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    I am thinking of taking biology, sociology, psychology and English literature for A levels, I cannot do chemistry as I did not meet the entry requirements for it. I cannot see myself being able to do medicine without chemistry unless I do a biomedical sciences degree, (however most uni's still ask for chemistry for this course), I am really stuck in terms of finding the best route for myself into medicine or even a medicine-related career.
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    (Original post by alicepalacexx)
    I am thinking of taking biology, sociology, psychology and English literature for A levels, I cannot do chemistry as I did not meet the entry requirements for it. I cannot see myself being able to do medicine without chemistry unless I do a biomedical sciences degree, (however most uni's still ask for chemistry for this course), I am really stuck in terms of finding the best route for myself into medicine or even a medicine-related career.
    Could you do chemistry as a private candidate? or find a school/college that will allow you to do it? Medicine isnt my area of expertise but as far as i know there's no way round not having chemistry unless you do a foundation course.
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    (Original post by alicepalacexx)
    I am thinking of taking biology, sociology, psychology and English literature for A levels, I cannot do chemistry as I did not meet the entry requirements for it. I cannot see myself being able to do medicine without chemistry unless I do a biomedical sciences degree, (however most uni's still ask for chemistry for this course), I am really stuck in terms of finding the best route for myself into medicine or even a medicine-related career.
    If I remember correctly, then UEA, Newcastle and Durham do not require Chemistry at A level for medicine, though I may be out of date with this, so do check their websites. Otherwise, sitting it as an external student would seem the only option
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    You can try researching graduate entry medicine. Some unis don't require you have a Bachelor's degree in a science subject (though you have to pass the UKCAT or BMAT).


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    (Original post by alicepalacexx)
    I am thinking of taking biology, sociology, psychology and English literature for A levels, I cannot do chemistry as I did not meet the entry requirements for it. I cannot see myself being able to do medicine without chemistry unless I do a biomedical sciences degree, (however most uni's still ask for chemistry for this course), I am really stuck in terms of finding the best route for myself into medicine or even a medicine-related career.
    See if you can do it an online college like National Extension College although you will need to pay for that and pay to arrange the exams yourself as a private candidate. The Khan Academy is also really good for understanding the concepts
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    (Original post by alicepalacexx)
    I am thinking of taking biology, sociology, psychology and English literature for A levels, I cannot do chemistry as I did not meet the entry requirements for it. I cannot see myself being able to do medicine without chemistry unless I do a biomedical sciences degree, (however most uni's still ask for chemistry for this course), I am really stuck in terms of finding the best route for myself into medicine or even a medicine-related career.
    HI,

    I didn't meet the expected grade for Maths A-level, but I am taking it privately...
    you can be entered privately into the chemistry exams by London Brookes College,!
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    (Original post by alicepalacexx)
    I am thinking of taking biology, sociology, psychology and English literature for A levels, I cannot do chemistry as I did not meet the entry requirements for it. I cannot see myself being able to do medicine without chemistry unless I do a biomedical sciences degree, (however most uni's still ask for chemistry for this course), I am really stuck in terms of finding the best route for myself into medicine or even a medicine-related career.
    apply through a foundation medicine degree. the fact you havent taken chem makes you elligible for it
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    You need to do Chem.. There is a lot of Chem in a medical degree and you'll struggle and most probably will not be offered a place. If not, considering nursing and go another vocational route but you cannot do biochem without chemistry. It's important. It describes how life works on a chemical level and anything relating to medicine relates to chemistry. I'm sorry. It's the way it is
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    (Original post by alicepalacexx)
    I am thinking of taking biology, sociology, psychology and English literature for A levels, I cannot do chemistry as I did not meet the entry requirements for it. I cannot see myself being able to do medicine without chemistry unless I do a biomedical sciences degree, (however most uni's still ask for chemistry for this course), I am really stuck in terms of finding the best route for myself into medicine or even a medicine-related career.
    Newcastle have a post-grad medicine degree. Do any other degree then apply for this as i think you don't need level them then
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    Thank you to all of you! I am now planning to either do a foundation year or enter chem as a private candidate! I appreciate all of your replies and honest advice x
 
 
 
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