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King's College London GKT School of Medical Education

University of Birmingham College of Medical and Dental Sciences

Our Score71%88%
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Course StructureIntegratedIntegrated
Foundation Year Available
Graduate Entry Available
Interview StyleMMIMMI
EU Students£9,250 pa£9,250 pa
Non-EU Students£33,000 pa£22,500 (International students –Year 1 and 2) £38,100 (International students – Years 3, 4 and 5)

UKCAT (UCAT)

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How?At King's, GCSE scores, predicted A-Level grades, the personal statement and the reference contribute to the shortlisting of candidates, but examination performance and the UKCAT score are perhaps the most important. KCL does not have a threshold UKCAT score in any particular year, and UKCAT is only one of the factors considered in selecting candidates for interview. Scores for the last five years have varied between 630 and 735.At Birmingham, there is no UKCAT cut off score. An application will receive an overall score, which is the sum of weighted scores for each of the academic and UKCAT components. GCSE and UKCAT used for interview. The weightings are: academic – 70%; UKCAT – 30%. Total UKCAT scores of our applicants (excluding the band score for the SJT component) will be separated into deciles and scored (i.e. the top 10% of applicants’ scores will be in the top decile). The maximum score is 3.0. For example, for 2015 applicants, the 10th decile was a score of 2980 and allocated a score of 3; 9th decile was a score of 2880 and allocated a score of 2.67 - and so on.

BMAT

Used
How?n/an/a

Entry Requirements

GCSE Subjects RequiredChemistry and Biology, including Grade B (Level 6) in English and Mathematics.An application will receive a score for academic achievement based on GCSE (or equivalent) results. The subjects that will be scored are: English (both English Language and English Literature), Mathematics (or one, but not both, of Methods in Mathematics and Applications of Mathematics), Science (either, both of Biology and Chemistry or Double Award Science), plus two additional GCSEs (any subject). For the subjects specified above, a minimum grade of B (grade 6) must be offered. It is expected that the scores allocated to the different grades will be in the ratio of 4:2:1 (for A*, A, B, respectively). For each of the two unspecified subjects, a score of 2 will be allocated when an A* grade has been obtained (lower grades will not receive a score).
A-Level Subjects RequiredChemistry and Biology.Chemistry and Biology (or Human Biology). General studies or Critical Thinking not accepted.
A-Level Grades RequiredA*AA.A*AA. Candidates should have predicted AAA including Biology and Chemistry (NB. Human Biology is acceptable as an alternative to Biology).
Scottish Highers Subjects RequiredAAA at Higher in one sitting and AA at Advanced Higher, including grade A in Advanced Higher Chemistry and Biology (we do not count the Higher and Advanced Higher in the same subject).Highers: Five subjects at grade A including, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics and English.
Scottish Higher Grades RequiredAAAAAAAA
Scottish Advanced Highers Subjects RequiredIf only one of Chemistry or Biology is offered at Advanced Higher, the other must be offered at Higher level at grade A. English and Mathematics required at N5/Standard Credit grade 1 or 2/ Intermediate 2, with grade B if not offered at Higher.Advanced Highers: Three subjects including Chemistry and Biology must be offered (grade requirements: AAB)
Scottish Advanced Highers Grades RequiredAA, including grade A in Advanced Higher Chemistry and BiologyAAB
IB Subjects RequiredChemistry and Biology.Higher level: 766 from Chemistry and Biology and one other approved subject (in any order). Subsidiary level: The subjects must include English and Mathematics if not offered at the higher level (Maths Studies is acceptable).
IB Grades Required35 points three Higher Level subjects at 766 including Chemistry and Biology (if only one taken to HL the other must be taken at SL with 7).Minimum of 32 points must be attained. You must provide results from the Middle Years' Programme if available, or a GCSE-equivalent qualification. MYP results will be scored according to the following equivalencies to GCSEs: 7 = A*; 6 = A; 5 = B. A minimum of 5 must have been achieved in Science, English and Mathematics

Open Days

28 June 2019: Undergraduate Open Day - A chance for prospective applicants to visit the University, talk to staff, attend talks and take tours of the campus.
29 June 2019: Undergraduate Open Day - A chance for prospective applicants to visit the University, talk to staff, attend talks and take tours of the campus.
14 September 2019: Undergraduate Open Day - A chance for prospective applicants to visit the University, talk to staff, attend talks and take tours of the campus.
19 October 2019: Undergraduate Open Day - A chance for prospective applicants to visit the University, talk to staff, attend talks and take tours of the campus.

The Guardian Scores

Course Satisfaction67%93%
Teaching Satisfaction76.1%92.0%
Feedback Satisfaction38.7%67.9%
Student Staff Ratio8.57.9
Expenditure Per Student / 1044
Average Entry Tariff189204
Value Added Score / 1075
Career After 6 Months100%100%
Continuation95.3%97.7%
The Guardian Score44.2%79.3%
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The Complete University Guide Scores

Average Entry Tariff190201
Student Satisfaction / 53.474.11
Research Quality / 53.403.04
Graduate Prospects99%100%
The Complete University Guide Score96.9%96.7%
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