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Can I get into a good medical school without A-Level Maths? watch

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    Hello, I'm currently in year 11 and my aspiration is to become a General Practioner! So I've been looking at really good universities to hopefully apply for such as Imperial, UCL and KCL. Also, my A-Level choices are Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Psychology. Although, i understand medical schools are quite competitive, especially the ones i want to go to D: Therefore, i'm quite worried that my chances would be hindered if i don't study Mathematics at A-Level.
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    That is fine for pretty much all medical schools. As far as I know, Oxbridge prefer it if you have 3 sciences for A2, so if you dropped physics after AS, then you may be at a slight disadvantage. Otherwise, you are absolutely fine!
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    Maths A level is by no means necessary for medicine. Chemistry is the only essential A level and you're severely limiting your options if you don't take Biology (Why wouldn't you take it if you want to do medicine), Physics is good to have as a third science. Your A level choices are great! You'd also look more favourable at UCL as they prefer a 4th subject which isn't a Science, I'm not sure whether Psychology fits that bill but it might!
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    Maths is not necessary! Most med schools like you to have at least Chemistry and Biology but there is absolutely no specification for Maths!
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    Like the above person said, there is absolutely no specification for maths so you will certainly not be disadvantaged!
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    (Original post by CiCi18)
    Hello, I'm currently in year 11 and my aspiration is to become a General Practioner! So I've been looking at really good universities to hopefully apply for such as Imperial, UCL and KCL. Also, my A-Level choices are Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Psychology. Although, i understand medical schools are quite competitive, especially the ones i want to go to D: Therefore, i'm quite worried that my chances would be hindered if i don't study Mathematics at A-Level.
    There's no such thing as a bad medical school. :lol: Never forget that.

    Cambridge is the only university which asks for three sciences at A-level; every other medical school in the UK would be satisfied with chemistry, biology and one other academic subject. This 'I need maths to become a doctor' myth is surprisingly ubiquitous and I can't, for the life of me, work out how or why it got disseminated...
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    Phew, I feel so relieved now ! A big thanks to everyone for the awesome replies, much appreciated
 
 
 
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