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Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry

Newcastle University School of Medical Education

Our Score85%95%
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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 paYears 1-2: £17,935 pa; Years 3-5: £33,190 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 2610At 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.

BMAT

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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 physicsIf Chemistry or Biology are not offered at AS/A-Level, they must be offered at GCSE with Grade A or 7.
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 sciencesCandidates 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.
A-Level Grades RequiredA*AA - AAB.AAA.
Scottish Highers Subjects Required-Higher 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 Required-AAAAA
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.Higher Level Chemistry and/or Biology required. Combinations of two sciences, Mathematics and English.
IB Grades Required38 - 36 points.Minimum of 38 points: Higher Level Grade 6 in Chemistry or Biology. Minimum of 5 in all subjects.

Open Days

6 March 2019: Postgraduate Open Evening.28 June 2019: Discover the many opportunities to fulfil your potential at Newcastle.
27 April 2019: Undergraduate Open Day.29 June 2019: Discover the many opportunities to fulfil your potential at Newcastle.
26 June 2019: Undergraduate Open Day.14 September 2019: Discover the many opportunities to fulfil your potential at Newcastle.

The Guardian Scores

Course Satisfaction92.6%93%
Teaching Satisfaction92.4%95%
Feedback Satisfaction61.9%74.6%
Student Staff Ratio77.3
Expenditure Per Student / 1047
Average Entry Tariff189208
Value Added Score / 1055
Career After 6 Months100%99%
Continuation100%97.7%
The Guardian Score73.7%92.1%
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The Complete University Guide Scores

Average Entry Tariff190208
Student Satisfaction / 54.074.26
Research Quality / 53.163.20
Graduate Prospects100%100%
The Complete University Guide Score95.9%98.2%
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