Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry

Our Score85%
Course StructurePBL
Foundation Year Available
Graduate Entry Available
Interview StyleMMI
EU Students£9,250 pa
Non-EU StudentsPre-Clinical: £18,600 pa; Clinical: £34,500 pa


How?At 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



Entry Requirements

GCSE Subjects RequiredApplicants 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 RequiredA*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 RequiredA*AA - AAB.
Scottish Highers Subjects Required-
Scottish Higher Grades Required-
Scottish Advanced Highers Subjects RequiredGrades AAA-AAB including a grade A in biology and one further science from chemistry, physics, maths, and psychology.
Scottish Advanced Highers Grades RequiredAAA-AAB
IB Subjects Required38 - 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 Required38 - 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 Satisfaction92.6%
Teaching Satisfaction92.4%
Feedback Satisfaction61.9%
Student Staff Ratio7
Expenditure Per Student / 104
Average Entry Tariff189
Value Added Score / 105
Career After 6 Months100%
The Guardian Score73.7%
The Guardian

The Complete University Guide Scores

Average Entry Tariff190
Student Satisfaction / 54.07
Research Quality / 53.16
Graduate Prospects100%
The Complete University Guide Score95.9%
The Complete University Guide