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Queen's University Belfast School of Medicine

University College London Medical School

Our Score81%94%
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Course StructureTraditionalIntegrated
Foundation Year Available
Graduate Entry Available
Interview StyleMMITraditional
EU StudentsEngland, Scotland & Wales: £9,250 pa; Northern Ireland & EU: £4,030 pa£9,250 pa
Non-EU StudentsPre- Clinical: £20,550, pa, Clinical: £38,850, pa£34,660 (2019/20) - Fixed fees for Overseas students do not apply for this programme. Overseas students entering in Year 1 pay the fees in 5 annual instalments of £34,660 (2 x £23,300 plus 3 x £42,230). Continuing Overseas students transferring in will pay £42,230 per year, representing the clinical rate for the later years of the MBBS programme. All fees are subject to annual increases of up to 5%

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.n/a

BMAT

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How?n/aThe BMAT is used to rank medical students for interview, but there is no cut off. The Essay (section III) is used as discussion in the interview.

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.GCSE (or IGCSE, O-level, IB or EB equivalent) at grade B or above in both English Language and Mathematics. For candidates taking the new style of GCSEs with numerical outcomes rather than letter grades, the requirement is for a score of 6 in both English Language and Mathematics. UCL expects all UK applicants to offer a Modern Foreign Language (not including Ancient Greek, Biblical Hebrew or Latin) at GCSE grade C or equivalent (the requirement for the new style of GCSEs with numerical outcomes will be score of 5). This requirement does not apply to international students. Candidates can be admitted if they do not offer a foreign language GCSE (and their application will not be disadvantaged), but they would be obliged to take a language course during their first year.
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 and Biology must be studied at A-level. The third subject is the student’s own choice and can be any subject other than General Studies or Critical Thinking.
A-Level Grades RequiredA*AA or AAA + A in a fourth AS-levelOur standard conditional offer will be grades A*AA to include Chemistry and Biology.
Scottish Highers Subjects Required--
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.A,A,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.Including 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).A1,A,A at Advanced Highers (or A1,A at Advanced Higher and A,A,A at Higher)
IB Subjects RequiredMust include Chemistry and Biology at Higher Level.Three subjects including Chemistry and Biology at Higher Level, plus three subjects at Standard Level. If Mathematics and English Language are not offered as part of the diploma, they should be offered as GCSE or IGCSE at grade B or above.
IB Grades Required36 points 6,6,6.39 points out of 45 overall. Higher Level subjects must collectively score 19 points and must include Biology and Chemistry, each with minimum score 6. Scores below 5 in any subject are not acceptable.

Open Days

13 March 2019: Department of Political Science Postgraduate Open Evening
13 March 2019: Medical Sciences & Engineering BSc/MSci Applicant Day

The Guardian Scores

Course Satisfaction93%89.5%
Teaching Satisfaction92.7%90.2%
Feedback Satisfaction76.2%55.1%
Student Staff Ratio10.75.7
Expenditure Per Student / 1047
Average Entry Tariff197215
Value Added Score / 1075
Career After 6 Months100%100%
Continuation98.7%97.2%
The Guardian Score66.3%89.9%
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The Complete University Guide Scores

Average Entry Tariff194215
Student Satisfaction / 54.163.90
Research Quality / 52.883.20
Graduate Prospects100%100%
The Complete University Guide Score96.3%98.5%
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