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    need a bit of help with something.
    I recently changed my mind into studying medicine instead of nursing which means I don't have the right a levels.
    I'm taking biology and btec Health and social care.
    I'm aware I need chemistry a level therefore would like to do medicine with foundation year.
    All the foundation year courses seem to be asking for a chemistry and biology a level which is confusing.
    Isn't foundation year meant for students who don't have the sufficient a levels for medicine?
    Is there any other route into medicine?
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    I'm currently applying for foundation year in health and life sciences before going on and doing an nursing degree. the foundation year has chemistry as a module. it's at Coventry uni
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    But that's different to the medicine foundation year which requires a chemistry a level? I don't understand
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    Or do you mean that it's a foundation degree for one year, after which I can choose to study medicine?
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    There are different types of foundation years. Some are aimed at students from disadvantaged backgrounds (e.g. Southampton), while others are aimed at those who did not take the right A-Levels (e.g. Cardiff). However, the latter often requires AAA in subjects other than chemistry so I am not sure how your BTEC will be taken. If you are interested, you can look further into them.
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    (Original post by Blazingphoenix)
    There are different types of foundation years. Some are aimed at students from disadvantaged backgrounds (e.g. Southampton), while others are aimed at those who did not take the right A-Levels (e.g. Cardiff). However, the latter often requires AAA in subjects other than chemistry so I am not sure how your BTEC will be taken. If you are interested, you can look further into them.
    Is it possible to do a foundation degree for 1 year (not integrated) and then 5 years for medicine? Is that an option. Will the degree be medicine specific or just any foundation degree for healthcare in general?
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    (Original post by Amiia2997)
    Is it possible to do a foundation degree for 1 year (not integrated) and then 5 years for medicine? Is that an option. Will the degree be medicine specific or just any foundation degree for healthcare in general?
    You should be able to, but you will need to be very careful when applying. Not all of these access or foundation (non-integrated) courses are recognised by every university, which can severely limit your application choices. Before committing to anything, you should do as much research as you can so that you are making an informed decision.
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    (Original post by Blazingphoenix)
    You should be able to, but you will need to be very careful when applying. Not all of these access or foundation (non-integrated) courses are recognised by every university, which can severely limit your application choices. Before committing to anything, you should do as much research as you can so that you are making an informed decision.
    Thanks a lot for your help. So I guess it's just a matter of research. Do you know any universities that do either foundation degrees or integrated for students with the wrong A levels ?
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    (Original post by Amiia2997)
    Thanks a lot for your help. So I guess it's just a matter of research. Do you know any universities that do either foundation degrees or integrated for students with the wrong A levels ?
    As I didn't take this route, I am not confident in giving you information that could be false. The only one I remember is the Cardiff one which I mentioned before. Try using this site as a spring board for your research: https://www.themedicportal.com/appli...ation-courses/
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    (Original post by Blazingphoenix)
    As I didn't take this route, I am not confident in giving you information that could be false. The only one I remember is the Cardiff one which I mentioned before. Try using this site as a spring board for your research: https://www.themedicportal.com/appli...ation-courses/
    Thanks a lot for your help xx
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    (Original post by Amiia2997)
    Thanks a lot for your help xx
    https://www.medschools.ac.uk/media/2...l-schools.pdf\

    You can find the entry requirements for each of the courses here. Page 53 has the medical schools which offer a 6 year course (with a foundation year) for people with the wrong A-levels.
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    https://www.medschools.ac.uk/media/2...l-schools.pdf\

    You can find the entry requirements for each of the courses here. Page 53 has the medical schools which offer a 6 year course (with a foundation year) for people with the wrong A-levels.
    Life saver !!!
 
 
 
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