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    Hi, i really want to do dentistry or biomedical sciences, but i heard that some universities do not accept the fact that i have resat my whole AS year, (therefore meaning that i will complete my a levels in a 3 year period not the usual two).

    However...in my ucas application, how will they know if i have done 3 years? Do i have to mention it? What if i don't mention it?

    Thanks guys.
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    (Original post by Dumbledore'sArmy)
    Hi, i really want to do dentistry or biomedical sciences, but i heard that some universities do not accept the fact that i have resat my whole AS year, (therefore meaning that i will complete my a levels in a 3 year period not the usual two).

    However...in my ucas application, how will they know if i have done 3 years? Do i have to mention it? What if i don't mention it?

    Thanks guys.
    You have to declare all of your certified qualifications. That means your first attempts at AS will be listed alongside your second attempts and your predicted A level grades.

    Plus you have to list GCSEs and so it will be clear that there is a 3 year gap between completing GCSEs and getting your A levels.

    It's unlikely to matter for biomed and depending on the reason for restarting Yr12 (eg if you changed subjects or had exceptional circumstances requiring a repeat year) then it might not matter for Dentistry. You'd be best off contacting all of the dentistry schools in the UK (there's only a handful of them) to double check their policy and whether they'll accept an application from someone in your situation.

    Don't be tempted to lie or withhold information - I've known people kicked out of medical degrees for withholding information on their initial application, lying is considered to be a fitness to practice issue by many health professions and could have far more serious consequences than being up front about your background.
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    (Original post by PQ)
    You have to declare all of your certified qualifications. That means your first attempts at AS will be listed alongside your second attempts and your predicted A level grades.

    Plus you have to list GCSEs and so it will be clear that there is a 3 year gap between completing GCSEs and getting your A levels.

    It's unlikely to matter for biomed and depending on the reason for restarting Yr12 (eg if you changed subjects or had exceptional circumstances requiring a repeat year) then it might not matter for Dentistry. You'd be best off contacting all of the dentistry schools in the UK (there's only a handful of them) to double check their policy and whether they'll accept an application from someone in your situation.

    Don't be tempted to lie or withhold information - I've known people kicked out of medical degrees for withholding information on their initial application, lying is considered to be a fitness to practice issue by many health professions and could have far more serious consequences than being up front about your background.
    Thanks for your reply
 
 
 
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