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    If i don't get my grades at A2, should I look at medical schools outside the UK e.g. Budapest, Prague, Latvia etc, although I'm not that keen on Eastern European medical schools. Wouldn't mind Central European med schools.

    I hear many of them are GMC approved but will I need to take the PLAB when returning to UK. Also consider that Brexit means international student fees so more expensive.

    I'm taking a gap year anyway btw
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    Is it really worth doing Medicine abroad?
    This question is a little broad. Several other factors determine the answer
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    Nah you miss out on the uni experience imo
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    Depends? If you really want to do medicine and have exhausted every option such as access courses and gem then maybe?
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    (Original post by bulkybros100)
    If i don't get my grades at A2, should I look at medical schools outside the UK e.g. Budapest, Prague, Latvia etc, although I'm not that keen on Eastern European medical schools. Wouldn't mind Central European med schools.

    I hear many of them are GMC approved but will I need to take the PLAB when returning to UK. Also consider that Brexit means international student fees so more expensive.

    I'm taking a gap year anyway btw
    If your 100% are determined to study medicine and have ruled out graduate entry into the UK then this may be a good option. entry requirements are lower and a lot of the courses are GMC approved as well as taught in english.

    The barriers you may face will include the local language, it may feel very isolating to be in a foreign country studying medicine, you wont get to experience the logistics of the NHS till F1.

    I have also heard that some european medical schools have low entry requirements, but only a certain % of pupils actually make it to clinical years because they are so struct with their pass marks and if your not in the top half of the year you cannot continue. Not sure where this applies to but I have heard this when europe was brought up at school by my tutor for people who were interested.
 
 
 
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