Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Graduate GCSEs

  1. #1
    Member Giggy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Telford
    Posts
    193

    Question Graduate GCSEs

    Hi guys, I'm hoping to apply for the 5 year course at Cardiff. I am in the 2nd year of a Medical Biochemistry degree at Leicester and hoping to achieve at least a 2:1. I just want to confirm I am elligible to apply though.

    As an undergrad applicant I knew not to apply to Cardiff as I didn't have the GCSE grades, they ask for at least 9 at grade B and I only had 7. I did a lot better when I got to A-level, possibly because the college I went to offered me help and extra exam time because of my dyspraxia whereas my secondary school hadn't offered this. I was also only diagnosed with having dyslexia last year but that's another story. I know this doesn't count as extenuating circumstances for the GCSE results so decided my best bet was to prove I was up to the academic requirements of the course by doing a science degree.

    My question is: do these GCSE requirements still stand if i apply as a graduate? The entry requirements are listed as being the above still for the 5 year course but it has a section underneath where it says graduate applicants have to offer B is Maths and either English Language or Welsh Language. I got an A in both maths and english so does this mean that (degree permitting) I'm now elligible to apply and have a chance of an offer?

    Thanks in advance.
    Warwick Final Year


    BSc Medical Biochemistry - Leicester
    First Class


    A Level
    AAAAa
    GCSE
    2A* 4A 1B 2C
    UKCAT - 765
    VR - 650, QR - 900, AR - 720, DA - 790



  2. #2
    bix
    bix is offline
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Posts
    5
    I'm a mature student at Cardiff (not a graduate) and my GCSE grades are much, much lower than the requirements.

    So, I'd tentatively say that you'd meet the academic criteria. Check with admissions to be sure.

    Good luck.

Similar Threads

  1. GCSEs
    By Hanhan in forum Mature Students
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 23-11-2006, 02:18 AM
  2. GEP and GCSEs
    By Hanhan in forum Cambridge Medical School
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 13-10-2006, 07:37 PM
  3. GCSEs for the Graduate course
    By jo.med in forum Cambridge Medical School
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 28-04-2006, 03:19 PM
  4. Barts 5-Year As Graduate and GCSEs
    By Solitaire in forum Barts and The London (QMUL) School of Medicine and Dentistry
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 04-05-2004, 03:56 AM
  5. GCSEs
    By Machead in forum UK Medical School Admissions
    Replies: 14
    Last Post: 06-01-2004, 07:04 PM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.5.2