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The University of Edinburgh Medical School

University of Leicester Medical School

Our Score95%85%
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Course StructureIntegratedIntegrated
Foundation Year Available
Graduate Entry Available
Interview StyleNoneMMI
EU StudentsScottish students: £1,820 pa; rest of UK: £9,250 pa£9,250 pa
Non-EU StudentsYears 1, 2 and 3: £32,100 pa; Years 4-6: £49, 900 paYears 1-2: £18, 855 pa; Years 3-5: £38,410 pa

UKCAT (UCAT)

Used
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.Leicester do not have a minimum UKCAT cut-off score, but your total UKCAT score (scored up to a maximum of 34 points) is used in selection for interview alongside academic ability (also scored up to a maximum of 34 points, making the maximum possible score out of 68). Applications from candidates with Band 4 in the Situational Judgement Test will be fully scrutinised prior to interview. UKCAT will be scored according to the total by dividing your score by 100 as follows: 2,400 = 24; >2250 = 22.5; >2100 = 21; >1950 = 19.5; >1800 = 18; >1650 = 16.5 and so on. The Situational Judgement Test (SJT) may be used as a virtual multiple mini-interview station, should you reach that stage of the process.

BMAT

Used
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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.At least Grade B or 6 in English Language, Maths and two sciences, including Chemistry and Biology, or Double Science. They do not specify a minimum number of A* or 8/9 grades at GCSE but do take GCSE performance into consideration when selecting applicants for interview, as competition for our places is so intense.
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.We now require school leavers applying to have AAA at A- Levels in 3 subjects including Chemistry and one of; Biology, Physics or Psychology with predicted or achieved grades
A-Level Grades RequiredAAA.AAA.
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 RequiredAAAAB-
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.We will consider Scottish Advanced Highers either alone or in a combination with A-levels. Our standard offer is AAA, to include Chemistry and Biology. We will not consider you if you are only taking Scottish Highers.
Scottish Advanced Highers Grades Required-AAA
IB Subjects RequiredChemistry and one other science subject (Biology preferred). Biology at least to Standard Level.Three Higher Level subjects to include Chemistry & Biology, and three Standard Level subjects.
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 5.36, with a minimum of 6 points in each subject.

Open Days

10 June 2019: Undergraduate Open Day
21 September 2019: Undergraduate Open Day
5 October 2019: Undergraduate Open Day

The Guardian Scores

Course Satisfaction83.2%83%
Teaching Satisfaction93.0%89.4%
Feedback Satisfaction56.6%43.1%
Student Staff Ratio6.56.1
Expenditure Per Student / 1097
Average Entry Tariff218193
Value Added Score / 1038
Career After 6 Months98%99%
Continuation99.4%98.0%
The Guardian Score91.1%73.1%
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The Complete University Guide Scores

Average Entry Tariff209194
Student Satisfaction / 53.953.82
Research Quality / 53.303.03
Graduate Prospects98%100%
The Complete University Guide Score98.4%96.0%
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