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Cardiff University School of Medicine

University of St Andrews School of Medicine

Our Score85%88%
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Course StructurePBLIntegrated
Foundation Year Available
Graduate Entry Available
Interview StyleMMIMMI
EU Students£9,000 paHome (Scotland/EU): £1,820 pa; Rest of UK (England, Wales, N.Ireland): £9,250 pa
Non-EU StudentsYears 1-2: £18,250 pa; Years 3-5: £32,250 pa£31,580 pa

UKCAT (UCAT)

Used
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 St Andrews, the UKCAT is used to rank for interview (top 400). The Situational Judgement score contributes to the overall interview score.

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.Minimum of 5 A (grade 7) GCSEs
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 one other from Biology, Mathematics or Physics. Does not have a preference for the third Advanced Level subject. Human Biology may replace Biology. General Studies, Critical Thinking and Global Perspectives & Research are not accepted. Only one of Mathematics or Further Mathematics will be considered for the 3 subjects required at Advanced Level.
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.Including Chemistry (A grade) and one other from Biology, Mathematics or Physics.
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.-
Scottish Advanced Highers Grades RequiredAAPredicted to achieve at least BBB Highers or Advanced Highers in S6 studies.
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.See IB grades required.
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. Higher Level: 3 passes at Grade 6 to include Chemistry and one of Biology, Maths or Physics. Standard level: 3 passes at Grade 6 to include Biology, Maths, English if not offered at Higher Level.

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%94%
Teaching Satisfaction86.4%96.3%
Feedback Satisfaction56.1%71.5%
Student Staff Ratio9.111.1
Expenditure Per Student / 1093
Average Entry Tariff200220
Value Added Score / 1058
Career After 6 Months100%98%
Continuation99.3%n/a%
The Guardian Score72%79.3%
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The Complete University Guide Scores

Average Entry Tariff198220
Student Satisfaction / 53.924.43
Research Quality / 53.252.79
Graduate Prospects100%98%
The Complete University Guide Score97.0%96.9%
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