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Can I apply to Cambridge Medicine with these GCSE grades?

I'm currently a Year 12 student and in my GCSEs, I got 6A*s and 4As and an A in Additional Maths (an A is the highest you can get in additional maths).

A*s were in: Chemistry, Maths, Physics, RE, ICT and English Language
As were in: Biology, French, Business Studies and English Literature

Are these grades good enough for Medicine?
(edited 6 years ago)
The average successful Cambridge medicine candidate has 6-7A*’s, you should apply.
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Original post by fishy789
I'm currently a Year 12 student and in my GCSEs, I got 6A*s and 4As and an A in Additional Maths (an A is the highest you can get in additional maths).

A*s were in: Chemistry, Maths, Physics, RE, ICT and English Language
As were in: Biology, French, Business Studies and English Literature

Are these grades good enough for Medicine?


Yes.

https://www.undergraduate.study.cam.ac.uk/applying/entrance-requirements
There are no GCSE (or equivalent) requirements for entry to Cambridge. GCSE results are looked at as a performance indicator, but within the context of the performance of the school/college they where they were achieved.
Applicants have generally achieved high grades in subjects relevant to their chosen course, and most students who apply have at least four or five As or A*s at GCSE. However, there are always exceptions and we don’t require a minimum number of As/A*s at GCSE. One of the strengths of the Cambridge admissions system is its ability to assess all applicants individually.
Our research shows that post-16 examination performance is a much better predictor of degree success at Cambridge. While GCSE results are looked at as a performance indicator, this is within the context of the performance of the school/college where they were attained, and strong performance in Years 12 and 13 can make up for a less stellar performance at GCSE.
Original post by username2334187
I'm currently a Year 12 student and in my GCSEs, I got 6A*s and 4As and an A in Additional Maths (an A is the highest you can get in additional maths).

A*s were in: Chemistry, Maths, Physics, RE, ICT and English Language
As were in: Biology, French, Business Studies and English Literature

Are these grades good enough for Medicine?


Hello
Can I ask, did you get in?

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