University of Buckingham Medical School

University of Aberdeen School of Medicine and Dentistry

Our Score95%
Course StructureIntegratedIntegrated
Foundation Year Available
Graduate Entry Available
Interview StyleMMIMMI
EU Students£37,000 paRUK: £9,000 pa / Home/EU: £1,820 pa
Non-EU Students£37,000 pa£39,000 pa (This includes the mandatory national levy to cover the cost of tuition in the NHS)


How?n/aCandidates' UKCAT scores are considered in selection for interview alongside actual and predicted academic achievement. A minimum UKCAT cut-off score is NOT used. A score (between 1200 - 3600) is allocated based on the applicant's overall performance compared with all other applicants. Interview: the lowest total score for an applicant invited to interview 1600 and the highest 2480 Offers made: the lowest total score for successful applicants who were made offers was 1660 and the highest 2480 Please Note: Scores for 2017 may seem lowere due to only 3 subtests being scored.



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 BEnglish Language and Maths Grade C (level 4); combination of A and B (level 6-9) passes at GCSE expected, especially in science subjects. Biology is recommended; Physics is recommended (or Dual Award Science).
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.Chemistry, and one subject from Biology/Human Biology/Maths/Physics is required. One further A-Level in most other subjects (not General Studies). Check with Medical Admissions Office if in doubt about suitability of a subject.
A-Level Grades RequiredAABAAA
Scottish Highers Subjects RequiredShould our S5 minimum requirements of AAAAB in appropriate subjects be achieved then a typical offer would be Conditional with achievable S6 conditions being set. If our S5 requirements are not met, a typical offer will be Conditional upon achieving a minimum of the grades below in three appropriate subjects in S6. National 5 qualifications; English and Maths are required (Grade B minimum); Biology and Physics are recommended but not compulsory (Grade B minimum). A combination of Grade A & B passes at Standard Grade / National 5 is expected, especially in science subjects.
Scottish Higher Grades RequiredAAABBAAAAB
Scottish Advanced Highers Subjects RequiredTo include Chemistry and one from Biology or MathsHigher qualifications: Chemistry (Grade B minimum); Two subjects are required from Biology/Human Biology, Maths, Physics. Two further Highers in most other subjects – applicants should check with the Medical Admissions office if clarification required. These may be taken across the Senior Phase – S4 to S6. There is no requirement, and therefore no advantage given, to obtaining the three sciences required in one sitting. Maths is regarded as a science.
Scottish Advanced Highers Grades RequiredBBBGrade B minimum.
IB Subjects RequiredChemistry & Biology must both be taken at higher level.Chemistry, and one subject from Biology/Human Biology/Maths/Physics is required. Maths studies cannot be considered as one of the two sciences. One other subject.
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 points overall (including core), with 3 appropriate subjects at HL each to achieve grade 6 and 3 appropriate subjects at SL (see below) with an average of 6.

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The Guardian Scores

Course Satisfaction97.0%
Teaching Satisfaction96.0%
Feedback Satisfaction71.6%
Student Staff Ratio7.5
Expenditure Per Student / 103
Average Entry Tariff238
Value Added Score / 104
Career After 6 Months100%
The Guardian Score92.2%
The Guardian

The Complete University Guide Scores

Average Entry Tariff238
Student Satisfaction / 54.24
Research Quality / 52.89
Graduate Prospects100%
The Complete University Guide Score97.9%
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