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University of Birmingham College of Medical and Dental Sciences

University of Leicester Medical School

Our Score88%85%
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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)Years 1-2: £18, 855 pa; Years 3-5: £38,410 pa

UKCAT (UCAT)

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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.Leicester do not have a minimum UKCAT cut-off score, but your total UKCAT score (scored up to a maximum of 34 points) is used in selection for interview alongside academic ability (also scored up to a maximum of 34 points, making the maximum possible score out of 68). Applications from candidates with Band 4 in the Situational Judgement Test will be fully scrutinised prior to interview. UKCAT will be scored according to the total by dividing your score by 100 as follows: 2,400 = 24; >2250 = 22.5; >2100 = 21; >1950 = 19.5; >1800 = 18; >1650 = 16.5 and so on. The Situational Judgement Test (SJT) may be used as a virtual multiple mini-interview station, should you reach that stage of the process.

BMAT

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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).At least Grade B or 6 in English Language, Maths and two sciences, including Chemistry and Biology, or Double Science. They do not specify a minimum number of A* or 8/9 grades at GCSE but do take GCSE performance into consideration when selecting applicants for interview, as competition for our places is so intense.
A-Level Subjects RequiredChemistry and Biology (or Human Biology). General studies or Critical Thinking not accepted.We now require school leavers applying to have AAA at A- Levels in 3 subjects including Chemistry and one of; Biology, Physics or Psychology with predicted or achieved grades
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.-
Scottish Higher Grades RequiredAAAAA-
Scottish Advanced Highers Subjects RequiredAdvanced Highers: Three subjects including Chemistry and Biology must be offered (grade requirements: AAB)We will consider Scottish Advanced Highers either alone or in a combination with A-levels. Our standard offer is AAA, to include Chemistry and Biology. We will not consider you if you are only taking Scottish Highers.
Scottish Advanced Highers Grades RequiredAABAAA
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).Three Higher Level subjects to include Chemistry & Biology, and three Standard Level subjects.
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 Mathematics36, with a minimum of 6 points in each subject.

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%83%
Teaching Satisfaction92.0%89.4%
Feedback Satisfaction67.9%43.1%
Student Staff Ratio7.96.1
Expenditure Per Student / 1047
Average Entry Tariff204193
Value Added Score / 1058
Career After 6 Months100%99%
Continuation97.7%98.0%
The Guardian Score79.3%73.1%
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The Complete University Guide Scores

Average Entry Tariff201194
Student Satisfaction / 54.113.82
Research Quality / 53.043.03
Graduate Prospects100%100%
The Complete University Guide Score96.7%96.0%
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