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The University of Edinburgh Medical School

University of Glasgow School of Medicine

Our Score95%93%
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Course StructureIntegratedIntegrated
Foundation Year Available
Graduate Entry Available
Interview StyleNoneTraditional
EU StudentsScottish students: £1,820 pa; rest of UK: £9,250 paRUK: £9,250 pa / Home/EU: £1,820
Non-EU StudentsYears 1, 2 and 3: £32,100 pa; Years 4-6: £49, 900 pa£42,000 pa

UKCAT (UCAT)

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How?At Edinburgh, once all the scores are received they rank them, divide the groups into octiles and allocate a score. Weighting is based on applicant: school leavers: 50% academic, 15% SJT (of UKCAT), 15% personal statement, 20% UKCAT (excluding SJT); graduates: 30% interview, 35% academic, 20% UKCAT (excluding SJT), 15% SJT (of UKCAT). The points are then added to your total score to contribute towards your final ranking. Due to the introduction of the Situational Judgement section of the test, they will be assessing this as part of their non-academic requirements and not alongside your overall UKCAT score. They will consider all scores and no applicant will be excluded from selection based on the score achieved in their UKCAT test. The average score to receive an offer in 2016 was 2370.Glasgow consider the UKCAT with all other aspects of your application. The range of scores they consider changes each year as the performance of each admissions cohort varies. The Situational Judgement section of the UKCAT test will not be taken into consideration for entry in 2017.

BMAT

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Entry Requirements

GCSE Subjects RequiredGrade B / 6 in Biology, Chemistry, English, Mathematics. Double Award combined sciences or equivalent at Grade BB / 66 may replace GCSE grades in sciences. Additional Applied Science and Applied Science will not be accepted.Grade B (Grade 6) in English Language.
A-Level Subjects RequiredA Levels must include Chemistry and one of Biology, Mathematics or Physics. Biology at AS Level required as minimum. For both AS and A Level, only one of Mathematics or Further Mathematics will be considered. Human Biology may replace Biology but General Studies will not be considered.Must include Chemistry and one of Maths, Physics or Biology. General Studies and Critical Thinking are not acceptable as third subjects. If Biology is not studied at A2 level, it must have been taken at AS level. Biology and Human Biology are NOT considered as separate subjects. Maths and Further Maths are NOT considered as separate subjects.
A-Level Grades RequiredAAA.AAA (in three A2 examinations at one sitting). If Biology not taken at A Level, then must be an A grade at AS level.
Scottish Highers Subjects RequiredAAAAB by the end of S5, to include Chemistry and two of Biology, Mathematics or Physics. For some applicants this subject combination at S5 Higher is neither possible nor appropriate. Students who meet the grade requirements in S5 but are missing one or more sciences may take the missing subject(s) in S6. Human Biology may replace Biology. National 5s: B grades in Biology, Chemistry, English and Mathematics.-
Scottish Higher Grades RequiredAAAABAAAAA or AAAABB by the end of S5
Scottish Advanced Highers Subjects RequiredSQA Advanced Highers: We encourage the study of at least two subjects at Advanced Higher level in S6 and one further subject at Higher or above. The subjects of greatest relevance to a medical programme are Chemistry and Biology. Offers are usually conditional on S6 performance.-
Scottish Advanced Highers Grades Required-Either Grade A and B in two Advanced Highers and one additional Higher at B or above in S6. Or BBB in three Advanced Highers in S6. All to be taken at the first sitting.
IB Subjects RequiredChemistry and one other science subject (Biology preferred). Biology at least to Standard Level.Higher Level Chemistry and Biology and either Higher Level Maths or Physics (if it is not possible to sit Maths or Physics at HL, then SL will be considered at 6 points).
IB Grades RequiredOverall score of 37 points (including TOK and EE) including 667 at HL in Chemistry and at least one other science subject (Biology preferred). Biology should be taken to at least SL. You must also provide evidence of a qualification at minimum Standard Grade 2 or GCSE B or equivalent in Mathematics and English Language if these subjects do not form part of your IB diploma. If you are using English /English Language at SL as part of the English language requirement, you must obtain Grade 5.38. Chemistry 6 and Biology 6 at higher level. A minimum of 6 points in English at Standard Level is also required.

Open Days

10 June 2019: Undergraduate Open Day13 June 2019: Undergraduate Open Day
21 September 2019: Undergraduate Open Day4 September 2019: Undergraduate Open Day
5 October 2019: Undergraduate Open Day19 October 2019: Undergraduate Open Day

The Guardian Scores

Course Satisfaction83.2%93%
Teaching Satisfaction93.0%94.3%
Feedback Satisfaction56.6%71.1%
Student Staff Ratio6.58.5
Expenditure Per Student / 1093
Average Entry Tariff218238
Value Added Score / 1032
Career After 6 Months98%100%
Continuation99.4%99.8%
The Guardian Score91.1%87.1%
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The Complete University Guide Scores

Average Entry Tariff209238
Student Satisfaction / 53.954.22
Research Quality / 53.303.20
Graduate Prospects98%99%
The Complete University Guide Score98.4%99.8%
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