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University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine

University of Oxford Medical Sciences Division

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Course StructureTraditionalTraditional
Foundation Year Available
Graduate Entry Available
Interview StyleTraditionalTraditional
EU Students£9,250 pa£9,250 pa
Non-EU Students£52,638 paPre clinical: £18,080 pa; Clinical: £31,935 pa

UKCAT (UCAT)

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BMAT

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How?Used alongside Personal Statement and grades. Admissions Tutors use the BMAT results in conjunction with the other elements of students' applications to decide which candidates will be invited to interview and to help with deciding who should be offered places on the course. Students who achieve higher BMAT results are more likely to be invited to interview but there isn't a 'pass' mark for the BMAT at Cambridge. As an indication, last year around 79% of candidates who scored an average of 5.0 or above in Sections 1 and 2 were interviews, and around 33% of those scoring below 5.0 were interviewed.A numerical ranking is established based on GCSE performance & BMAT results. This forms an initial shortlist. Equal weighting is not ascribed to all sections. In 2016, weightings were: Section 1 = 40%, Section 2 = 40%, and Section 3 = 20%. In calculating the Section 3 score, double weight was ascribed to the ‘Quality of Content’ score and single weight given to the ‘Quality of English’ score (with A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1, and X=0).

Entry Requirements

GCSE Subjects RequiredGrade C (Grade 5) or above in Double Science and Maths (two single awards in Biology and Physics can be substituted for double science).There are no specific GCSE requirements for Medicine, though higher grades can help to make your application more competitive. Successful applicants typically have a high proportion of A and A* grades (grade 7-9) However, in order to be adequately equipped for the BMAT, and if Biology, Physics or Mathematics have not been taken to A-Level (or equivalent), applicants will need to have received a basic education in those subjects (for example at least a grade C/4 at GCSE).
A-Level Subjects RequiredA-Levels in Chemistry and one of Biology/Human Biology, Physics, Mathematics. Please note that in the past three admissions rounds, 98% of applicants for Medicine (A100) offered three or more science/mathematics A Levels and, of these, 30% were successful in obtaining a place. Of the two per cent of applicants who offered only two science/mathematics A-Levels, 8% were successful in gaining a place.At least A grade in both Chemistry and at least one from Biology, Physics or Mathematics (Critical Thinking and General Studies are not considered). They have no preference for whether the third or fourth A-level subject (or further subject in equivalent qualifications) is a science or not.
A-Level Grades RequiredA*A*A.A*AA.
Scottish Highers Subjects Required--
Scottish Higher Grades Required-AAAAA
Scottish Advanced Highers Subjects RequiredOffers usually require AAA at Advanced Higher Grade.Applicants are required to offer Chemistry (compulsory) and one from Biology, Physics or Mathematics at Advanced Higher.
Scottish Advanced Highers Grades Required-AA
IB Subjects RequiredStandard Level or Higher Level passes in Chemistry and two of Biology/Human Biology/Physics/Maths. At least one pass must be at Higher Level.You must have taken Chemistry and at least one from Biology, Physics and Mathematics to Higher Level.
IB Grades Required40-42 points, with 776 at Higher Level.39, with scores of 7,6,6 in Higher Level subjects.

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The Guardian Scores

Course Satisfaction76.8%94.6%
Teaching Satisfaction88.6%95.5%
Feedback Satisfaction54.8%79.1%
Student Staff Ratio6.310.1
Expenditure Per Student / 101010
Average Entry Tariff235220
Value Added Score / 1033
Career After 6 Months100%96%
Continuation98.8%98.2%
The Guardian Score100%99.8%
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The Complete University Guide Scores

Average Entry Tariff235221
Student Satisfaction / 53.814.47
Research Quality / 53.433.45
Graduate Prospects99%99%
The Complete University Guide Score100.0%100.0%
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