Can mature students do standard entry medicine?

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Lafaith
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I’m Canadian and did awfully in Canada. I’m now 22 and taking gcses. I have 5 A’s so far, and am doing another 4 now. I’m confused as whether I need 2 full years for 3 A levels (full time) 2 years is totally fine but I’m not sure how many A levels standard students take.

Also, being mature and taking my gcses and A levels by myself (no college, only self studying and privately booking my exams). Can I still do standard entry medicine or am I held to possibly different entry requirements?
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(Original post by Lafaith)
I’m Canadian and did awfully in Canada. I’m now 22 and taking gcses. I have 5 A’s so far, and am doing another 4 now. I’m confused as whether I need 2 full years for 3 A levels (full time) 2 years is totally fine but I’m not sure how many A levels standard students take.

Also, being mature and taking my gcses and A levels by myself (no college, only self studying and privately booking my exams). Can I still do standard entry medicine or am I held to possibly different entry requirements?
most students take 3 a-levels, and as for entry requirements i have no idea, i haven't even finished my gcse's yet. going into yr 10 in september
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You can do standard entry medicine.

If you did a degree already you are considered a graduate and your A-Level requirements will be lower and won't need any GCSE requirements (as far as I know, I think they expect a certain level of english and maths, but you can show that through your canadian qualifications)

If not then you have to meet the standard A-Level requirements.

Also there are entrance exams, the UCAT and BMAT, depending on where you are applying.

I joined medical school last year at 23, so I know the feeling of being a bit older.
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We’ve spoken before haven’t we? Yes, you can absolutely do standard entry medicine. I have said it before but do consider doing access to medicine. It will cut your time literally in half and it will be a lot cheaper.
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