University of Buckingham Medical School

Lancaster University Medical School

Our Score80%
Course StructureIntegratedPBL
Foundation Year Available
Graduate Entry Available
Interview StyleMMIMMI
EU Students£37,000 pa£9,250 pa
Non-EU Students£37,000 pa£29,170 pa




How?n/aApplicants are considered in 5 stages. 1: Academic Critera, 2: BMAT, 3: Non-academic Criteria, 4: Interview, 5: Fitness to Practice. They calculate the total BMAT score by combining the individual scores for Sections 1, 2 and 3. Section 1 is scored out of 9; Section 2 is scored out of 9; and Section 3 is scored out of 5 (for quality of content). They do not use the quality of English score (A-E).

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 B9 subjects: 15 points (A*/A = 2 points, B = 1 point), including at least Grade B in English, Mathematics, Biology, Physics, Chemistry (or Core and Additional Science). Grade C must be achieved in all other subjects. New grading system A*=Grade 8/9, A=7 and B=6)
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.A2 Biology and Chemistry are mandatory. General Studies accepted as 4th AS Level only. Only one of Maths/Further Maths will be considered. Three subjects taken at one sitting, after 2 years of study, plus a 4th subject at AS-level 5 or EPQ.
A-Level Grades RequiredAABAAA - A*AA
Scottish Highers Subjects RequiredHighers: at least five subjects, taken at one sitting, after one year of study and including Biology (A), Chemistry (A) plus at least three other subjects. Minimum grades required: AAAAB.
Scottish Higher Grades RequiredAAABBAAAAB
Scottish Advanced Highers Subjects RequiredTo include Chemistry and one from Biology or MathsAdvanced Highers in Biology and Chemistry.
Scottish Advanced Highers Grades RequiredBBBAA
IB Subjects RequiredChemistry & Biology must both be taken at higher level.At Higher Level: Biology and Chemistry, plus one other subject, all at a minimum of 6 points. At Standard Level, three subjects, all at a minimum of 5 points.
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. Higher Level 6,6,6.

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The Guardian Scores

Course Satisfaction93.9%
Teaching Satisfaction93.3%
Feedback Satisfaction72.0%
Student Staff Ratio10.1
Expenditure Per Student / 104
Average Entry Tariff171
Value Added Score / 10n/a
Career After 6 Monthsn/a%
The Guardian Score64.3%
The Guardian

The Complete University Guide Scores

Average Entry Tariff169
Student Satisfaction / 54.25
Research Quality / 53.27
Graduate Prospectsn/a%
The Complete University Guide Score95.4%
The Complete University Guide