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University of Birmingham College of Medical and Dental Sciences

University of Leeds School of Medicine

Our Score88%88%
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Course StructureIntegratedIntegrated
Foundation Year Available
Graduate Entry Available
Interview StyleMMIMMI
EU Students£9,250 pa£9,250 pa
Non-EU Students£22,500 (International students –Year 1 and 2) £38,100 (International students – Years 3, 4 and 5)£29,750 pa

UKCAT (UCAT)

Used
How?At Birmingham, there is no UKCAT cut off score. An application will receive an overall score, which is the sum of weighted scores for each of the academic and UKCAT components. GCSE and UKCAT used for interview. The weightings are: academic – 70%; UKCAT – 30%. Total UKCAT scores of our applicants (excluding the band score for the SJT component) will be separated into deciles and scored (i.e. the top 10% of applicants’ scores will be in the top decile). The maximum score is 3.0. For example, for 2015 applicants, the 10th decile was a score of 2980 and allocated a score of 3; 9th decile was a score of 2880 and allocated a score of 2.67 - and so on.n/a

BMAT

Used
How?n/aThose in the top 20% will receive the full mark available for this part of their application and those in the bottom 20% will receive the lowest mark available for this part of their application. They do not use a pre-determined cut-off threshold. The BMAT total score will be calculated from a sum of the scores achieved in Section 1, 2 and 3 although Section 3 will have half the weighting of the other sections as it will be revisited during the interview stage of the selection process.

Entry Requirements

GCSE Subjects RequiredAn application will receive a score for academic achievement based on GCSE (or equivalent) results. The subjects that will be scored are: English (both English Language and English Literature), Mathematics (or one, but not both, of Methods in Mathematics and Applications of Mathematics), Science (either, both of Biology and Chemistry or Double Award Science), plus two additional GCSEs (any subject). For the subjects specified above, a minimum grade of B (grade 6) must be offered. It is expected that the scores allocated to the different grades will be in the ratio of 4:2:1 (for A*, A, B, respectively). For each of the two unspecified subjects, a score of 2 will be allocated when an A* grade has been obtained (lower grades will not receive a score).We expect applicants to have obtained a substantial number of GCSE passes, at a high standard. At least 6 grade B’s (or a mark of 6 if applicants have taken the new GCSEs) must be offered including the following: • English • Mathematics • Dual/Double Science, or Science and Additional Science, or Chemistry and Biology These are the minimum entry requirements for Leeds; applicants should be aware that admission is highly competitive and the majority of applicants will have qualifications well above this standard.
A-Level Subjects RequiredChemistry and Biology (or Human Biology). General studies or Critical Thinking not accepted.Chemistry required. General Studies & Critical Thinking are not considered. Certain combinations are not acceptable - for example, Chemistry with Biology and Human Biology or Chemistry with Maths and Further Maths.
A-Level Grades RequiredA*AA. Candidates should have predicted AAA including Biology and Chemistry (NB. Human Biology is acceptable as an alternative to Biology).AAA.
Scottish Highers Subjects RequiredHighers: Five subjects at grade A including, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics and English.AAAAB at Higher including Biology
Scottish Higher Grades RequiredAAAAAAAAAB
Scottish Advanced Highers Subjects RequiredAdvanced Highers: Three subjects including Chemistry and Biology must be offered (grade requirements: AAB)AB at Advanced Higher, including A in Chemistry
Scottish Advanced Highers Grades RequiredAABAB
IB Subjects RequiredHigher level: 766 from Chemistry and Biology and one other approved subject (in any order). Subsidiary level: The subjects must include English and Mathematics if not offered at the higher level (Maths Studies is acceptable).Chemistry must be taken at HL. Two subjects from Biology, Maths & Physics must also be offered at either Higher Level or Standard Level if not offered at GCSE. English must be offered at Standard Level if not offered at GCSE.
IB Grades RequiredMinimum of 32 points must be attained. You must provide results from the Middle Years' Programme if available, or a GCSE-equivalent qualification. MYP results will be scored according to the following equivalencies to GCSEs: 7 = A*; 6 = A; 5 = B. A minimum of 5 must have been achieved in Science, English and Mathematics35 with at least 6 in three HL subjects to include Chemistry.

Open Days

28 June 2019: Undergraduate Open Day - A chance for prospective applicants to visit the University, talk to staff, attend talks and take tours of the campus.
29 June 2019: Undergraduate Open Day - A chance for prospective applicants to visit the University, talk to staff, attend talks and take tours of the campus.
14 September 2019: Undergraduate Open Day - A chance for prospective applicants to visit the University, talk to staff, attend talks and take tours of the campus.
19 October 2019: Undergraduate Open Day - A chance for prospective applicants to visit the University, talk to staff, attend talks and take tours of the campus.

The Guardian Scores

Course Satisfaction93%96.0%
Teaching Satisfaction92.0%94.3%
Feedback Satisfaction67.9%78.2%
Student Staff Ratio7.98.6
Expenditure Per Student / 1044
Average Entry Tariff204199
Value Added Score / 1057
Career After 6 Months100%100%
Continuation97.7%98.6%
The Guardian Score79.3%79.4%
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The Complete University Guide Scores

Average Entry Tariff201195
Student Satisfaction / 54.114.25
Research Quality / 53.043.10
Graduate Prospects100%100%
The Complete University Guide Score96.7%96.7%
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