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Lancaster University Medical School

University of Aberdeen School of Medicine and Dentistry

Our Score80%95%
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Course StructurePBLIntegrated
Foundation Year Available
Graduate Entry Available
Interview StyleMMIMMI
EU Students£9,250 paRUK: £9,000 pa / Home/EU: £1,820 pa
Non-EU Students£29,170 pa£39,000 pa (This includes the mandatory national levy to cover the cost of tuition in the NHS)

UKCAT (UCAT)

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How?n/aCandidates' UKCAT scores are considered in selection for interview alongside actual and predicted academic achievement. A minimum UKCAT cut-off score is NOT used. A score (between 1200 - 3600) is allocated based on the applicant's overall performance compared with all other applicants. Interview: the lowest total score for an applicant invited to interview 1600 and the highest 2480 Offers made: the lowest total score for successful applicants who were made offers was 1660 and the highest 2480 Please Note: Scores for 2017 may seem lowere due to only 3 subtests being scored.

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)English Language and Maths Grade C (level 4); combination of A and B (level 6-9) passes at GCSE expected, especially in science subjects. Biology is recommended; Physics is recommended (or Dual Award Science).
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.Chemistry, and one subject from Biology/Human Biology/Maths/Physics is required. One further A-Level in most other subjects (not General Studies). Check with Medical Admissions Office if in doubt about suitability of a subject.
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.Should our S5 minimum requirements of AAAAB in appropriate subjects be achieved then a typical offer would be Conditional with achievable S6 conditions being set. If our S5 requirements are not met, a typical offer will be Conditional upon achieving a minimum of the grades below in three appropriate subjects in S6. National 5 qualifications; English and Maths are required (Grade B minimum); Biology and Physics are recommended but not compulsory (Grade B minimum). A combination of Grade A & B passes at Standard Grade / National 5 is expected, especially in science subjects.
Scottish Higher Grades RequiredAAAABAAAAB
Scottish Advanced Highers Subjects RequiredAdvanced Highers in Biology and Chemistry.Higher qualifications: Chemistry (Grade B minimum); Two subjects are required from Biology/Human Biology, Maths, Physics. Two further Highers in most other subjects – applicants should check with the Medical Admissions office if clarification required. These may be taken across the Senior Phase – S4 to S6. There is no requirement, and therefore no advantage given, to obtaining the three sciences required in one sitting. Maths is regarded as a science.
Scottish Advanced Highers Grades RequiredAAGrade B minimum.
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.Chemistry, and one subject from Biology/Human Biology/Maths/Physics is required. Maths studies cannot be considered as one of the two sciences. One other subject.
IB Grades Required36. Higher Level 6,6,6.36 points overall (including core), with 3 appropriate subjects at HL each to achieve grade 6 and 3 appropriate subjects at SL (see below) with an average of 6.

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The Guardian Scores

Course Satisfaction93.9%97.0%
Teaching Satisfaction93.3%96.0%
Feedback Satisfaction72.0%71.6%
Student Staff Ratio10.17.5
Expenditure Per Student / 1043
Average Entry Tariff171238
Value Added Score / 10n/a4
Career After 6 Monthsn/a%100%
Continuation95.7%98.3%
The Guardian Score64.3%92.2%
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The Complete University Guide Scores

Average Entry Tariff169238
Student Satisfaction / 54.254.24
Research Quality / 53.272.89
Graduate Prospectsn/a%100%
The Complete University Guide Score95.4%97.9%
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