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The University of Edinburgh Medical School

University of Sheffield Medical School

Our Score95%82%
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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 pa£33,500 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.The test must be taken prior to your application in the year of application. At Sheffield, in addition to academic entry requirements, candidates must have achieved a score of 2470/3600 or above in their UCAT to be given further consideration. The Situational Judgement component is considered for those invited to attend a Multiple Mini Interview (MMI).

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.You should have at least five grade A (grade 7) GCSE subjects; GCSE passes at grade B (grade 6) or above in Mathematics, English and at least one science subject (which may be dual awards); The five A grades may include Mathematics, English or a science subject; Acceptable science GCSEs include: Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics, Psychology, Sciences (dual awards).
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.Chemistry or Biology and one other science (Maths, Physics, Biology/Human Biology or Psychology). The combination of Chemistry and Biology is acceptable. Critical Thinking and General Studies are not accepted. Further Mathematics for candidates who hold Mathematics A Level are not considered.
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 RequiredAAAABAAAAB
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.Chemistry or Biology and another science subject
Scottish Advanced Highers Grades Required-AA
IB Subjects RequiredChemistry and one other science subject (Biology preferred). Biology at least to Standard Level.Chemistry and another science subject.
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 points overall with 6s in Higher Level subjects (to include Biology or Chemistry and another science subject) and no less than 4 in Standard Level subjects.

Open Days

10 June 2019: Undergraduate Open Day27 February 2019: Postgraduate Taught Open Day Wednesday 27 February 2019
21 September 2019: Undergraduate Open Day22 June 2019: UG Open Day Saturday 22 June
5 October 2019: Undergraduate Open Day6 July 2019: UG Open Day Saturday 6 July
7 September 2019: UG Open Day Saturday 08 September
19 October 2019: UG Open Day Saturday 19 October

The Guardian Scores

Course Satisfaction83.2%94.4%
Teaching Satisfaction93.0%94.5%
Feedback Satisfaction56.6%75.6%
Student Staff Ratio6.510.4
Expenditure Per Student / 1093
Average Entry Tariff218189
Value Added Score / 1036
Career After 6 Months98%100%
Continuation99.4%98.8%
The Guardian Score91.1%67.2%
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The Complete University Guide Scores

Average Entry Tariff209188
Student Satisfaction / 53.954.75
Research Quality / 53.303.14
Graduate Prospects98%100%
The Complete University Guide Score98.4%97.3%
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