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Hi, I just completed my Neuroscience Undergrad in Canada. My Gpa is 3.02 out of 4.

Is this equivalent to 2.1 degree for UK medschool?

I am sitting for UCAT Only.

I am planning undergrad entry to medicine in Ucat. Do i have to apply as a graduate applicant or could i apply with just my high school scores.

Do i have a chance to enter into medschool and if so which university would be my best options,
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(Original post by Kamikaze094)
Hi, I just completed my Neuroscience Undergrad in Canada. My Gpa is 3.02 out of 4.

Is this equivalent to 2.1 degree for UK medschool?

I am sitting for UCAT Only.

I am planning undergrad entry to medicine in Ucat. Do i have to apply as a graduate applicant or could i apply with just my high school scores.

Do i have a chance to enter into medschool and if so which university would be my best options,
Are you an international or local student for fee purposes? The competition ratios could be vastly different.

If you are a degree holder, you may well be put into a pot to compete with other grads - it will still be more competitive compared to undergrads applying to the very same course.

Finally, I would come back and ask after knowing your UCAT score - telling you where to apply now would be pointless because if you scored high in your UCAT you may have more options; if you scored low than or recommendations would be wrong.

One more thing - there's a dedicated "which medical school should I apply to" thread. Post in there https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/sho....php?t=6679038 after you have your UCAT score please.

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(Original post by Kamikaze094)
Hi, I just completed my Neuroscience Undergrad in Canada. My Gpa is 3.02 out of 4.

Is this equivalent to 2.1 degree for UK medschool?

I am sitting for UCAT Only.

I am planning undergrad entry to medicine in Ucat. Do i have to apply as a graduate applicant or could i apply with just my high school scores.

Do i have a chance to enter into medschool and if so which university would be my best options,
I might be wrong but I believe a GPA of 3.3 and above is equivalent of 60-64% which is a upper second class degree (2:1), a GPA of 3.02 is a lower second class degree (2:2).

This will limit the number of med schools you can apply to.
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I might be wrong but I believe a GPA of 3.3 and above is equivalent of 60-64% which is a upper second class degree (2:1), a GPA of 3.02 is a lower second class degree (2:2).

This will limit the number of med schools you can apply to.
Now THAT is a useful bit of knowledge :king1:
I was going to have to Google it
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Now THAT is a useful bit of knowledge :king1:
I was going to have to Google it
Thank you!

Helps having American cousins lol !
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Are you an international or local student for fee purposes? The competition ratios could be vastly different.

If you are a degree holder, you may well be put into a pot to compete with other grads - it will still be more competitive compared to undergrads applying to the very same course.

Finally, I would come back and ask after knowing your UCAT score - telling you where to apply now would be pointless because if you scored high in your UCAT you may have more options; if you scored low than or recommendations would be wrong.

One more thing - there's a dedicated "which medical school should I apply to" thread. Post in there https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/sho....php?t=6679038 after you have your UCAT score please.



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Ucat : 2760
SJT: Band 2.

International student international fees.

For southhampton, do i have a shot?
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Ucat : 2760
SJT: Band 2.

International student international fees.

For southhampton, do i have a shot?
Note that UK medical schools have a strict quota on how many international students they can take, and so these spots are often much more competitive than the home-fees spots. Also as noted since you are a graduate that may also make things more competitive on top of that.

I think if you are not a competitive applicant for medical schools in Canada/the US you probably won't be competitive for international fees places in the UK. As such realistically I think your GPA is going to really hold you back, unless you have a masters at distinction level or equivalent in hand as well...
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