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    (Original post by OmarAl)
    A - Maths, Physics, Chemistry, History, RE
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    probably not
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    Im no expert on the matter, but from what i've generally seen most medicine students have a large proportion of a*s at gcse. If you could do very well at a-level then it may be fine, but I do have to admit those results seem a lacking :/
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    (Original post by OmarAl)
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    Most likely not. Unless you have a perfect UKCAT and A-Levels.
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    oh well thanks anyway guys
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    It's definitely possible, since the application process can be a lot more than just your GCSEs, but it will be difficult. Your Bs in English language and biology will very much limit where you can apply, but, if you do well in your a levels, achieving top predictions and if you do well in the UKCAT and BMAT, it is still possible.
    You can do it, but it will require you to put in a lot more work than you did for your GCSEs.
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    maybe yes universitys like Cardiff cambridge ect no, but some uni's like Exeter and Newcastle yes if you resign yourself to working hard from the first day and getting your predicted grades up to AAA (which all med schools ask for). other options are medicine with a foundation year which is a six year course some of the requiments are being first generation to uni, free school meals and low school/personal achievments,the a levels needed are about BBC.however if you're really stuck and really want to do medicine then you may want to go the graduate route doing a course in science before going into medical school .finally watch the B in english lang, Bristol hadly look at gcses but it does require an A in english language so that'll be a pain in the butt (I should know im in the same situation with the english lang B)
    best luck
 
 
 
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