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Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry

Keele University School of Medicine

Our Score85%92%
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Course StructurePBLIntegrated
Foundation Year Available
Graduate Entry Available
Interview StyleMMIMMI
EU Students£9,250 pa£9,250 pa
Non-EU StudentsPre-Clinical: £18,600 pa; Clinical: £34,500 pa£27,800 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 2610Keele exclude students who scored in the bottom 20% nationally, or students who score Band 4 in Situational Judgement. Keele also uses UKCAT results in borderline cases. Applicants who narrowly miss achieving the required score for their application may receive further consideration on the basis of their UKCAT score. Similarly, if the number of applicants tied on a particular academic score exceeds the number of interview slots available, these applicants will be ranked on their total UKCAT score. In these borderline cases, the required UKCAT score will depend upon the level of performance in the test among this group of applicants. For 2015 entry, applicants who were successful in gaining an offer had total UKCAT scores in the range 2,190 - 3,170.

BMAT

Used
How?n/an/a

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 physics5As; Maths, English Language & Science GCSE at a minimum of grade B/6. Science/Core Science (including AQA Science A or Science B) plus Additional Science is acceptable as an alternative to Biology, Chemistry and Physics. If Further Additional Science has been taken, this must also be passed at grade B. IGCSE double-award Science is also acceptable. Applied Science is not an acceptable GCSE. Please note that physics – as well as Biology and Chemistry – must have been passed at the required level, either as a stand-alone GCSE or as part of double/triple-award science.
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 sciencesChemistry or Biology and a second science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths/Statistics). General Studies, Critical Thinking and Citizenship Studies are not accepted. Only one A-Level from Maths/Further Maths/Statistics will be considered; Biology and PE are not accepted in combination.
A-Level Grades RequiredA*AA - AAB.A*AA-AAA
Scottish Highers Subjects Required-National 5 - minimum 5x A with minimum of B in maths, English, Biology, Chemistry and Physics. Higher - minimum of AAAAB, including chemistry/biology plus a second science both at A, to be achieved by the end of S5 (i.e. before applying).
Scottish Higher Grades Required-AAAAB
Scottish Advanced Highers Subjects RequiredGrades AAA-AAB including a grade A in biology and one further science from chemistry, physics, maths, and psychology.Advanced Higher - minimum of AB from two subjects (both sciences) sat in S6 - any additional subject sat at Higher level in S6 must be achieved at grade B or higher. Any science subject not being offered at Higher or Advanced Higher level must have been passed at Standard/National 5 grade B/2.
Scottish Advanced Highers Grades RequiredAAA-AABAB minimum
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.Higher Level subjects should include Chemistry or Biology, plus one from Chemistry, Biology, Physics or Maths and a third rigorous subject. Any science not taken at the Higher Level must be offered at Standard Level grade 5 or GCSE grade B (or equivalent).
IB Grades Required38 - 36 points.35 points from six academic subjects. Three grade 6 passes at IB Higher Level and grades of 6, 6, 5 at Standard Level are required.

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%91.9%
Teaching Satisfaction92.4%97.0%
Feedback Satisfaction61.9%72.4%
Student Staff Ratio76.9
Expenditure Per Student / 1044
Average Entry Tariff189194
Value Added Score / 1056
Career After 6 Months100%99%
Continuation100%98.0%
The Guardian Score73.7%85.7%
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The Complete University Guide Scores

Average Entry Tariff190194
Student Satisfaction / 54.074.25
Research Quality / 53.163.27
Graduate Prospects100%100%
The Complete University Guide Score95.9%97.9%
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