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I'm currently choosing my alevels, I have applied to two colleges this evening and I am waiting for an interview.

It has always been a dream and ambition of mine to study medicine and I am planning on taking Biology, Chemistry and another subject (probably history or geography) along with the EPQ. If i was to get three As/A*s and a good grade in my EPQ, as well as gaining relevant work experience/voluntary work, will these a levels allow me to get into medicine?

Any advice/input is appreciated, thank you
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I'm currently choosing my alevels, I have applied to two colleges this evening and I am waiting for an interview.

It has always been a dream and ambition of mine to study medicine and I am planning on taking Biology, Chemistry and another subject (probably history or geography) along with the EPQ. If i was to get three As/A*s and a good grade in my EPQ, as well as gaining relevant work experience/voluntary work, will these a levels allow me to get into medicine?

Any advice/input is appreciated, thank you
You need to do four AS levels. Your current choices are fine, just add another one which ou think you'll enjoy and do well in.
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I've got some friends going for medicine. Chemistry and biology are usually required for all medicine courses. If you are still wondering about a third subject, I would recommend maths, but it is not a requirement so you can probably get away with history or geography (check at different universities for the exact entry requirements). It probably looks better to have a third science/maths subject, because it is a very competitive course to get into.
You will also probably be asked to do the BMAT and/or the UKCAT.

Hope this helps.
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I'm currently choosing my alevels, I have applied to two colleges this evening and I am waiting for an interview.

It has always been a dream and ambition of mine to study medicine and I am planning on taking Biology, Chemistry and another subject (probably history or geography) along with the EPQ. If i was to get three As/A*s and a good grade in my EPQ, as well as gaining relevant work experience/voluntary work, will these a levels allow me to get into medicine?

Any advice/input is appreciated, thank you
Are you choosing As subjects or A2? If you haven't done your As levels yet you will need to choose four As subjects. You definitely need Biology and Chemistry but the other two can be anything except critical thinking or general studies. Some universities may require three sciences so check the entry requirements on their websites. A typical offer for medicine in terms of grades would be AAA and at least a B in a fourth As subject.
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I've got some friends going for medicine. Chemistry and biology are usually required for all medicine courses. If you are still wondering about a third subject, I would recommend maths, but it is not a requirement so you can probably get away with history or geography (check at different universities for the exact entry requirements). It probably looks better to have a third science/maths subject, because it is a very competitive course to get into.
You will also probably be asked to do the BMAT and/or the UKCAT.

Hope this helps.
Nah it doesn't, but you get a B- for effort and realising it's not a requirement.
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Nah it doesn't, but you get a B- for effort and realising it's not a requirement.
Pretentious. :rolleyes:
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Pretentious. :rolleyes:
Thank you for the feedback, Mr non-obvious dupe.
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Nah it doesn't, but you get a B- for effort and realising it's not a requirement.
Ah well.
B- for looking up the subject requirements for medicine before posting!
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