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University of Aberdeen School of Medicine and Dentistry

University of St Andrews School of Medicine

Our Score95%88%
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Course StructureIntegratedIntegrated
Foundation Year Available
Graduate Entry Available
Interview StyleMMIMMI
EU StudentsRUK: £9,000 pa / Home/EU: £1,820 paHome (Scotland/EU): £1,820 pa; Rest of UK (England, Wales, N.Ireland): £9,250 pa
Non-EU Students£39,000 pa (This includes the mandatory national levy to cover the cost of tuition in the NHS)£31,580 pa

UKCAT (UCAT)

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How?Candidates' 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.At St Andrews, the UKCAT is used to rank for interview (top 400). The Situational Judgement score contributes to the overall interview score.

BMAT

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Entry Requirements

GCSE Subjects RequiredEnglish 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).Minimum of 5 A (grade 7) GCSEs
A-Level Subjects RequiredChemistry, 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.Chemistry and one other from Biology, Mathematics or Physics. Does not have a preference for the third Advanced Level subject. Human Biology may replace Biology. General Studies, Critical Thinking and Global Perspectives & Research are not accepted. Only one of Mathematics or Further Mathematics will be considered for the 3 subjects required at Advanced Level.
A-Level Grades RequiredAAAAAA.
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.Including Chemistry (A grade) and one other from Biology, Mathematics or Physics.
Scottish Higher Grades RequiredAAAABAAAAB
Scottish Advanced Highers Subjects RequiredHigher 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 RequiredGrade B minimum.Predicted to achieve at least BBB Highers or Advanced Highers in S6 studies.
IB Subjects RequiredChemistry, 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.See IB grades required.
IB Grades Required36 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 6.38. Higher Level: 3 passes at Grade 6 to include Chemistry and one of Biology, Maths or Physics. Standard level: 3 passes at Grade 6 to include Biology, Maths, English if not offered at Higher Level.

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The Guardian Scores

Course Satisfaction97.0%94%
Teaching Satisfaction96.0%96.3%
Feedback Satisfaction71.6%71.5%
Student Staff Ratio7.511.1
Expenditure Per Student / 1033
Average Entry Tariff238220
Value Added Score / 1048
Career After 6 Months100%98%
Continuation98.3%n/a%
The Guardian Score92.2%79.3%
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The Complete University Guide Scores

Average Entry Tariff238220
Student Satisfaction / 54.244.43
Research Quality / 52.892.79
Graduate Prospects100%98%
The Complete University Guide Score97.9%96.9%
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