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Cardiff University School of Medicine

University of Sheffield Medical School

Our Score85%82%
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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£33,500 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.The test must be taken prior to your application in the year of application. At Sheffield, in addition to academic entry requirements, candidates must have achieved a score of 2470/3600 or above in their UCAT to be given further consideration. The Situational Judgement component is considered for those invited to attend a Multiple Mini Interview (MMI).

BMAT

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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.You should have at least five grade A (grade 7) GCSE subjects; GCSE passes at grade B (grade 6) or above in Mathematics, English and at least one science subject (which may be dual awards); The five A grades may include Mathematics, English or a science subject; Acceptable science GCSEs include: Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics, Psychology, Sciences (dual awards).
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 or Biology and one other science (Maths, Physics, Biology/Human Biology or Psychology). The combination of Chemistry and Biology is acceptable. Critical Thinking and General Studies are not accepted. Further Mathematics for candidates who hold Mathematics A Level are not considered.
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.-
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.Chemistry or Biology and another science subject
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.Chemistry and another science subject.
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 points overall with 6s in Higher Level subjects (to include Biology or Chemistry and another science subject) and no less than 4 in Standard Level subjects.

Open Days

27 March 2019: Undergraduate Open Day27 February 2019: Postgraduate Taught Open Day Wednesday 27 February 2019
5 July 2019: Undergraduate Open Day22 June 2019: UG Open Day Saturday 22 June
14 September 2019: Undergraduate Open Day6 July 2019: UG Open Day Saturday 6 July
26 October 2019: Undergraduate Open Day7 September 2019: UG Open Day Saturday 08 September
19 October 2019: UG Open Day Saturday 19 October

The Guardian Scores

Course Satisfaction88.1%94.4%
Teaching Satisfaction86.4%94.5%
Feedback Satisfaction56.1%75.6%
Student Staff Ratio9.110.4
Expenditure Per Student / 1093
Average Entry Tariff200189
Value Added Score / 1056
Career After 6 Months100%100%
Continuation99.3%98.8%
The Guardian Score72%67.2%
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The Complete University Guide Scores

Average Entry Tariff198188
Student Satisfaction / 53.924.75
Research Quality / 53.253.14
Graduate Prospects100%100%
The Complete University Guide Score97.0%97.3%
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