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Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry

Brighton and Sussex Medical School

Our Score85%93%
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Course StructurePBLIntegrated
Foundation Year Available
Graduate Entry Available
Interview StyleMMIMMI
EU Students£9,250 paUK and EU: £9,250. Channel Islands and Isle of Man: £19,000 pa
Non-EU StudentsPre-Clinical: £18,600 pa; Clinical: £34,500 pa£29,000 pa

UKCAT (UCAT)

Used
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 2610n/a

BMAT

Used
How?n/aThe BMAT score is used to rank candidates for interview. BSMS scores the BMAT out of 28 (9 marks for Section 1, 9 for Section 2 and 5 marks for each element of Section 3) we then rank all applicants according to their total score out of 28 and work down the rankings to fill our interview places. For 2016 entry, applicants without contextual data who scored 16 or above were invited for interview (the cut off score will vary each year).

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 physicsEnglish Language/Literature and Maths, Grade B (Grade 6) or above.
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 sciencesBiology and Chemistry mandatory. No specified third subject (they encourage humanities/arts for broadening academic horizons) - vast majority of applicants choose to study Maths or Physics. General studies not accepted.
A-Level Grades RequiredA*AA - AAB.AAA
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.Three Advanced Highers including Biology and Chemistry grades A or two Advanced Highers in Biology and Chemistry at grades A plus 2 Higher Level subjects at grades A.
Scottish Advanced Highers Grades RequiredAAA-AAB370
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.Biology and Chemistry at Higher Level.
IB Grades Required38 - 36 points.36 points with a minimum of grade 6 in Higher Level Biology and Chemistry.

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%99%
Teaching Satisfaction92.4%98.7%
Feedback Satisfaction61.9%86.5%
Student Staff Ratio710.3
Expenditure Per Student / 1048
Average Entry Tariff189190
Value Added Score / 10510
Career After 6 Months100%100%
Continuation100%100%
The Guardian Score73.7%87.8%
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The Complete University Guide Scores

Average Entry Tariff190190
Student Satisfaction / 54.074.58
Research Quality / 53.163.24
Graduate Prospects100%100%
The Complete University Guide Score95.9%97.2%
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