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Newcastle University School of Medical Education

Cardiff University School of Medicine

Our Score95%85%
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Course StructureIntegratedPBL
Foundation Year Available
Graduate Entry Available
Interview StyleMMIMMI
EU Students£9,250 pa£9,000 pa
Non-EU StudentsYears 1-2: £17,935 pa; Years 3-5: £33,190 paYears 1-2: £18,250 pa; Years 3-5: £32,250 pa

UKCAT (UCAT)

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How?At 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.Cardiff 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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Entry Requirements

GCSE Subjects RequiredIf Chemistry or Biology are not offered at AS/A-Level, they must be offered at GCSE with Grade A or 7.5 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 RequiredCandidates 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 7.5 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.AAA for 5 year programme and foundation programme (which leads on to five year programme).
Scottish Highers Subjects RequiredHigher 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).Including Chemistry, Physics, and Biology.
Scottish Higher Grades RequiredAAAAAAAAAA
Scottish Advanced Highers Subjects Required-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 Chemistry and/or Biology required. Combinations of two sciences, Mathematics and English.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 RequiredMinimum of 38 points: Higher Level Grade 6 in Chemistry or Biology. Minimum of 5 in all subjects.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

28 June 2019: Discover the many opportunities to fulfil your potential at Newcastle.27 March 2019: Undergraduate Open Day
29 June 2019: Discover the many opportunities to fulfil your potential at Newcastle.5 July 2019: Undergraduate Open Day
14 September 2019: Discover the many opportunities to fulfil your potential at Newcastle.14 September 2019: Undergraduate Open Day
26 October 2019: Undergraduate Open Day

The Guardian Scores

Course Satisfaction93%88.1%
Teaching Satisfaction95%86.4%
Feedback Satisfaction74.6%56.1%
Student Staff Ratio7.39.1
Expenditure Per Student / 1079
Average Entry Tariff208200
Value Added Score / 1055
Career After 6 Months99%100%
Continuation97.7%99.3%
The Guardian Score92.1%72%
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The Complete University Guide Scores

Average Entry Tariff208198
Student Satisfaction / 54.263.92
Research Quality / 53.203.25
Graduate Prospects100%100%
The Complete University Guide Score98.2%97.0%
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