Hey all! I'm new as of today so sorry if this subject has already come up. I'm still doing my GCSES and I've wanted to be a doctor for quite some time. My brother is doing Biochem in Cardiff and I'm set on doing Medicine after A-Levels. For my GCSE's i'm meeting the required grades of Science (AAB) English (B) but Maths i'm in foundation tier, so the highest I can get is a C but the Medical school want a B in maths. I'm applying for the higher tier but they want me to get at least 90% in my upcoming exam to consider me. Let's say I met the A-Level requirements of AAA, met all the requirements of the GCSE (other than maths) and applied straight after my A-Levels, do you think they would consider me? I find it trivial that they would overlook me because of one grade. Also, the medical school mention something called a "Medical Foundation Course'. It says on the website: "The Foundation programme is designed for students who have demonstrated high academic potential but who do not meet the specific subject requirements for entry to the five year medical programme i.e. those who have non-science subjects or a combination including no more than one of Biology, Chemistry and Physics. Students on the one year modular programme study twelve modules alongside students of other science disciplines. Normally modules include biological and chemical sciences, or other subjects such as mathematics. Also modules are available in other subjects e.g. psychology and languages. The combination of subjects is selected according to the students’ prior qualifications." Now I haven't made much sense of this..Could this be for people like me who can't get that Math grade? I'd really appreciate someone setting my mind at rest! If all goes to hell, I intend to do biomed then medicine.. Please help me out, and thanks!