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Cardiff University School of Medicine

University of Nottingham School of Medicine

Our Score85%81%
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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£21,120 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 Nottingham, there is no UKCAT threshold. Individual UKCAT results are scored as follows (the weighting for each of the four components is equal). The maximum that can be achieved for 2016 when the cognitive and non-cognitive is added together is 30 points. The scoring system is as follows for the three cognitive components (Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, Abstract Reasoning): 801 - 900 = 9 points; 701 - 800 = 8 points; 601 - 700 = 7 points; 501 - 600 = 6 points; 401 - 500 = 5 points; 301 - 400 = 4 points. The fifth component, SJT is scored as follows: Band 1 = 3 points; Band 2 = 2 points; Band 3 = 1 point; Band 4 = applicant is not considered further. For example, if you scored VR 680 (7 points), QR 500 (5 points), AR 710 (8 points) and got SJT Band 2, you would receive 22 points out of 30. The top 50% of applicants will go forward to the next stage, which involves scoring personal statements.

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.At least six GCSEs at grade A (grade 7) including Chemistry, Physics and Biology or Double Science. (Applied Science is not accepted); GCSE Grade B (grade 6) in English language and Maths. If taken double science a score of AA (7:7) is required.
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 are required at A level, and you must have achieved a pass in practical assessments. The third subject can be in any area except for General Studies and Critical Thinking.
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.AAABB
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.AA in biology and chemistry
Scottish Advanced Highers Grades RequiredAAAA
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.Biology and Chemistry must be taken to 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.36 with 6,6,6 at Higher Level.

Open Days

27 March 2019: Undergraduate Open Day28 June 2019: University of Nottingham - Undergraduate open day
5 July 2019: Undergraduate Open Day29 June 2019: University of Nottingham - Undergraduate open day
14 September 2019: Undergraduate Open Day13 September 2019: University of Nottingham - Undergraduate open day
26 October 2019: Undergraduate Open Day14 September 2019: University of Nottingham - Undergraduate open day

The Guardian Scores

Course Satisfaction88.1%71.7%
Teaching Satisfaction86.4%87.5%
Feedback Satisfaction56.1%44.2%
Student Staff Ratio9.17.3
Expenditure Per Student / 1093
Average Entry Tariff200202
Value Added Score / 1057
Career After 6 Months100%100%
Continuation99.3%96.9%
The Guardian Score72%64.3%
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The Complete University Guide Scores

Average Entry Tariff198203
Student Satisfaction / 53.923.61
Research Quality / 53.253.13
Graduate Prospects100%100%
The Complete University Guide Score97.0%96.7%
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