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Cardiff University School of Medicine

University College London Medical School

Our Score85%94%
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Course StructurePBLIntegrated
Foundation Year Available
Graduate Entry Available
Interview StyleMMITraditional
EU Students£9,000 pa£9,250 pa
Non-EU StudentsYears 1-2: £18,250 pa; Years 3-5: £32,250 pa£34,660 (2019/20) - Fixed fees for Overseas students do not apply for this programme. Overseas students entering in Year 1 pay the fees in 5 annual instalments of £34,660 (2 x £23,300 plus 3 x £42,230). Continuing Overseas students transferring in will pay £42,230 per year, representing the clinical rate for the later years of the MBBS programme. All fees are subject to annual increases of up to 5%

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.n/a

BMAT

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How?n/aThe BMAT is used to rank medical students for interview, but there is no cut off. The Essay (section III) is used as discussion in the interview.

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.GCSE (or IGCSE, O-level, IB or EB equivalent) at grade B or above in both English Language and Mathematics. For candidates taking the new style of GCSEs with numerical outcomes rather than letter grades, the requirement is for a score of 6 in both English Language and Mathematics. UCL expects all UK applicants to offer a Modern Foreign Language (not including Ancient Greek, Biblical Hebrew or Latin) at GCSE grade C or equivalent (the requirement for the new style of GCSEs with numerical outcomes will be score of 5). This requirement does not apply to international students. Candidates can be admitted if they do not offer a foreign language GCSE (and their application will not be disadvantaged), but they would be obliged to take a language course during their first year.
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).Chemistry and Biology must be studied at A-level. The third subject is the student’s own choice and can be any subject other than General Studies or Critical Thinking.
A-Level Grades RequiredAAA for 5 year programme and foundation programme (which leads on to five year programme).Our standard conditional offer will be grades A*AA to include Chemistry and Biology.
Scottish Highers Subjects RequiredIncluding Chemistry, Physics, and Biology.-
Scottish Higher Grades RequiredAAAAAA,A,A
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.Including Chemistry and Biology
Scottish Advanced Highers Grades RequiredAAA1,A,A at Advanced Highers (or A1,A at Advanced Higher and A,A,A at Higher)
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.Three subjects including Chemistry and Biology at Higher Level, plus three subjects at Standard Level. If Mathematics and English Language are not offered as part of the diploma, they should be offered as GCSE or IGCSE at grade B or above.
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.39 points out of 45 overall. Higher Level subjects must collectively score 19 points and must include Biology and Chemistry, each with minimum score 6. Scores below 5 in any subject are not acceptable.

Open Days

27 March 2019: Undergraduate Open Day13 March 2019: Department of Political Science Postgraduate Open Evening
5 July 2019: Undergraduate Open Day13 March 2019: Medical Sciences & Engineering BSc/MSci Applicant Day
14 September 2019: Undergraduate Open Day
26 October 2019: Undergraduate Open Day

The Guardian Scores

Course Satisfaction88.1%89.5%
Teaching Satisfaction86.4%90.2%
Feedback Satisfaction56.1%55.1%
Student Staff Ratio9.15.7
Expenditure Per Student / 1097
Average Entry Tariff200215
Value Added Score / 1055
Career After 6 Months100%100%
Continuation99.3%97.2%
The Guardian Score72%89.9%
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The Complete University Guide Scores

Average Entry Tariff198215
Student Satisfaction / 53.923.90
Research Quality / 53.253.20
Graduate Prospects100%100%
The Complete University Guide Score97.0%98.5%
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