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University College London Medical School

Cardiff University School of Medicine

Our Score94%85%
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Course StructureIntegratedPBL
Foundation Year Available
Graduate Entry Available
Interview StyleTraditionalMMI
EU Students£9,250 pa£9,000 pa
Non-EU Students£34,660 (2019/20) - Fixed fees for Overseas students do not apply for this programme. Overseas students entering in Year 1 pay the fees in 5 annual instalments of £34,660 (2 x £23,300 plus 3 x £42,230). Continuing Overseas students transferring in will pay £42,230 per year, representing the clinical rate for the later years of the MBBS programme. All fees are subject to annual increases of up to 5%Years 1-2: £18,250 pa; Years 3-5: £32,250 pa

UKCAT (UCAT)

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How?n/aCardiff 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

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How?The BMAT is used to rank medical students for interview, but there is no cut off. The Essay (section III) is used as discussion in the interview.n/a

Entry Requirements

GCSE Subjects RequiredGCSE (or IGCSE, O-level, IB or EB equivalent) at grade B or above in both English Language and Mathematics. For candidates taking the new style of GCSEs with numerical outcomes rather than letter grades, the requirement is for a score of 6 in both English Language and Mathematics. UCL expects all UK applicants to offer a Modern Foreign Language (not including Ancient Greek, Biblical Hebrew or Latin) at GCSE grade C or equivalent (the requirement for the new style of GCSEs with numerical outcomes will be score of 5). This requirement does not apply to international students. Candidates can be admitted if they do not offer a foreign language GCSE (and their application will not be disadvantaged), but they would be obliged to take a language course during their first year.5 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 RequiredChemistry and Biology must be studied at A-level. The third subject is the student’s own choice and can be any subject other than General Studies or Critical Thinking.5 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 RequiredOur standard conditional offer will be grades A*AA to include Chemistry and Biology.AAA for 5 year programme and foundation programme (which leads on to five year programme).
Scottish Highers Subjects Required-Including Chemistry, Physics, and Biology.
Scottish Higher Grades RequiredA,A,AAAAAA
Scottish Advanced Highers Subjects RequiredIncluding Chemistry and BiologyApplicants 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 RequiredA1,A,A at Advanced Highers (or A1,A at Advanced Higher and A,A,A at Higher)AA
IB Subjects RequiredThree subjects including Chemistry and Biology at Higher Level, plus three subjects at Standard Level. If Mathematics and English Language are not offered as part of the diploma, they should be offered as GCSE or IGCSE at grade B or above.Two 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 Required39 points out of 45 overall. Higher Level subjects must collectively score 19 points and must include Biology and Chemistry, each with minimum score 6. Scores below 5 in any subject are not acceptable.36. 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

13 March 2019: Department of Political Science Postgraduate Open Evening27 March 2019: Undergraduate Open Day
13 March 2019: Medical Sciences & Engineering BSc/MSci Applicant Day5 July 2019: Undergraduate Open Day
14 September 2019: Undergraduate Open Day
26 October 2019: Undergraduate Open Day

The Guardian Scores

Course Satisfaction89.5%88.1%
Teaching Satisfaction90.2%86.4%
Feedback Satisfaction55.1%56.1%
Student Staff Ratio5.79.1
Expenditure Per Student / 1079
Average Entry Tariff215200
Value Added Score / 1055
Career After 6 Months100%100%
Continuation97.2%99.3%
The Guardian Score89.9%72%
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The Complete University Guide Scores

Average Entry Tariff215198
Student Satisfaction / 53.903.92
Research Quality / 53.203.25
Graduate Prospects100%100%
The Complete University Guide Score98.5%97.0%
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