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Queen's University Belfast School of Medicine

University of Aberdeen School of Medicine and Dentistry

Our Score81%95%
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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 paRUK: £9,000 pa / Home/EU: £1,820 pa
Non-EU StudentsPre- Clinical: £20,550, pa, Clinical: £38,850, pa£39,000 pa (This includes the mandatory national levy to cover the cost of tuition in the NHS)

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.Candidates' 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

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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.English 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 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 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 or AAA + A in a fourth AS-levelAAA
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 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.AAAAB
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.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 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).Grade B minimum.
IB Subjects RequiredMust include Chemistry and Biology at 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 Required36 points 6,6,6.36 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.

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Course Satisfaction93%97.0%
Teaching Satisfaction92.7%96.0%
Feedback Satisfaction76.2%71.6%
Student Staff Ratio10.77.5
Expenditure Per Student / 1043
Average Entry Tariff197238
Value Added Score / 1074
Career After 6 Months100%100%
Continuation98.7%98.3%
The Guardian Score66.3%92.2%
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Average Entry Tariff194238
Student Satisfaction / 54.164.24
Research Quality / 52.882.89
Graduate Prospects100%100%
The Complete University Guide Score96.3%97.9%
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