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Queen's University Belfast School of Medicine

Aston University Medical School

Our Score81%
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Course StructureTraditionalIntegrated
Foundation Year Available
Graduate Entry Available
Interview StyleMMIMMI
EU StudentsEngland, Scotland & Wales: £9,250 pa; Northern Ireland & EU: £4,030 pa£9,250* per academic year *Confirmed 2018 entry fees. Tuition fees will be reviewed each year and may be subject to increase in line with government recommendations for 2019 entry.
Non-EU StudentsPre- Clinical: £20,550, pa, Clinical: £38,850, pa£38,850 per academic year *Confirmed 2018 entry fees. Tuition fees will be reviewed each year and may be subject to increase including government recommendations for a levy on clinical placements for 2019 entry.

UKCAT (UCAT)

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How?At QUB, you are awarded points for your UKCAT score and this is used at stage one of the selection process. For example: a score of 2,200+ would score 6 points; 2040 - 2190: 5 points; 1880 - 2030: 4 points; 1720 - 1870: 3 points; 1560 - 1710: 2 points; 1400 - 1550 1 point. The current scoring system is being reviewed for 2018 entry.This will be considered alongside the other selection criteria.

BMAT

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How?n/aN/A

Entry Requirements

GCSE Subjects RequiredGCSE performance in the best 9 subjects will be scored with 4 points awarded for an A* (grades 8 and 9 on the new 9-1 grading scale), 3 points for an A (grade 7), 2 points for a B (grade 6) and 1 point for a C (grades 4 and 5). From 2021 entry, in view of the re-alignment of the A* with a Grade 9, scoring will change to 4 points for a Grade 9 and 3 points for Grades 7 and 8.Minimum of five GCSEs/IGCSEs at grade B/6 which must include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology or Double Science (or overseas equivalent).
A-Level Subjects RequiredChemistry and at least one from: Biology/Human Biology, Physics and Maths. A maximum of one VCE/Applied subject. A-level Mathematics and Further Mathematics cannot be counted together at A- Level. Critical Thinking and General Studies excluded. If not offered at A-level then Biology/Human Biology grade A as a 4th AS-level or grade B as a 5th AS-level. Grade A in the EPQ or Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate or a grade B in a 4th A-level is acceptable in place of the 4th AS-level.Chemistry, Biology (including passing the practical elements) and any third subject, excluding General Studies and Critical Thinking.
A-Level Grades RequiredA*AA or AAA + A in a fourth AS-levelMinimum of AAA – AAB
Scottish Highers Subjects Required-N/A
Scottish Higher Grades RequiredApplicants with a minimum of AAABB in Scottish Highers at the first attempt are given serious consideration. 32 points are awarded for AAABB; 34 points for AAAAB and 36 points for AAAAA.N/A
Scottish Advanced Highers Subjects RequiredIn all cases, Chemistry (Grade A) plus a grade A in at least one from Physics, Biology and Mathematics are required. Three Advanced Highers are necessary unless applicants achieved five A grades in their Highers. If not taken as an Advanced Higher, Biology Higher is required and Standard Grade, Intermediate 2 or National 5 Physics and Mathematics are also necessary.Chemistry and Biology
Scottish Advanced Highers Grades RequiredWhere conditional offers are made, the standard specified in Advanced Highers is also dependent on performance in Scottish Highers and are AA (for those with AAAAA in Highers); AAB (for those with AAAAB in Highers) and AAA (for those with AAABB in Highers).AAA- AAB
IB Subjects RequiredMust include Chemistry and Biology at Higher Level.Chemistry and Biology with one other subject at Higher Level and the remaining points from Standard Level subjects and Diploma Programme Core.
IB Grades Required36 points 6,6,6.Total of 35 points with grades of 6,6,5 in three Higher Level subjects.

Open Days

5 July 2019: Get a taste of your subject, a feel for the campus and hear from Aston students.
5 October 2019: Get a taste of your subject, a feel for the campus and hear from Aston students.
23 November 2019: Get a taste of your subject, a feel for the campus and hear from Aston students.

The Guardian Scores

Course Satisfaction93%
Teaching Satisfaction92.7%
Feedback Satisfaction76.2%
Student Staff Ratio10.7
Expenditure Per Student / 104
Average Entry Tariff197
Value Added Score / 107
Career After 6 Months100%
Continuation98.7%
The Guardian Score66.3%
The Guardian

The Complete University Guide Scores

Average Entry Tariff194
Student Satisfaction / 54.16
Research Quality / 52.88
Graduate Prospects100%
The Complete University Guide Score96.3%
The Complete University Guide