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Biology A level

Are there any Europe based medical schools offering Medicine in English without a requirement for Biology A level ( Chemistry, Physics, Maths for example)
I think that'll be hard to find if any since Biology is pretty much the foundation. You can find unis that don't need Chemistry but not for Biology. But good luck in your search!
(edited 10 months ago)
In England Chemistry is mandatory but Biology only in 50% of medical schools.
Original post by ParentMedStudent
In England Chemistry is mandatory but Biology only in 50% of medical schools.

Yes there are a couple unis, but not 50%. And it's really hard without biology. You will get quizzed on during your interview about A level Biology topics. Usually those unis ask 1st subject to be chemistry and a second science subject (biology/physics/maths).
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Original post by ParentMedStudent
In England Chemistry is mandatory but Biology only in 50% of medical schools.

Chemistry is not required at 14 med schools
Original post by Obsidian‚ô°Hart
Yes there are a couple unis, but not 50%. And it's really hard without biology. You will get quizzed on during your interview about A level Biology topics. Usually those unis ask 1st subject to be chemistry and a second science subject (biology/physics/maths).


Biology is not a requirement at 23 med schools (out of about 38 for standard entry), but for many a 2nd science is, so physics and maths as per OP would be fine.
Nowhere outside of Oxbridge asks academic questions at interview for medicine
Original post by GANFYD
Chemistry is not required at 14 med schools


Biology is not a requirement at 23 med schools (out of about 38 for standard entry), but for many a 2nd science is, so physics and maths as per OP would be fine.
Nowhere outside of Oxbridge asks academic questions at interview for medicine

Do you know which 23 UK medical schools are the ones not needing Biology A level ?
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Original post by ParentMedStudent
Do you know which 23 UK medical schools are the ones not needing Biology A level ?


https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=5611422

Make that 22! I can't count......

Biology NOT required (though a 2nd science often is)‚Ä®
Aberdeen

Anglia Ruskin

Bristol

Cambridge

Dundee

UEA

Edinburgh‚Ä®
Glasgow‚Ä®
Keele
KMMS
Lancaster
Leeds
Leicester
Manchester
Newcastle
Oxford
Barts
QUB
Sheffield
St Andrews
Sunderland
Central Lancashire

Have not checked for 2024 entry yet
Original post by ParentMedStudent
Do you know which 23 UK medical schools are the ones not needing Biology A level ?


This is the entry requirements for 2022 entry which you can see by university and then check subjects.
https://www.medschools.ac.uk/media/2877/entry-requirements-document-2022-digital.pdf
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Original post by Uniiiiiiii
This is the entry requirements for 2022 entry which you can see by university and then check subjects.
https://www.medschools.ac.uk/media/2877/entry-requirements-document-2022-digital.pdf


Or even 2023 :lol:
https://www.medschools.ac.uk/media/2951/entry-requirements-document-2023-entry.pdf

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