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    Their website says:

    GCSE requirements: candidates are required to offer Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Mathematics and English Language or English Literature at grade A. Integrated Science (double certificate) at grade A is acceptable as an alternative to Physics, Biology and Chemistry.
    But a lot of people tell me this isn't the case and they want a minimum number of A*'s at GCSE and it's a big deciding factor for them. Is this true?

    Thanks for any help
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    Hmm I heard about this aswell.
    I thought the minimum number of A*'s was for Medicine, but I didnt know it was for Dentistry aswell =S

    I think the requirements in the quote above are essential, but the number of A* isnt as important, as they have to look at other factors such as personal statement, extracurricular activities etc...
    Sorry I couldnt help too much, hopefully someone else can clear this up for the both of us
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    This highlights the importance Birmingham places on GCSEs for Medicine:http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/wiki...E_Requirements

    This is a TSR Wiki about Dentistry - it seems confident in Birmingham's statement about grades on its website being reflective of its general policy. You might, however, find it helpful with other areas of application etc etc. http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/wiki/Dentistry

    I also agree with Unknown-User - other factors are probably more important.

    I'm sorry that I couldn't be of more help, but I'm not intending to study anything science-related, and I only know a bit about Birmingham and medicine through a friend.
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    (Original post by lil groovy dude)
    Their website says:



    But a lot of people tell me this isn't the case and they want a minimum number of A*'s at GCSE and it's a big deciding factor for them. Is this true?

    Thanks for any help
    i am a student @ bham uni for dentistry and got 3A*'s and 7A's for GCSE, and AABCa for A levels!

    hope that helps/answers ur question!
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    At the open day the admissions tutor pretty much said if you didn't get those 7 A's not to apply, but made it pretty clear that this was the policy and didn't even hint about any A*s. Hope this helps.
 
 
 
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