post by dont)
    Basically I don't take chemistry at A2 or AS and would like to do medicine. I was thinking about completing this year then taking a year out to study chemistry then apply for medicine. Ive asked a few unis if the would accept this and only one got back saying they ask for the a-levels being done over 2 years. I was wondering if anyone has done this or knows of any ui that would allow this.

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    This is a link to Med Schools A level requirements, showing which require Chemistry at A2, AS or not at all:
    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/cont...el-requirement
    You could sit Chemistry in your year out and that would still count as having completed A levels within 2 years, as long as you meet the required minimum 3 As at A2 out of those you are sitting this time round, as most Med Schools insist their 3 As are achieved at one sitting (and you could then add the required Chemistry later, each A level having only taken 2 years). I would clarify this exact situation with any Med Schools you are interested in, but my understanding is that this would be acceptable to them.
 
 
 

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