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Lancaster University Medical School

Newcastle University School of Medical Education

Our Score80%95%
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Course StructurePBLIntegrated
Foundation Year Available
Graduate Entry Available
Interview StyleMMIMMI
EU Students£9,250 pa£9,250 pa
Non-EU Students£29,170 paYears 1-2: £17,935 pa; Years 3-5: £33,190 pa

UKCAT (UCAT)

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How?n/aAt Newcastle, applications fulfilling the academic thresholds will then be assessed on their UKCAT scores. The UKCAT threshold may vary depending upon the competition to each programme. The threshold is based on the total UKCAT score. This threshold may differ in each admission cycle, as it is dependent on the scores achieved by applicants in the current cycle.

BMAT

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How?Applicants are considered in 5 stages. 1: Academic Critera, 2: BMAT, 3: Non-academic Criteria, 4: Interview, 5: Fitness to Practice. They calculate the total BMAT score by combining the individual scores for Sections 1, 2 and 3. Section 1 is scored out of 9; Section 2 is scored out of 9; and Section 3 is scored out of 5 (for quality of content). They do not use the quality of English score (A-E).n/a

Entry Requirements

GCSE Subjects Required9 subjects: 15 points (A*/A = 2 points, B = 1 point), including at least Grade B in English, Mathematics, Biology, Physics, Chemistry (or Core and Additional Science). Grade C must be achieved in all other subjects. New grading system A*=Grade 8/9, A=7 and B=6)If Chemistry or Biology are not offered at AS/A-Level, they must be offered at GCSE with Grade A or 7.
A-Level Subjects RequiredA2 Biology and Chemistry are mandatory. General Studies accepted as 4th AS Level only. Only one of Maths/Further Maths will be considered. Three subjects taken at one sitting, after 2 years of study, plus a 4th subject at AS-level 5 or EPQ.Candidates must have Chemistry and/or Biology at A or AS level. General Studies/Critical Thinking are not considered. For Biology, Chemistry and Physics, a pass is required in the practical element. If only one of Biology/Chemistry is offered at A or AS level, the other should be offered at GCSE with an A grade or 7.
A-Level Grades RequiredAAA - A*AAAAA.
Scottish Highers Subjects RequiredHighers: at least five subjects, taken at one sitting, after one year of study and including Biology (A), Chemistry (A) plus at least three other subjects. Minimum grades required: AAAAB.Higher Grade including Chemistry and/or Biology. If only one of Chemistry or Biology is offered at Higher level then the other should be offered at National 5, minimum grade A (or grade 1 Standard grade or Intermediate 2 equivalent).
Scottish Higher Grades RequiredAAAABAAAAA
Scottish Advanced Highers Subjects RequiredAdvanced Highers in Biology and Chemistry.-
Scottish Advanced Highers Grades RequiredAA-
IB Subjects RequiredAt Higher Level: Biology and Chemistry, plus one other subject, all at a minimum of 6 points. At Standard Level, three subjects, all at a minimum of 5 points.Higher Level Chemistry and/or Biology required. Combinations of two sciences, Mathematics and English.
IB Grades Required36. Higher Level 6,6,6.Minimum of 38 points: Higher Level Grade 6 in Chemistry or Biology. Minimum of 5 in all subjects.

Open Days

28 June 2019: Discover the many opportunities to fulfil your potential at Newcastle.
29 June 2019: Discover the many opportunities to fulfil your potential at Newcastle.
14 September 2019: Discover the many opportunities to fulfil your potential at Newcastle.

The Guardian Scores

Course Satisfaction93.9%93%
Teaching Satisfaction93.3%95%
Feedback Satisfaction72.0%74.6%
Student Staff Ratio10.17.3
Expenditure Per Student / 1047
Average Entry Tariff171208
Value Added Score / 10n/a5
Career After 6 Monthsn/a%99%
Continuation95.7%97.7%
The Guardian Score64.3%92.1%
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The Complete University Guide Scores

Average Entry Tariff169208
Student Satisfaction / 54.254.26
Research Quality / 53.273.20
Graduate Prospectsn/a%100%
The Complete University Guide Score95.4%98.2%
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