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Access course to medicine via distant learning

Hello good day.

I am planning to study medicine at some point. I am a mature student and planning to take Access Course to Medicine (via distant learning online). I don’t have A levels. My question is, is there anyone here who did the access course to medicine via distant learning and had a success in getting into med school?

I know schools accept access course to medicine but I am not sure if they accept it being done via distant learning. King’s University and Bristol said they accept it but I am not sure if there are people who actually did it. I wanna know their experience

Due to the nature of my work as a full time employee and doing shiftings, I wont be able to do the traditional face to face class.

I am for a positive replies from people here.
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Usually medical schools will have a list of acceptable access to medicine courses - they won't normally accept all courses from all providers.

You would need to check with the medical schools in question to see if the specific access course(s) offered by specific providers you are considering will be accepted.

I suspect they would expect you to be attending an in person course that includes labwork etc, since they would normally expect A-level students to complete the science endorsement (practicals) for any science A-levels they are doing.

I believe KCL accepts certain combinations of OU modules though. Not sure if other medical schools do.
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