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Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry

University of Aberdeen School of Medicine and Dentistry

Our Score85%95%
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Course StructurePBLIntegrated
Foundation Year Available
Graduate Entry Available
Interview StyleMMIMMI
EU Students£9,250 paRUK: £9,000 pa / Home/EU: £1,820 pa
Non-EU StudentsPre-Clinical: £18,600 pa; Clinical: £34,500 pa£39,000 pa (This includes the mandatory national levy to cover the cost of tuition in the NHS)

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 2610Candidates' UKCAT scores are considered in selection for interview alongside actual and predicted academic achievement. A minimum UKCAT cut-off score is NOT used. A score (between 1200 - 3600) is allocated based on the applicant's overall performance compared with all other applicants. Interview: the lowest total score for an applicant invited to interview 1600 and the highest 2480 Offers made: the lowest total score for successful applicants who were made offers was 1660 and the highest 2480 Please Note: Scores for 2017 may seem lowere due to only 3 subtests being scored.

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 physicsEnglish Language and Maths Grade C (level 4); combination of A and B (level 6-9) passes at GCSE expected, especially in science subjects. Biology is recommended; Physics is recommended (or Dual 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, and one subject from Biology/Human Biology/Maths/Physics is required. One further A-Level in most other subjects (not General Studies). Check with Medical Admissions Office if in doubt about suitability of a subject.
A-Level Grades RequiredA*AA - AAB.AAA
Scottish Highers Subjects Required-Should our S5 minimum requirements of AAAAB in appropriate subjects be achieved then a typical offer would be Conditional with achievable S6 conditions being set. If our S5 requirements are not met, a typical offer will be Conditional upon achieving a minimum of the grades below in three appropriate subjects in S6. National 5 qualifications; English and Maths are required (Grade B minimum); Biology and Physics are recommended but not compulsory (Grade B minimum). A combination of Grade A & B passes at Standard Grade / National 5 is expected, especially in science subjects.
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.Higher qualifications: Chemistry (Grade B minimum); Two subjects are required from Biology/Human Biology, Maths, Physics. Two further Highers in most other subjects – applicants should check with the Medical Admissions office if clarification required. These may be taken across the Senior Phase – S4 to S6. There is no requirement, and therefore no advantage given, to obtaining the three sciences required in one sitting. Maths is regarded as a science.
Scottish Advanced Highers Grades RequiredAAA-AABGrade B 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.Chemistry, and one subject from Biology/Human Biology/Maths/Physics is required. Maths studies cannot be considered as one of the two sciences. One other subject.
IB Grades Required38 - 36 points.36 points overall (including core), with 3 appropriate subjects at HL each to achieve grade 6 and 3 appropriate subjects at SL (see below) with an average of 6.

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%97.0%
Teaching Satisfaction92.4%96.0%
Feedback Satisfaction61.9%71.6%
Student Staff Ratio77.5
Expenditure Per Student / 1043
Average Entry Tariff189238
Value Added Score / 1054
Career After 6 Months100%100%
Continuation100%98.3%
The Guardian Score73.7%92.2%
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The Complete University Guide Scores

Average Entry Tariff190238
Student Satisfaction / 54.074.24
Research Quality / 53.162.89
Graduate Prospects100%100%
The Complete University Guide Score95.9%97.9%
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