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    I'm currently in year 13 and would have liked to apply to a medicine course in September of 2017 however there is an exam, the UKMAT, which I didn't know about that must be carried out on the summer prior to applying (Summer of 2016).

    Now that the registration for the UKMAT has closed I can't apply to any a100, a104 or a108 courses and was wondering if anybody knew of any course at uni that eventually could lead to a job as a doctor.

    I've been looking at the UCAS website with it's search tool but can't find any specific course that could let you join a medicine course with it's qualification.

    Any and all help is appreciated, thank you.

    Edit - I've just looked at a course called Biomedical Science (B990) and apparently there's some sort of path there, further information on it would also be helpful.
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    Medicine is the only course that will lead to you becoming a doctor. There is also Medicine with a foundation year (for people who don't have the right A-level combination for Medicine A100) and graduate-entry programmes (slightly shorter courses for people who already have degrees).*

    All Biomedical Science would enable you to do would be to apply for one of those graduate-entry degrees. However, there aren't that many places on those courses and they're extremely competitive, so it doesn't make a huge amount of sense to do BMS with a view to applying for GEM further down the line.

    If I were you, and if I was determined to study Medicine, I'd take a gap year and reapply for the next cycle (2018 entry).*
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    You could apply to Bristol as it doesn't use UKCAT. You could also apply to BMAT unis as then you could have a chance. Otherwise you would have to take a gap year and reapply
 
 
 
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