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University of Leicester Medical School

Queen's University Belfast School of Medicine

Our Score85%81%
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Course StructureIntegratedTraditional
Foundation Year Available
Graduate Entry Available
Interview StyleMMIMMI
EU Students£9,250 paEngland, Scotland & Wales: £9,250 pa; Northern Ireland & EU: £4,030 pa
Non-EU StudentsYears 1-2: £18, 855 pa; Years 3-5: £38,410 paPre- Clinical: £20,550, pa, Clinical: £38,850, pa

UKCAT (UCAT)

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How?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.At QUB, you are awarded points for your UKCAT score and this is used at stage one of the selection process. For example: a score of 2,200+ would score 6 points; 2040 - 2190: 5 points; 1880 - 2030: 4 points; 1720 - 1870: 3 points; 1560 - 1710: 2 points; 1400 - 1550 1 point. The current scoring system is being reviewed for 2018 entry.

BMAT

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Entry Requirements

GCSE Subjects RequiredAt 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.GCSE performance in the best 9 subjects will be scored with 4 points awarded for an A* (grades 8 and 9 on the new 9-1 grading scale), 3 points for an A (grade 7), 2 points for a B (grade 6) and 1 point for a C (grades 4 and 5). From 2021 entry, in view of the re-alignment of the A* with a Grade 9, scoring will change to 4 points for a Grade 9 and 3 points for Grades 7 and 8.
A-Level Subjects RequiredWe 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 gradesChemistry and at least one from: Biology/Human Biology, Physics and Maths. A maximum of one VCE/Applied subject. A-level Mathematics and Further Mathematics cannot be counted together at A- Level. Critical Thinking and General Studies excluded. If not offered at A-level then Biology/Human Biology grade A as a 4th AS-level or grade B as a 5th AS-level. Grade A in the EPQ or Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate or a grade B in a 4th A-level is acceptable in place of the 4th AS-level.
A-Level Grades RequiredAAA.A*AA or AAA + A in a fourth AS-level
Scottish Highers Subjects Required--
Scottish Higher Grades Required-Applicants with a minimum of AAABB in Scottish Highers at the first attempt are given serious consideration. 32 points are awarded for AAABB; 34 points for AAAAB and 36 points for AAAAA.
Scottish Advanced Highers Subjects RequiredWe 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.In all cases, Chemistry (Grade A) plus a grade A in at least one from Physics, Biology and Mathematics are required. Three Advanced Highers are necessary unless applicants achieved five A grades in their Highers. If not taken as an Advanced Higher, Biology Higher is required and Standard Grade, Intermediate 2 or National 5 Physics and Mathematics are also necessary.
Scottish Advanced Highers Grades RequiredAAAWhere conditional offers are made, the standard specified in Advanced Highers is also dependent on performance in Scottish Highers and are AA (for those with AAAAA in Highers); AAB (for those with AAAAB in Highers) and AAA (for those with AAABB in Highers).
IB Subjects RequiredThree Higher Level subjects to include Chemistry & Biology, and three Standard Level subjects.Must include Chemistry and Biology at Higher Level.
IB Grades Required36, with a minimum of 6 points in each subject.36 points 6,6,6.

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Course Satisfaction83%93%
Teaching Satisfaction89.4%92.7%
Feedback Satisfaction43.1%76.2%
Student Staff Ratio6.110.7
Expenditure Per Student / 1074
Average Entry Tariff193197
Value Added Score / 1087
Career After 6 Months99%100%
Continuation98.0%98.7%
The Guardian Score73.1%66.3%
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Average Entry Tariff194194
Student Satisfaction / 53.824.16
Research Quality / 53.032.88
Graduate Prospects100%100%
The Complete University Guide Score96.0%96.3%
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