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    I have left school in 2015 with no gcses need help, I want to go to University to do Law or Medicine is there any future for me? What College Courses would I need to do in order to get into University?

    How am I to get the qualifications from College in order to get ready for University?

    What College Courses would I need to do in order to gain the opportunity to then hopefully onto do Medicine or Law?

    How am I going to get into gcse and A levels at age 18 after a Level 1 IT course?
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    What is available so I hopefully have a future?
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    From my knowledge, practically all Sixth Forms require you to have some GCSEs, or some kind of qualification. Without any, I doubt they'd take you in. Once you get into Sixth Form, if you wanted to do Medicine, I'd recommend A-Level Biology, Chemistry and something else; for Law, subjects like History, English Literature, etc. would help.
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    You can do an Access to HE course in Law or Science, look around the colleges in your area for these courses. This course can help you get into university as they are designed for mature students with no qualifications who aspire to go to university.

    You can also do a Law degree via the Open University online.
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    Honestly I think Law and Medicine are very competitive subjects so unless you have massive extenuating circumstances I'd suggest thinking about whether this is realistic.

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    (Original post by WiggleBiggle)
    I have left school in 2015 with no gcses need help, I want to go to University to do Law or Medicine is there any future for me? What College Courses would I need to do in order to get into University?

    How am I to get the qualifications from College in order to get ready for University?

    What College Courses would I need to do in order to gain the opportunity to then hopefully onto do Medicine or Law?

    How am I going to get into gcse and A levels at age 18 after a Level 1 IT course?
    My main concern is why you left school with no GCSE's?
    What was the reason? Do you think you have the academic potential to do well and the motivation to work very hard?

    2015 is pretty recent. Law or medicine is highly challenging for those who get several GCSE's and A levels, so you need to apprecuate you will need a massive jump in what you achieve and your ability to pass exams.


    As suggested above, then you cna look at doing your GCSE's again at college, then doing A levels. That would be four years and you would need maths and English GCSE, then three A levels with high grades for medicine. You could study law with lower grades but its better to get into a good uni.

    Alternatively you could do an access course when you are 19 that's the normal min age and they often require GCSE maths and English or equivalent.

    Its possible to do an access course for medicine, but its competitive and you would need to show your academic potential, there are additional tests and they may still require additional qualifications.

    http://www.medschools.ac.uk/SiteColl...%20courses.pdf

    You should chat to a careers advisor and as you have no qualification plus school was so recent then I would go back and do some GCSE's especially maths and english. then see where I was after that.

    National careers service 0800 100 900
    http://www.medschools.ac.uk/SiteColl...%20courses.pdf

    Not impossible but very very very tough path. Be realistic about your ability and the amount of time it could take.
 
 
 
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