Help to get into Veterinary Medicine (Mature Student-Currently a Veterinary Nurse)

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So I have been working in my current Veterinary Practice for 4 years. I am about to complete my Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing at the end of this month if I pass my OSCE's. However I have always wanted to be a Vet I just never considered it seriously enough at school, and settled with leaving school after GCSE's and going straight into an animal nursing assistant course, then onto the Veterinary Nursing diploma.

During my time of training to be a Vet Nurse I feel that I actually really want to do Veterinary Medicine. Currently I have 10 GCSE's, 2 B's and 8 C's. Im concerned these wont be high enough to even consider doing A-levels or an access course?

I have emailed around all of the Veterinary Unis about accepted routes of entry, some of which accept access courses. They do not accept the Level 3 in Veterinary Nursing. Would it be more beneficial to do A-levels or an Access course? Would I need to re-sit GCSE's? Will they even consider my application if they are resits? I have been trying to get an appointment with a careers adviser for advice, which so far has been unsuccessful. Has anyone had similar grades/situation and got onto do Veterinary Medicine. Any help/advice would be really appreciated. I would also be considered a mature student as I am currently 21.

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