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    6A*s 4As at GCSE
    Aiming A*A*A at a level
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    Lots of advice about apply for Medicine - including individual Med School entry requirements - here : http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/wiki/Medicine
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    doesn't really seem to be a problem i think all unis will accept
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    Is Cardiff as GCSE heavy as Oxford or Birmingham
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    (Original post by chelseafc141)
    Is Cardiff as GCSE heavy as Oxford or Birmingham
    Its impossible to say without your UKCAT. If you get a high UKCAT then GCSE grades are irrelevant as long as you have mostly As and a few Bs.

    Btw the Cardiff need around 8A*s at GCSE, Oxford around 9/10 and Bham take into account the UKCAT as well so you could have a shot there.
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    (Original post by HopelessMedic)
    Its impossible to say without your UKCAT. If you get a high UKCAT then GCSE grades are irrelevant as long as you have mostly As and a few Bs.

    Btw the Cardiff need around 8A*s at GCSE, Oxford around 9/10 and Bham take into account the UKCAT as well so you could have a shot there.
    I thought Birmingham do gamsat?
    Anyone sat it or know what it's like
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    If your GCSEs aren't quite up to the mark, remember you can usually retake Maths and/or English GCSE this year if you need to - ask your school..
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    (Original post by chelseafc141)
    I thought Birmingham do gamsat?
    Anyone sat it or know what it's like
    GAMSAT? That's for graduate entry.

    Focus on your AS's for now and worry about medicine a but later. Oh and get some work experience sorted now, it'll save you stress later
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    Top Uni's don't exist in Medicine. You will become a doctor from wherever.

    You will need to avoid places like Oxford, however, that like seeing lots of A*s at GCSE.
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    (Original post by returnmigrant)
    If your GCSEs aren't quite up to the mark, remember you can usually retake Maths and/or English GCSE this year if you need to - ask your school..
    I can't retake English language
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    (Original post by chelseafc141)
    I can't retake English language
    What did you get in it?
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    (Original post by jneill)
    What did you get in it?
    I got an A. But the school said I can't retake it
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    (Original post by chelseafc141)
    I got an A. But the school said I can't retake it
    So exclude universities that require an A*.
    i.e. just Birmingham according to this
    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/cont...e-requirements

    Although I think Bristol also requires an A*
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    (Original post by jneill)

    Although I think Bristol also requires an A*

    No it doesn't.

    "Minimum five GCSEs at grade A to include Mathematics, English Language and two science subjects."
    http://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/under...e/mb-medicine/
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    (Original post by returnmigrant)
    No it doesn't.

    "Minimum five GCSEs at grade A to include Mathematics, English Language and two science subjects."
    http://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/under...e/mb-medicine/
    And Profile A for English Language. =A* at GCSE or various equivalents.

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    (Original post by jneill)
    And Profile A for English Language. =A* at GCSE or various equivalents.
    If you are a non-English speaker, plan to take IELTS - and just add this as 'pending' on your UCAS application.

    If you are from an English speaking country then Profile A doesnt apply. You just need the standard GCSE requirement.
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    (Original post by returnmigrant)
    If you are a non-English speaker, plan to take IELTS - and just add this as 'pending' on your UCAS application.

    If you are from an English speaking country then Profile A doesnt apply. You just need the standard GCSE requirement.
    Ok. Where does it say that?

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    (Original post by jneill)
    Ok. Where does it say that?
    You don't need to pass a specific Eng Lang requirement if you are a native English speaker - only the GCSE requirement.
    This is the same for ALL unis.
 
 
 
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