Lancaster University Medical School

Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry

Our Score80%85%
Course StructurePBLPBL
Foundation Year Available
Graduate Entry Available
Interview StyleMMIMMI
EU Students£9,250 pa£9,250 pa
Non-EU Students£29,170 paPre-Clinical: £18,600 pa; Clinical: £34,500 pa


How?n/aAt Plymouth, the UKCAT is used alongside academic ability. You are required to meet a minimum standard in each of the subtests plus an overall target score set and reviewed annually by the Admissions Advisory Panel. For example, in 2015 for 2016 entry: The minimum scores were: Verbal Reasoning - 530; Quantitative Reasoning - 650; Abstract Reasoning - 610; Decision Analysis - 600. An overall score of 2610


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)Applicants need to achieve 7 GCSE passes at grades A-C/9-4 which must include English language, mathematics and either GCSE double award science or two from single award chemistry, biology, or physics
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.A*AA - AAB at A-Level which must include an A grade in biology and one further science from chemistry, physics, maths, and psychology. Your third GCE A level can be from any subject area including the humanities, languages, music, sport, science and the social sciences
A-Level Grades RequiredAAA - A*AAA*AA - AAB.
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.-
Scottish Higher Grades RequiredAAAAB-
Scottish Advanced Highers Subjects RequiredAdvanced Highers in Biology and Chemistry.Grades AAA-AAB including a grade A in biology and one further science from chemistry, physics, maths, and psychology.
Scottish Advanced Highers Grades RequiredAAAAA-AAB
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.38 - 36 points overall including 6 in Higher Level Biology and one further science from chemistry, physics, maths, and psychology at the Higher Level.
IB Grades Required36. Higher Level 6,6,6.38 - 36 points.

Open Days

6 March 2019: Postgraduate Open Evening.
27 April 2019: Undergraduate Open Day.
26 June 2019: Undergraduate Open Day.

The Guardian Scores

Course Satisfaction93.9%92.6%
Teaching Satisfaction93.3%92.4%
Feedback Satisfaction72.0%61.9%
Student Staff Ratio10.17
Expenditure Per Student / 1044
Average Entry Tariff171189
Value Added Score / 10n/a5
Career After 6 Monthsn/a%100%
The Guardian Score64.3%73.7%
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The Complete University Guide Scores

Average Entry Tariff169190
Student Satisfaction / 54.254.07
Research Quality / 53.273.16
Graduate Prospectsn/a%100%
The Complete University Guide Score95.4%95.9%
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