My a levels aren’t amazing, can I get into medicine with a good ukcat score? Watch

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I’m trying to get myself into medicine. I’m very passionate and determined to get in. My a level results aren’t the best and I only did 1 year of biomedical science. I have my ukcat booked for the end of this month and I’m hoping to get an amazing score that will cloud my previous academic achievement or lack of lol. Can I still get in?
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What are your A-level results?
Unless you meet minimum entry requirements with them you won't get in
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You must get at least AAA to have a chance
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(Original post by smilingtab)
I’m trying to get myself into medicine. I’m very passionate and determined to get in. My a level results aren’t the best and I only did 1 year of biomedical science. I have my ukcat booked for the end of this month and I’m hoping to get an amazing score that will cloud my previous academic achievement or lack of lol. Can I still get in?
What did you get exactly for A Levels?

Did you actually achieve a degree?

Are you planning to go for undergraduate medicine or graduate entry medicine?
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It really depends on what you got and if you qualify for some kind of widening access scheme..
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What ecolier said at 4. the fact is you know enough about medicine by now to be taking the ukcat so you should have an understanding how it works already.
Ecolier asked the relevant questions, but you never provided any of that relevant information.
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You can look into universities that prioritise ukcat scores rather than entirely focusing on the a level grades.
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You can look into universities that prioritise ukcat scores rather than entirely focusing on the a level grades.
:erm: How can you say that without even knowing what OP's grades are? No med school will accept someone below their standard offer even if they scored the maximum in UKCAT in the best SJT band
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I’m guessing you didn’t get the minimum of AAA so you might wana resit the alevels, or do another degree, then get in through the graduate med course. Other than that, I’m pretty sure you can’t get in only with the ukcat.
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You could apply to Plymouth as a non-direct school leaver
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I was in touch with kings and until they asked me about ukcat they declined my application, so I’m thinking if I can get a good enough score I can try again at kings maybe?
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I was in touch with kings and until they asked me about ukcat they declined my application, so I’m thinking if I can get a good enough score I can try again at kings maybe?
Still haven't told us your exact A Level grades. We can't advise without knowing your statistics.
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I was in touch with kings and until they asked me about ukcat they declined my application, so I’m thinking if I can get a good enough score I can try again at kings maybe?
If you want the best advice then it helps if when people ask for information you provide it so they can take it into account.

Without knowing jet details which you seem to be withholding then it becomes impossible to assess your situation and chances.

Presumably you really do want advice rather than answering your own questions?

Its not a trick.

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Psychology, anatomy & physiology and double health and social care for Alevels C, C, C

I did an access course to get into biomedical science.

Completed first year of biomed only

I know I don’t have the best pre requisites but I really want to study medicine ☹️
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