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Cardiff University School of Medicine

Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry

Our Score85%85%
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Course StructurePBLPBL
Foundation Year Available
Graduate Entry Available
Interview StyleMMIMMI
EU Students£9,000 pa£9,250 pa
Non-EU StudentsYears 1-2: £18,250 pa; Years 3-5: £32,250 paPre-Clinical: £18,600 pa; Clinical: £34,500 pa

UKCAT (UCAT)

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How?Cardiff does not have a minimum threshold score for the UKCAT, however, the UKCAT score may be used as part of the assessment procedure or in borderline cases.At Plymouth, the UKCAT is used alongside academic ability. You are required to meet a minimum standard in each of the subtests plus an overall target score set and reviewed annually by the Admissions Advisory Panel. For example, in 2015 for 2016 entry: The minimum scores were: Verbal Reasoning - 530; Quantitative Reasoning - 650; Abstract Reasoning - 610; Decision Analysis - 600. An overall score of 2610

BMAT

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How?n/an/a

Entry Requirements

GCSE Subjects Required5 Year Course and Foundation Course: B (grade 6) in Mathematics, B (grade 6) in English Language, AA (7,7) in Science and Additional Science, or AAB in three separate sciences. These are the minimum and not the standard requirements.Applicants need to achieve 7 GCSE passes at grades A-C/9-4 which must include English language, mathematics and either GCSE double award science or two from single award chemistry, biology, or physics
A-Level Subjects Required5 year course: Students must offer three A2 level subjects which should include Chemistry and Biology. General Studies, Critical Thinking and Further Mathematics are not acceptable at A2 Level. Foundation Course: If your qualifications do not include the correct subjects to be considered for the 5 year course, then you can apply for the foundation course (which goes on to the 5 year programme).A*AA - AAB at A-Level which must include an A grade in biology and one further science from chemistry, physics, maths, and psychology. Your third GCE A level can be from any subject area including the humanities, languages, music, sport, science and the social sciences
A-Level Grades RequiredAAA for 5 year programme and foundation programme (which leads on to five year programme).A*AA - AAB.
Scottish Highers Subjects RequiredIncluding Chemistry, Physics, and Biology.-
Scottish Higher Grades RequiredAAAAA-
Scottish Advanced Highers Subjects RequiredApplicants offering two subjects at Advanced Higher level with AA grades (including Chemistry); in addition to the Scottish Highers described above, can be considered for the five year scheme (A100). Applicants should normally achieve the qualifications (Highers or Advanced Highers) at the first attempt of the examinations. Mathematics and English Language must be passed to at least Standard Level with Grade 2 or Grade B.Grades AAA-AAB including a grade A in biology and one further science from chemistry, physics, maths, and psychology.
Scottish Advanced Highers Grades RequiredAAAAA-AAB
IB Subjects RequiredTwo Higher Level from Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Maths/Statistics (not Mathematical Studies). One Higher Level must be Biology or Chemistry. The other subject (Biology/Chemistry) must be offered at Standard Level if not at Higher. Physics must be offered at GCSE level if not at Higher or Subsidiary Level.38 - 36 points overall including 6 in Higher Level Biology and one further science from chemistry, physics, maths, and psychology at the Higher Level.
IB Grades Required36. Minimum of 19 points at Higher Level. 7,6,6 must be offered at Higher Level; 7 points at Standard Level Chemistry/Biology if not at Higher Level.38 - 36 points.

Open Days

27 March 2019: Undergraduate Open Day6 March 2019: Postgraduate Open Evening.
5 July 2019: Undergraduate Open Day27 April 2019: Undergraduate Open Day.
14 September 2019: Undergraduate Open Day26 June 2019: Undergraduate Open Day.
26 October 2019: Undergraduate Open Day

The Guardian Scores

Course Satisfaction88.1%92.6%
Teaching Satisfaction86.4%92.4%
Feedback Satisfaction56.1%61.9%
Student Staff Ratio9.17
Expenditure Per Student / 1094
Average Entry Tariff200189
Value Added Score / 1055
Career After 6 Months100%100%
Continuation99.3%100%
The Guardian Score72%73.7%
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The Complete University Guide Scores

Average Entry Tariff198190
Student Satisfaction / 53.924.07
Research Quality / 53.253.16
Graduate Prospects100%100%
The Complete University Guide Score97.0%95.9%
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