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    (Original post by ukcatpanic)
    So guys, I have been told that Exeter usually takes/gives preference to the international students that attend their summer science program? I've been told not to apply because of this, but I REALLY love Exeter. Have any of you heard something of the like?
    I don't think that is the case. For last year, I think you just need to meet the UKCAT cutoff and be in the right tier. My friend got her interview without attending their summer Programme so you should be fine if you meet their cutoff.
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    Hi everyone! Do you know how Sheffield chooses international applicants for the interview?
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    Hello,

    I have a 647.5 UKCAT (mediocre score), SJT Band 1.

    At which universities will my UKCAT score be considered competitive enough and so basically which unis should I be hopeful in applying?

    I meet the cutoff for quite a few, however I was wondering where my chances are more solid.

    I'm not taking GCSES or A-Levels, but I have the equivalents. I also have tons of volunteer experience at hospitals and through job shadowing.
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    (Original post by ts4224)
    Hello,

    I have a 647.5 UKCAT (mediocre score), SJT Band 1.

    At which universities will my UKCAT score be considered competitive enough and so basically which unis should I be hopeful in applying?

    I meet the cutoff for quite a few, however I was wondering where my chances are more solid.

    I'm not taking GCSES or A-Levels, but I have the equivalents. I also have tons of volunteer experience at hospitals and through job shadowing.
    I do reckon you should consider universities that don’t put too much emphasis on UKCAT such as Birmingham, Cardiff. Plymouth and BSMS might also be a good choice as they don't need UKCAT for international students (for 2017 entry at least).
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    (Original post by betweenalaska)
    I do reckon you should consider universities that don’t put too much emphasis on UKCAT such as Birmingham, Cardiff. Plymouth and BSMS might also be a good choice as they don't need UKCAT for international students (for 2017 entry at least).
    Thank you for your response. And yes, I'm considering Birmingham and Cardiff. I was also wondering whether any of the Scottish unis would be within my UKCAT reach?
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    Also which unis care more about A-levels than GCSES as well?
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    Everyone CRISIS SITUATION:

    Stats: UKCAT 722.5,
    1. Grade 12 English (4U) - 94% - A*
    2. Advanced Functions (4U) - 80% - A3. Calculus and Vectors (4U)- 93% - A*4. Chemistry (4U) - 91% - A*5.Families in Canada (4M)- 93% - A*6. Interdisciplinary Studies (4U) - 90% - A*7. Exercise Science (4U) - 92% - A*8. Biology (4U) - 82% - A

    Which schools have the most spaces for international students out of the following? - Aberdeen (28) Dundee (18) East Anglia, Glasgow (18), Hull York (10), Leicester, Manchester, Newcastle, Southampton?

    Or which would I have the best chance at applying to? I really need some insight and help and the brackets show how many spaces there are at each school! Thankyou in advanceee
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    (Original post by Rollvert)
    Everyone CRISIS SITUATION:

    Stats: UKCAT 722.5,
    1. Grade 12 English (4U) - 94% - A*
    2. Advanced Functions (4U) - 80% - A3. Calculus and Vectors (4U)- 93% - A*4. Chemistry (4U) - 91% - A*5.Families in Canada (4M)- 93% - A*6. Interdisciplinary Studies (4U) - 90% - A*7. Exercise Science (4U) - 92% - A*8. Biology (4U) - 82% - A

    Which schools have the most spaces for international students out of the following? - Aberdeen (28) Dundee (18) East Anglia, Glasgow (18), Hull York (10), Leicester, Manchester, Newcastle, Southampton?

    Or which would I have the best chance at applying to? I really need some insight and help and the brackets show how many spaces there are at each school! Thankyou in advanceee
    Hey man, I'm a Canadian applicant too. That Bio mark is way too low man. Have you looked at the requirements?

