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Studying Medicine with 3 A2's

I have just begun Sixth form and chose to take Biology, Chemistry, Psychology and Spanish. I was planning to take Spanish for an AS and continue the other three onto A2. However, a few weeks in and I hate Spanish and would like to drop it and continue with the other three to A2, but this would mean that I do not have any AS levels. Does this matter if I want to apply for medicine at University or would an AS be required as well as 3 A2's?
Answered by Alison Patterson
Hello Tia,

If you want to apply for Medicine at university, you need to read up about the entry requirements.

Look at a Course Search:


Click on a few courses and click on entry requirements for each.

Generally, I think you are going to need at least three As at A level, in subjects including Biology and Chemistry. You will also need to take the UKCAT or BMAT.

You can write to a few Medical Schools for advice and/or speak to your teachers and parents.

Hope this helps,


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