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    what should I apply for my 5th choice (non-medical):
    King's Anatomy, human biology — cuz i wanna be a surgeon
    Bristol applied anatomy or similar courses
    edinburgh, birmingham ?

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    opinions ?
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    st George's recommended that a good 5th choice would be biomedical sciences. They also have a (unique) programme where you can enter their 3 year biomedical programme and then use it to enter a 3 year medicine graduate.
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    (Original post by mrstlc13)
    st George's recommended that a good 5th choice would be biomedical sciences. They also have a (unique) programme where you can enter their 3 year biomedical programme and then use it to enter a 3 year medicine graduate.
    A few other universities do something similar. Complete one year of biomed/something related and you have the chance to transfer into first year medicine of that university or a partner university. Obviously very competitive. Newcastle and Bradford and the two that spring to mind.
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    You dont have to make this decision right now if you are not sure.

    Many people don't realise this - you can just apply for your 4 Med choices now, and if you want/need to, you can add your 5th choice right up to the Jan deadline - it wont make any difference to the way that Uni views your application. Or you can just apply for 4 Med choices - and not use your 5th choice at all.
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    (Original post by Volibear)
    You have the chance to transfer into first year medicine of that university or a partner university. .
    Just remember - its a 'chance' not a certainty, so you could be stuck on Biochem/Biomed. And..... if you are thinking of following that up with Grad Entry Medicine, be aware that GEM is still an undergrad degree - and therefore you'll have to pay for most of it yourself. Taking a gap year/reapplying for 5 year Med is probably a better option.
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    (Original post by returnmigrant)
    Just remember - its a 'chance' not a certainty, so you could be stuck on Biochem/Biomed. And..... if you are thinking of following that up with Grad Entry Medicine, be aware that GEM is still an undergrad degree - and therefore you'll have to pay for most of it yourself.
    I wasn't replying to OP. I was replying the the person who thinks what St.George's do is unique. I mean it is in the sense that 3rd year biomed --> 3rd year medicine, but the idea itself of transferring course isn't unique. I know all about GEM because it's the path I'm going down and as a matter of fact, you only have to pay the first £3.5k.
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    Thats the thing, my parents wont let me take a gap year, even if it means i have to do something like economics they dont care. The only was i can make this work is to apply something related to medicine ...
 
 
 
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