Is doing post graduate medicine easier than undergraduate?

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    I am thinking of doing biomedical then graduate entry.
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    Postgrad is even more competitive to get into than undergrad if that's what you're asking.
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    (Original post by studentshavefun)
    I am thinking of doing biomedical then post graduate.
    1. Its not post graduate. It is graduate entry.
    2. graduate entry is more competitive and its a long and expensive route to aim for.
    3. the 4 year courses condense the pre clinical portion in to anywhere from 10 to 18 months. Its a very hard slog for those months. Its doable. But certainly not easy.
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    (Original post by ForestCat)
    1. Its not post graduate. It is graduate entry.
    2. graduate entry is more competitive and its a long and expensive route to aim for.
    3. the 4 year courses condense the pre clinical portion in to anywhere from 10 to 18 months. Its a very hard slog for those months. Its doable. But certainly not easy.
    But surely it is harder to get AAA in a levels? You only need to get a 2:2 for Nottingham or 2:1 for most uni's.

    And you will have more knowledge into the medical area through doing biomed.
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    (Original post by studentshavefun)
    But surely it is harder to get AAA in a levels? You only need to get a 2:2 for Nottingham or 2:1 for most uni's.

    And you will have more knowledge into the medical area through doing biomed.
    Realistically you need a 2:1. A 2:2 makes life harder and less universities are accepting it now.

    It is far easier to get AAA and apply as an undergraduate. More places are open to you and it will save you a lot of money in the long run.
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    (Original post by studentshavefun)
    But surely it is harder to get AAA in a levels? You only need to get a 2:2 for Nottingham or 2:1 for most uni's.

    And you will have more knowledge into the medical area through doing biomed.
    Getting a competitive GAMSAT score is arguably more difficult than getting AAA at A-level.
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    (Original post by AllegedLegends)
    Getting a competitive GAMSAT score is arguably more difficult than getting AAA at A-level.
    How competitive is graduate entry dentistry?
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    (Original post by studentshavefun)
    But surely it is harder to get AAA in a levels?
    lol no.

    Graduate entry medicine is way harder, both in terms of competition ratios (about 2x that of undergrad) and the course itself.
 
 
 
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