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Imperial College London Faculty of Medicine

Cardiff University School of Medicine

Our Score93%85%
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Course StructureIntegratedPBL
Foundation Year Available
Graduate Entry Available
Interview StyleTraditionalMMI
EU Students£9,250 pa£9,000 pa
Non-EU Students£38,500 paYears 1-2: £18,250 pa; Years 3-5: £32,250 pa

UKCAT (UCAT)

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How?n/aCardiff 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.

BMAT

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How?Invitations to an interview will be based on the content of your UCAS application and your performance in all three sections of BMAT. BMAT cut-off scores are calculated each year, as a result of ranked candidate BMAT scores versus number of expected interview sessions. As a result, the absolute BMAT cut-off changes each year. For 2018 entry, the minimum scores required were: - a score of 4.1 in section 1 - a score of 4.2 in section 2 - a score of 2.5 and grade C in section 3n/a

Entry Requirements

GCSE Subjects RequiredGrade B (Grade 6) in English Language. If candidates don't have this, GCSE English must be resat (and made clear on the application).5 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.
A-Level Subjects RequiredChemistry, Biology and any third subject (excluding vocational subjects, General Studies and Critical Thinking).5 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).
A-Level Grades RequiredAAA - please note that a standard offer is likely to be A*AA. A* in Chemistry or Biology; A in the remaining subject from Chemistry or Biology; A in a third subject.AAA for 5 year programme and foundation programme (which leads on to five year programme).
Scottish Highers Subjects Required-Including Chemistry, Physics, and Biology.
Scottish Higher Grades Required-AAAAA
Scottish Advanced Highers Subjects RequiredAAA in Scottish Advanced Highers, to be achieved in one sitting and without resits.Applicants 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 Required-AA
IB Subjects RequiredHigher Level Biology and Chemistry. If either Biology or Chemistry is offered at Standard Level, one other science of maths subject must be offered at Higher Level. Also require English at Standard Level.Two 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.
IB Grades Required38. Biology and Chemistry at Higher Level 6. English at Standard Level 5. As a guide, the typical offer made in 2017 to at least 85% of applicants studying IB was 39 points overall. Usually, offers included a 7 in Biology or Chemistry at higher level.36. 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.

Open Days

25 June 2019: Undergraduate Open Day27 March 2019: Undergraduate Open Day
26 June 2019: Undergraduate Open Day5 July 2019: Undergraduate Open Day
14 September 2019: Undergraduate Open Day14 September 2019: Undergraduate Open Day
26 October 2019: Undergraduate Open Day

The Guardian Scores

Course Satisfaction90%88.1%
Teaching Satisfaction86.7%86.4%
Feedback Satisfaction64.6%56.1%
Student Staff Ratio7.49.1
Expenditure Per Student / 1099
Average Entry Tariff210200
Value Added Score / 1035
Career After 6 Months99%100%
Continuation97.8%99.3%
The Guardian Score87.6%72%
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The Complete University Guide Scores

Average Entry Tariff210198
Student Satisfaction / 54.083.92
Research Quality / 53.353.25
Graduate Prospects100%100%
The Complete University Guide Score98.9%97.0%
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