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What A-Levels Do I Need To Be A Doctor?

How many A-levels should I take for Medicine, which subjects should I choose and what grades do I need?

Does this sound familiar?

Fortunately, you are not required to read the minds of medical school Admissions Tutors. Medical schools will state on their website the required A-level grades, but not necessarily which subjects they should all be in and how many you should take.
Here’s everything you need to know about the A-levels required to become a doctor.

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What you can do in your summer before Year 13

The penultimate summer as a student at school can be a busy one for those applying to medicine. Considering you have to have your application sorted by mid-October, medical applicants have less time than the majority of other university applicants. To save yourself from rushing once September comes round, we have devised five recommendations of how you can best utilise your summer before Year 13 to make your life easier and application stronger.

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5 things to consider when applying to medical school

With the backlog of exams and interviews, applicants often overlook the importance of recent medical news. What if you were asked, “Tell me where you think the future of medicine is going,” a popular question among interviewers? Let’s see how you could prove to the interviewers that you can give your best version and solutions!

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How to Approach Problem-Based Learning (PBL)

Problem-based learning (PBL) is an active teaching style in which students are at the centre of their own learning. Organised in a series of sessions, students learn about a topic through the experience of solving ‘problems’ they encounter in a scenario (known as triggers).
Read on to find out what they are all about!

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Guide To Applying To Medicine Through Clearing

The outcome that all aspiring medical students fear – you have applied for medicine, but you have not received an offer.
As you well know, medicine is extremely competitive and, unfortunately, quite a few people will be in your shoes.
But it’s important to know that this doesn’t mean you won’t have a chance.

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Am I Signing My Life Away?

By now you’ll have been told a hundred times about how big of a commitment it is to study medicine and how much you’ll need to sacrifice to enter the industry. This isn’t untrue, but a lot of what people tell you will make you wonder if you’re making a mistake – if you’re signing your life away…

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What A-Levels Do I Need To Be A Doctor?

What A-Levels Do I Need To Be A Doctor?

How many A-levels should I take for Medicine, which subjects should I choose and what grades do I need?

Does this sound familiar?

Fortunately, you are not required to read the minds of medical school Admissions Tutors. Medical schools will state on their website the required A-level grades, but not necessarily which subjects they should all be in and how many you should take.
Here’s everything you need to know about the A-levels required to become a doctor.

Read More »
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What you can do in your summer before Year 13

The penultimate summer as a student at school can be a busy one for those applying to medicine. Considering you have to have your application sorted by mid-October, medical applicants have less time than the majority of other university applicants. To save yourself from rushing once September comes round, we have devised five recommendations of how you can best utilise your summer before Year 13 to make your life easier and application stronger.

Read More »
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5 things to consider when applying to medical school

With the backlog of exams and interviews, applicants often overlook the importance of recent medical news. What if you were asked, “Tell me where you think the future of medicine is going,” a popular question among interviewers? Let’s see how you could prove to the interviewers that you can give your best version and solutions!

Read More »

How to Approach Problem-Based Learning (PBL)

Problem-based learning (PBL) is an active teaching style in which students are at the centre of their own learning. Organised in a series of sessions, students learn about a topic through the experience of solving ‘problems’ they encounter in a scenario (known as triggers).
Read on to find out what they are all about!

Read More »
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Medical School

Guide To Applying To Medicine Through Clearing

The outcome that all aspiring medical students fear – you have applied for medicine, but you have not received an offer.
As you well know, medicine is extremely competitive and, unfortunately, quite a few people will be in your shoes.
But it’s important to know that this doesn’t mean you won’t have a chance.

Read More »
Medical School

Am I Signing My Life Away?

By now you’ll have been told a hundred times about how big of a commitment it is to study medicine and how much you’ll need to sacrifice to enter the industry. This isn’t untrue, but a lot of what people tell you will make you wonder if you’re making a mistake – if you’re signing your life away…

Read More »

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