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Queen's University Belfast School of Medicine

University of Sunderland School of Medicine

Our Score81%61%
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Course StructureTraditionalPBL
Foundation Year Available
Graduate Entry Available
Interview StyleMMIMMI
EU StudentsEngland, Scotland & Wales: £9,250 pa; Northern Ireland & EU: £4,030 pa9,250
Non-EU StudentsPre- Clinical: £20,550, pa, Clinical: £38,850, paNA

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.New for 2019 entry - unspecified.

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 8.5 subjects at grade A (7) with a minimum of grade B (6) in Maths, English Language, Biology, Chemistry and Physics. Dual science accepted.
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.Biology or Chemistry plus another designated science subject (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths/Further Maths/Statistics) and a third academic subject. Any science A Level (Biology, Chemistry, Physics) completed in England from 2017 must include a pass in the practical endorsement.
A-Level Grades RequiredA*AA or AAA + A in a fourth AS-levelAAA
Scottish Highers Subjects Required-Scottish Highers are required at grades AAAAB, including Chemistry or Biology plus a second science at grade A(7).
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.Two Advanced Highers (Chemistry or Biology plus a second science) must also be achieved at minimum grades of AB.
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).AB
IB Subjects RequiredMust include Chemistry and Biology at Higher Level.35 points including three grade 6 passes at IB Higher Level and grades of 6, 6, 5 at Standard Level are required. Higher Level subjects should include Chemistry or Biology, plus one from Chemistry, Biology, Physics or Maths and a third rigorous subject. Any science not taken at the Higher Level must be offered at Standard Level grade 5 or GCSE grade B (or equivalent). Points awarded for the Extended Essay or Theory of Knowledge are not taken into account but these components must have been completed. English Language (Language A) at Grade 6 is acceptable in lieu of GCSE English Language. Please see English Language Requirements under General Requirements if you do not have either of these.
IB Grades Required36 points 6,6,6.35 points including three grade 6 passes at IB Higher Level and grades of 6, 6, 5 at Standard Level.

Open Days

13 February 2019: Post Graduate Open Day
13 March 2019: Our March Open Day Drop-In is a more informal event and can provide you with information on both undergraduate and postgraduate study.

The Guardian Scores

Course Satisfaction93%83%
Teaching Satisfaction92.7%86%
Feedback Satisfaction76.2%73%
Student Staff Ratio10.715.6
Expenditure Per Student / 1045.7
Average Entry Tariff197119
Value Added Score / 1075
Career After 6 Months100%69%
Continuation98.7%86%
The Guardian Score66.3%60.9%
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The Complete University Guide Scores

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