Thread: Graduate entry medicine
29-05-2011, 03:50 AM #1
Graduate entry medicine
Hi everybody, Well as far as I know the requirement is a 2.i degree and a possible 700+ ukcat would be ideal. However does any1 know what proportion of grad applicants apply with a 2.i and what proportion with a 1st? As i would have thought they wus prefer to offer places to those with Firsts. Also how many grad applicant Oxford take on per year? And I was under the impression that a-level grades weren't taken into account but i have recently been told otherwise.
The reason I ask is because my lecturers reckon no one from my university would stand a chance at getting into oxford even with a 2.i.
So if any1 could help?Live in the world but don't let the world live in you
22-08-2011, 07:54 PM #2
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I'm a current GE student at Oxford at you don't need a 1st. Lots of people got in with a 2.i.
22-08-2011, 08:49 PM #3
hey thnks for your reply.... can ask alil about ur background? did they look at ur a-levels/ gcse results too?Live in the world but don't let the world live in you
23-08-2011, 05:07 AM #4
"We accept that some excellent students are "late developers", and so we will not insist on excellent A-levels or an outstanding first degree result (though we would normally expect two science A-levels and a 2:i or better, or a GPA above 3.5)"
Oxford Graduate-Entry Prospectus: 12 (Online prospectus)
27-08-2011, 11:50 PM #5
yes I saw this on the website but ofcourse this does not indicate how many applicant wid a 2.i actually make it to offersLive in the world but don't let the world live in you
28-08-2011, 01:09 AM #6
I am fairly certain that usually, approximately 1/3 of the class graduated with a 2.i. But this needs serious verification.
28-08-2011, 01:31 AM #7
Thanks, I am contemplating applying but atm have no support. so have been trying to get in touch wid someone who is on the GEP course at oxford. Are u on the course?Live in the world but don't let the world live in you
28-08-2011, 04:07 AM #8
I am currently an undergrad student at Oxford - but not on the GEP course. Come to our open day if you live close by!
28-08-2011, 04:22 AM #9
I don't live close by but I am planning to go the open day. what year of study are you in?Live in the world but don't let the world live in you
28-08-2011, 08:10 AM #10
It might be a little tenuous if I label myself as a "first year" so let's stick with a "soon to be first year". :P October. Not too far away now!!
I joined the forum just to see if medicine may be something I want to look into later on. (Currently standing at the fork where both medical research and clinical medicine appear to be equally appealing). *waiting to be inspired*
Are you planning to apply for GEP programs this coming cycle?
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