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Cardiff University School of Medicine

University of Sunderland School of Medicine

Our Score85%61%
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Course StructurePBLPBL
Foundation Year Available
Graduate Entry Available
Interview StyleMMIMMI
EU Students£9,000 pa9,250
Non-EU StudentsYears 1-2: £18,250 pa; Years 3-5: £32,250 paNA

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.New for 2019 entry - unspecified.

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.5 subjects at grade A (7) with a minimum of grade B (6) in Maths, English Language, Biology, Chemistry and Physics. Dual science accepted.
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).Biology or Chemistry plus another designated science subject (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths/Further Maths/Statistics) and a third academic subject. Any science A Level (Biology, Chemistry, Physics) completed in England from 2017 must include a pass in the practical endorsement.
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 Highers are required at grades AAAAB, including Chemistry or Biology plus a second science at grade A(7).
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.Two Advanced Highers (Chemistry or Biology plus a second science) must also be achieved at minimum grades of AB.
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.35 points including three grade 6 passes at IB Higher Level and grades of 6, 6, 5 at Standard Level are required. Higher Level subjects should include Chemistry or Biology, plus one from Chemistry, Biology, Physics or Maths and a third rigorous subject. Any science not taken at the Higher Level must be offered at Standard Level grade 5 or GCSE grade B (or equivalent). Points awarded for the Extended Essay or Theory of Knowledge are not taken into account but these components must have been completed. English Language (Language A) at Grade 6 is acceptable in lieu of GCSE English Language. Please see English Language Requirements under General Requirements if you do not have either of these.
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 points including three grade 6 passes at IB Higher Level and grades of 6, 6, 5 at Standard Level.

Open Days

27 March 2019: Undergraduate Open Day13 February 2019: Post Graduate Open Day
5 July 2019: Undergraduate Open Day13 March 2019: Our March Open Day Drop-In is a more informal event and can provide you with information on both undergraduate and postgraduate study.
14 September 2019: Undergraduate Open Day
26 October 2019: Undergraduate Open Day

The Guardian Scores

Course Satisfaction88.1%83%
Teaching Satisfaction86.4%86%
Feedback Satisfaction56.1%73%
Student Staff Ratio9.115.6
Expenditure Per Student / 1095.7
Average Entry Tariff200119
Value Added Score / 1055
Career After 6 Months100%69%
Continuation99.3%86%
The Guardian Score72%60.9%
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The Complete University Guide Scores

Average Entry Tariff198
Student Satisfaction / 53.92
Research Quality / 53.25
Graduate Prospects100%
The Complete University Guide Score97.0%
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