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    Hi ladies and gents,

    Been pondering doing this degree for some time now; just wanted to see if I can get some clarification on things.

    Previous experiences prevented me from getting the grades I wanted.
    I'm a medic in the air force who would like to train as a doctor.
    Currently 24 years old.

    With the medical degree, can you do the course module by module?
    In other words; does the degree have to be done full time?
    Can you get onto a course with previous experience in emergency care?

    Appreciate your comments.

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    (Original post by carlspiller3)
    Hi ladies and gents,

    Been pondering doing this degree for some time now; just wanted to see if I can get some clarification on things.

    Previous experiences prevented me from getting the grades I wanted.
    I'm a medic in the air force who would like to train as a doctor.
    Currently 24 years old.

    With the medical degree, can you do the course module by module?
    In other words; does the degree have to be done full time?
    Can you get onto a course with previous experience in emergency care?

    Appreciate your comments.

    Carl Spiller
    Pretty sure that medicine in the UK is only full time? not sure about anywhere else
    Do you mean like JUST emergency care experience?
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    I've not heard of a part time medicine degree, the course is very intense and even doing it full time, it still requires tons of self study.

    You could apply as a mature student but you'd still need the relevant grades to get in, in your case an Access course might be the best way (what I've just done)
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    Thank you for getting back to me; sounds like that's my only option.
    How long are the access courses, a year?
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    Indeed, 1 year. Not all medical schools accept them though so you should do a little research beforehand to make sure they are suitable location wise etc.

    I know of a guy who was also a medic, but in the army, he did an access course and is now at Brighton medical school.
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    Ok I shall do some research on it.

    Did he come out of the army to do the access course?
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    Ok I shall do some research on it.

    Did he come out of the army to do the access course?
    I believe so. He came to give us a talk on our access course about the application process etc, was in his first year at Brighton at the time
 
 
 
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