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University of Buckingham Medical School

Cardiff University School of Medicine

Our Score85%
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Course StructureIntegratedPBL
Foundation Year Available
Graduate Entry Available
Interview StyleMMIMMI
EU Students£37,000 pa£9,000 pa
Non-EU Students£37,000 paYears 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.

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Entry Requirements

GCSE Subjects RequiredIn the case of applicants who do not have Biology at A-Level, they should have studied the subject to GCSE level and achieved at least a grade B5 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, one from Maths or Biology and a third subject. In the case of applicants who do not have Biology at A-Level, they should have studied the subject to GCSE level and achieved at least a grade B.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 RequiredAABAAA for 5 year programme and foundation programme (which leads on to five year programme).
Scottish Highers Subjects RequiredIncluding Chemistry, Physics, and Biology.
Scottish Higher Grades RequiredAAABBAAAAA
Scottish Advanced Highers Subjects RequiredTo include Chemistry and one from Biology or MathsApplicants 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 RequiredBBBAA
IB Subjects RequiredChemistry & Biology must both be taken at higher level.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 RequiredStudents are expected to achieve or to have achieved a total score of at least 34 points with Higher Level 6 in Chemistry & Biology36. 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

27 March 2019: Undergraduate Open Day
5 July 2019: Undergraduate Open Day
14 September 2019: Undergraduate Open Day
26 October 2019: Undergraduate Open Day

The Guardian Scores

Course Satisfaction88.1%
Teaching Satisfaction86.4%
Feedback Satisfaction56.1%
Student Staff Ratio9.1
Expenditure Per Student / 109
Average Entry Tariff200
Value Added Score / 105
Career After 6 Months100%
Continuation99.3%
The Guardian Score72%
The Guardian

The Complete University Guide Scores

Average Entry Tariff198
Student Satisfaction / 53.92
Research Quality / 53.25
Graduate Prospects100%
The Complete University Guide Score97.0%
The Complete University Guide