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    Hello,

    I hope to achieve:
    A* -Chemistry
    A* - Physics
    A - Biology
    A- Maths
    A* English Lit
    A - Lang

    Can I still do medicine, for a university like Birmingham?
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    (Original post by Oblivion99)
    Hello,

    I hope to achieve:
    A* -Chemistry
    A* - Physics
    A - Biology
    A- Maths
    A* English Lit
    A - Lang

    Can I still do medicine, for a university like Birmingham?
    Hello!

    There are a breadth of factors to consider when applying for med school with GCSEs being one of them so no one can 100% say if you would get in. The UKCAT/ BMAT/ Personal statement and A levels will also be factors to determine if you get in.

    However, if we exclude all other factors then your GCSEs are good just perhaps not for a GCSE heavy university such as Birmingham. Their admissions process favours those with a higher number of A*s such as 8A*+ and you wouldn't meet the requirement. But, you should meet the minimum entry requirements for universities that do not place a heavy emphasis on it (some require A/ A*s in the sciences, English and maths which you've got) or discard it once you've met the minimum such as Keele.

    When the time comes you'll have a better idea of your strengths in your application and which schools would favour your application.

    Kind Regards,

    Mel
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    You would be able to medicine, I'm not sure the standards of birmingham but you would be able to somewhere for sure. I want to do medicine too, I am targeted 8A* and 4A's- but I do feel like I might have some Bs in my gcse's from how some of them went. fingers crossed
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    (Original post by jazz_xox_)
    You would be able to medicine, I'm not sure the standards of birmingham but you would be able to somewhere for sure. I want to do medicine too, I am targeted 8A* and 4A's- but I do feel like I might have some Bs in my gcse's from how some of them went. fingers crossed
    I really want to go Birmingham Uni, but I've flopped Maths, Bio & Eng Lang
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    (Original post by Oblivion99)
    I really want to go Birmingham Uni, but I've flopped Maths, Bio & Eng Lang
    It's a hard truth that some people may have to "sacrifice" the university they want for the course (medicine) they want just because it wouldn't make sense strategically to apply for a school where they may get an instant rejection.

    But, the great thing about medicine is you should have a great time wherever you end up going. You'll end up with the same degree and should be a caring and competent doctor regardless.

    Good luck on results!

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    Would these be good enough for dentistry at somewhere like manchester or kings?
    Maths-A*
    Biology-A*
    Chemistry-A*
    Physics-A*
    Business-A*
    Computing-A*
    History-B
    English lang-B
    English Lit-B
    Spanish-C
    RE-A
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    (Original post by NextGenRemix)
    Would these be good enough for dentistry at somewhere like manchester or kings?
    Maths-A*
    Biology-A*
    Chemistry-A*
    Physics-A*
    Business-A*
    Computing-A*
    History-B
    English lang-B
    English Lit-B
    Spanish-C
    RE-A
    Er, hell yes. My cousin got lower than you and is doing Dentistry there.
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    (Original post by WAMSocSOTON)
    It's a hard truth that some people may have to "sacrifice" the university they want for the course (medicine) they want just because it wouldn't make sense strategically to apply for a school where they may get an instant rejection.

    But, the great thing about medicine is you should have a great time wherever you end up going. You'll end up with the same degree and should be a caring and competent doctor regardless.

    Good luck on results!

    Mel
    WAMSoc
    Hello,

    Thank you for the response. It means a lot to me!
 
 
 
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