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Newcastle University School of Medical Education

University College London Medical School

Our Score95%94%
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Course StructureIntegratedIntegrated
Foundation Year Available
Graduate Entry Available
Interview StyleMMITraditional
EU Students£9,250 pa£9,250 pa
Non-EU StudentsYears 1-2: £17,935 pa; Years 3-5: £33,190 pa£34,660 (2019/20) - Fixed fees for Overseas students do not apply for this programme. Overseas students entering in Year 1 pay the fees in 5 annual instalments of £34,660 (2 x £23,300 plus 3 x £42,230). Continuing Overseas students transferring in will pay £42,230 per year, representing the clinical rate for the later years of the MBBS programme. All fees are subject to annual increases of up to 5%

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.n/a

BMAT

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How?n/aThe BMAT is used to rank medical students for interview, but there is no cut off. The Essay (section III) is used as discussion in the interview.

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.GCSE (or IGCSE, O-level, IB or EB equivalent) at grade B or above in both English Language and Mathematics. For candidates taking the new style of GCSEs with numerical outcomes rather than letter grades, the requirement is for a score of 6 in both English Language and Mathematics. UCL expects all UK applicants to offer a Modern Foreign Language (not including Ancient Greek, Biblical Hebrew or Latin) at GCSE grade C or equivalent (the requirement for the new style of GCSEs with numerical outcomes will be score of 5). This requirement does not apply to international students. Candidates can be admitted if they do not offer a foreign language GCSE (and their application will not be disadvantaged), but they would be obliged to take a language course during their first year.
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.Chemistry and Biology must be studied at A-level. The third subject is the student’s own choice and can be any subject other than General Studies or Critical Thinking.
A-Level Grades RequiredAAA.Our standard conditional offer will be grades A*AA to include Chemistry and Biology.
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).-
Scottish Higher Grades RequiredAAAAAA,A,A
Scottish Advanced Highers Subjects Required-Including Chemistry and Biology
Scottish Advanced Highers Grades Required-A1,A,A at Advanced Highers (or A1,A at Advanced Higher and A,A,A at Higher)
IB Subjects RequiredHigher Level Chemistry and/or Biology required. Combinations of two sciences, Mathematics and English.Three subjects including Chemistry and Biology at Higher Level, plus three subjects at Standard Level. If Mathematics and English Language are not offered as part of the diploma, they should be offered as GCSE or IGCSE at grade B or above.
IB Grades RequiredMinimum of 38 points: Higher Level Grade 6 in Chemistry or Biology. Minimum of 5 in all subjects.39 points out of 45 overall. Higher Level subjects must collectively score 19 points and must include Biology and Chemistry, each with minimum score 6. Scores below 5 in any subject are not acceptable.

Open Days

28 June 2019: Discover the many opportunities to fulfil your potential at Newcastle.13 March 2019: Department of Political Science Postgraduate Open Evening
29 June 2019: Discover the many opportunities to fulfil your potential at Newcastle.13 March 2019: Medical Sciences & Engineering BSc/MSci Applicant Day
14 September 2019: Discover the many opportunities to fulfil your potential at Newcastle.

The Guardian Scores

Course Satisfaction93%89.5%
Teaching Satisfaction95%90.2%
Feedback Satisfaction74.6%55.1%
Student Staff Ratio7.35.7
Expenditure Per Student / 1077
Average Entry Tariff208215
Value Added Score / 1055
Career After 6 Months99%100%
Continuation97.7%97.2%
The Guardian Score92.1%89.9%
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The Complete University Guide Scores

Average Entry Tariff208215
Student Satisfaction / 54.263.90
Research Quality / 53.203.20
Graduate Prospects100%100%
The Complete University Guide Score98.2%98.5%
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