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    UKCAT 705 (2820) with Band2 in 2017

    Received A-level grades in 2006: Biology A, Physics A, Chemistry A, Maths A
    Have been working since my A-levels. Working with people and also in a care setting.


    Can I apply to study medicine for undergrad 2018 entry?
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    (Original post by Science Fiction)
    UKCAT 705 (2820) with Band2 in 2017

    Received A-level grades in 2006: Biology A, Physics A, Chemistry A, Maths A
    Have been working since my A-levels. Working with people and also in a care setting.


    Can I apply to study medicine for undergrad 2018 entry?
    If you meet the entry requirements and your scores and still valid go for it!
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    (Original post by Science Fiction)
    UKCAT 705 (2820) with Band2 in 2017

    Received A-level grades in 2006: Biology A, Physics A, Chemistry A, Maths A
    Have been working since my A-levels. Working with people and also in a care setting.


    Can I apply to study medicine for undergrad 2018 entry?
    Absolutely you can apply! The only issue you may have is that student finance gets quite tricky if you're over 25.
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    (Original post by LRxS)
    Absolutely you can apply! The only issue you may have is that student finance gets quite tricky if you're over 25.
    Can you please specify how it gets tricky? Tuition fees are my biggest concern.
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    (Original post by Science Fiction)
    Can you please specify how it gets tricky? Tuition fees are my biggest concern.
    I'm afraid I don't know exactly, but I think the application process is more complex, and I think the funding you're entitled to is different. Probably best to phone student finance and check.
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    (Original post by LRxS)
    I'm afraid I don't know exactly, but I think the application process is more complex, and I think the funding you're entitled to is different. Probably best to phone student finance and check.
    Actually, if they're over 25 and not married it is a lot simpler.

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    Can you please specify how it gets tricky? Tuition fees are my biggest concern.
    If you've had no student loans before, tuition fees will definitely be covered. As you're over 25, you'll be classed as an independant student (unless you're married), so its assessed on your income. And I don't know if it still stands, but when you're applying for later years, as you will be a full time student you are not required to declare any additional income so you should qualify for maximum support (as I did on the grad course).

    NHS student finance come year 5 is a bit trickier, but it might not even still be covered by then so I wouldn't worry about it now.
 
 
 
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