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Cardiff University School of Medicine

University of Leeds School of Medicine

Our Score85%88%
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Course StructurePBLIntegrated
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 pa£29,750 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.n/a

BMAT

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How?n/aThose in the top 20% will receive the full mark available for this part of their application and those in the bottom 20% will receive the lowest mark available for this part of their application. They do not use a pre-determined cut-off threshold. The BMAT total score will be calculated from a sum of the scores achieved in Section 1, 2 and 3 although Section 3 will have half the weighting of the other sections as it will be revisited during the interview stage of the selection process.

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.We expect applicants to have obtained a substantial number of GCSE passes, at a high standard. At least 6 grade B’s (or a mark of 6 if applicants have taken the new GCSEs) must be offered including the following: • English • Mathematics • Dual/Double Science, or Science and Additional Science, or Chemistry and Biology These are the minimum entry requirements for Leeds; applicants should be aware that admission is highly competitive and the majority of applicants will have qualifications well above this standard.
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 required. General Studies & Critical Thinking are not considered. Certain combinations are not acceptable - for example, Chemistry with Biology and Human Biology or Chemistry with Maths and Further Maths.
A-Level Grades RequiredAAA for 5 year programme and foundation programme (which leads on to five year programme).AAA.
Scottish Highers Subjects RequiredIncluding Chemistry, Physics, and Biology.AAAAB at Higher including Biology
Scottish Higher Grades RequiredAAAAAAAAAB
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.AB at Advanced Higher, including A in Chemistry
Scottish Advanced Highers Grades RequiredAAAB
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.Chemistry must be taken at HL. Two subjects from Biology, Maths & Physics must also be offered at either Higher Level or Standard Level if not offered at GCSE. English must be offered at Standard Level if not offered at GCSE.
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.35 with at least 6 in three HL subjects to include Chemistry.

Open Days

27 March 2019: Undergraduate Open Day
5 July 2019: Undergraduate Open Day
14 September 2019: Undergraduate Open Day
26 October 2019: Undergraduate Open Day

The Guardian Scores

Course Satisfaction88.1%96.0%
Teaching Satisfaction86.4%94.3%
Feedback Satisfaction56.1%78.2%
Student Staff Ratio9.18.6
Expenditure Per Student / 1094
Average Entry Tariff200199
Value Added Score / 1057
Career After 6 Months100%100%
Continuation99.3%98.6%
The Guardian Score72%79.4%
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The Complete University Guide Scores

Average Entry Tariff198195
Student Satisfaction / 53.924.25
Research Quality / 53.253.10
Graduate Prospects100%100%
The Complete University Guide Score97.0%96.7%
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