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Swansea University Medical School

Cardiff University School of Medicine

Our Score97%85%
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Course StructureIntegratedPBL
Foundation Year Available
Graduate Entry Available
Interview StyleTraditionalMMI
EU Students£9,000 pa£9,000 pa
Non-EU Students£36,750 paYears 1-2: £18,250 pa; Years 3-5: £32,250 pa

UKCAT (UCAT)

Used
How?n/a - GAMSAT required. AMSAT is a professionally designed selection test for medical schools offering graduate entry programmes. You must achieve a minimum overall GAMSAT score of 50, together with a minimum of 50 in Paper 3 (Reasoning in Biological and Physical Sciences) in order to be considered.Cardiff does not have a minimum threshold score for the UKCAT, however, the UKCAT score may be used as part of the assessment procedure or in borderline cases.

BMAT

Used
How?n/a - GAMSAT required.AMSAT is a professionally designed selection test for medical schools offering graduate entry programmes. You must achieve a minimum overall GAMSAT score of 50, together with a minimum of 50 in Paper 3 (Reasoning in Biological and Physical Sciences) in order to be considered.n/a

Entry Requirements

GCSE Subjects RequiredGraduate Entry only - GCSE Mathematics and English/Welsh at grade C or above5 Year Course and Foundation Course: B (grade 6) in Mathematics, B (grade 6) in English Language, AA (7,7) in Science and Additional Science, or AAB in three separate sciences. These are the minimum and not the standard requirements.
A-Level Subjects Requiredn/a5 year course: Students must offer three A2 level subjects which should include Chemistry and Biology. General Studies, Critical Thinking and Further Mathematics are not acceptable at A2 Level. Foundation Course: If your qualifications do not include the correct subjects to be considered for the 5 year course, then you can apply for the foundation course (which goes on to the 5 year programme).
A-Level Grades Requiredn/aAAA for 5 year programme and foundation programme (which leads on to five year programme).
Scottish Highers Subjects Requiredn/aIncluding Chemistry, Physics, and Biology.
Scottish Higher Grades Requiredn/aAAAAA
Scottish Advanced Highers Subjects Requiredn/aApplicants offering two subjects at Advanced Higher level with AA grades (including Chemistry); in addition to the Scottish Highers described above, can be considered for the five year scheme (A100). Applicants should normally achieve the qualifications (Highers or Advanced Highers) at the first attempt of the examinations. Mathematics and English Language must be passed to at least Standard Level with Grade 2 or Grade B.
Scottish Advanced Highers Grades Requiredn/aAA
IB Subjects Requiredn/aTwo Higher Level from Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Maths/Statistics (not Mathematical Studies). One Higher Level must be Biology or Chemistry. The other subject (Biology/Chemistry) must be offered at Standard Level if not at Higher. Physics must be offered at GCSE level if not at Higher or Subsidiary Level.
IB Grades Requiredn/a36. Minimum of 19 points at Higher Level. 7,6,6 must be offered at Higher Level; 7 points at Standard Level Chemistry/Biology if not at Higher Level.

Open Days

16 February 2019: Undergraduate Open Day - Singleton Park and Bay Campus27 March 2019: Undergraduate Open Day
6 March 2019: Postgraduate Open Day - Singleton Park Campus5 July 2019: Undergraduate Open Day
9 March 2019: Undergraduate Open Day - Singleton Park and Bay Campus14 September 2019: Undergraduate Open Day
13 March 2019: Postgraduate Open Day - Bay Campus26 October 2019: Undergraduate Open Day
6 April 2019: Undergraduate Open Day - Singleton Park and Bay Campus
15 June 2019: Undergraduate Open Day - Singleton Park and Bay Campus

The Guardian Scores

Course Satisfaction92%88.1%
Teaching Satisfaction93.4%86.4%
Feedback Satisfaction75.2%56.1%
Student Staff Ratio5.89.1
Expenditure Per Student / 1069
Average Entry Tariffn/a200
Value Added Score / 1095
Career After 6 Months100%100%
Continuationn/a%99.3%
The Guardian Score94.8%72%
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The Complete University Guide Scores

Average Entry Tariffn/a198
Student Satisfaction / 54.193.92
Research Quality / 53.493.25
Graduate Prospects99%100%
The Complete University Guide Score99.4%97.0%
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