    Great UKCAT score though, I think you should aim for unis that care more for the UKCAT than your GCSE/ALevel equivalents like Newcastle, Southampton, Sheffield, Manchester.
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    (Original post by ts4224)
    Hey man, I'm a Canadian applicant too. That Bio mark is way too low man. Have you looked at the requirements?

    Great UKCAT score though, I think you should aim for unis that care more for the UKCAT than your GCSE/ALevel equivalents like Newcastle, Southampton, Sheffield, Manchester.
    Hey yeahh! So my top 6 generally adds up to a 90.33% if you take only 4U courses and most schools need between 85%-90% or above! And I didn't list any schools that need a specific mark in Bio, unless something I listed does (?) because I emailed my marks straight to all the universities!
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    (Original post by Rollvert)
    Hey yeahh! So my top 6 generally adds up to a 90.33% if you take only 4U courses and most schools need between 85%-90% or above! And I didn't list any schools that need a specific mark in Bio, unless something I listed does (?) because I emailed my marks straight to all the universities!
    Oh my bad then, just making sure.
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    (Original post by Rollvert)
    Hey yeahh! So my top 6 generally adds up to a 90.33% if you take only 4U courses and most schools need between 85%-90% or above! And I didn't list any schools that need a specific mark in Bio, unless something I listed does (?) because I emailed my marks straight to all the universities!
    It also depends on which province you are from. For example, if you are from Ontario, you need bio to be 85% and above for Manchester, UEA 90%; for Dundee at least 90% in chemistry. Before you finalize your choices, make sure you check the specific requirements for your province
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    (Original post by Pixelbb)
    It also depends on which province you are from. For example, if you are from Ontario, you need bio to be 85% and above for Manchester, UEA 90%; for Dundee at least 90% in chemistry. Before you finalize your choices, make sure you check the specific requirements for your province
    Is that really the case for Manchester? I knew that about UEA, damnn! I need to go back and verify those! Thanks so much
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    https://www.medschools.ac.uk/media/2...al-schools.pdf
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    👆above doc gives total number of places and internationals are 7.5% of the total places
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    (Original post by mkshyderabad)
    👆above doc gives total number of places and internationals are 7.5% of the total places
    Thankyou
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    (Original post by mkshyderabad)
    👆above doc gives total number of places and internationals are 7.5% of the total places
    Actually I've already gone through this document but it doesn't explicitly state the number of seats a university offers for overseas students which is what I meant!
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    (Original post by Pixelbb)
    It also depends on which province you are from. For example, if you are from Ontario, you need bio to be 85% and above for Manchester, UEA 90%; for Dundee at least 90% in chemistry. Before you finalize your choices, make sure you check the specific requirements for your province
    You're correct about Dundee and UEA but for Manchester it is an overall average of 85% and above for the 6U courses, and thanks so much for the help!
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    Hey any Singaporean/Malaysian students applying here?
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    (Original post by Rollvert)
    Hey yeahh! So my top 6 generally adds up to a 90.33% if you take only 4U courses and most schools need between 85%-90% or above! And I didn't list any schools that need a specific mark in Bio, unless something I listed does (?) because I emailed my marks straight to all the universities!
    Hey, another Canadian applicant, I'm from Alberta though. How did you send your marks directly to the universities? Did you send it to the international students email or the medicine email address? Did you add your UCAS ID number or anything like that? I wasn't planning to send my transcript but if someone else is I might as well.
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    (Original post by ukcatpanic)
    Hey, another Canadian applicant, I'm from Alberta though. How did you send your marks directly to the universities? Did you send it to the international students email or the medicine email address? Did you add your UCAS ID number or anything like that? I wasn't planning to send my transcript but if someone else is I might as well.
    Hey! So I just spoke to a couple of the schools on the phone and none of them asked for transcripts of my OSSD, just that they may request it upon issuance of an offer. I just typed in my marks from grade 9 to 12 on the UCAS education section - under the modules portion. I might send my highschool and uni transcripts for the heck of it to the schools as well but as far as I know its not mandatory as of yet.
 
 
 
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