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University of Nottingham School of Medicine

University of Oxford Medical Sciences Division

Our Score81%100%
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Course StructureIntegratedTraditional
Foundation Year Available
Graduate Entry Available
Interview StyleMMITraditional
EU Students£9,250 pa£9,250 pa
Non-EU Students£21,120 paPre clinical: £18,080 pa; Clinical: £31,935 pa

UKCAT (UCAT)

Used
How?At Nottingham, there is no UKCAT threshold. Individual UKCAT results are scored as follows (the weighting for each of the four components is equal). The maximum that can be achieved for 2016 when the cognitive and non-cognitive is added together is 30 points. The scoring system is as follows for the three cognitive components (Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, Abstract Reasoning): 801 - 900 = 9 points; 701 - 800 = 8 points; 601 - 700 = 7 points; 501 - 600 = 6 points; 401 - 500 = 5 points; 301 - 400 = 4 points. The fifth component, SJT is scored as follows: Band 1 = 3 points; Band 2 = 2 points; Band 3 = 1 point; Band 4 = applicant is not considered further. For example, if you scored VR 680 (7 points), QR 500 (5 points), AR 710 (8 points) and got SJT Band 2, you would receive 22 points out of 30. The top 50% of applicants will go forward to the next stage, which involves scoring personal statements.n/a

BMAT

Used
How?n/aA 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 RequiredAt least six GCSEs at grade A (grade 7) including Chemistry, Physics and Biology or Double Science. (Applied Science is not accepted); GCSE Grade B (grade 6) in English language and Maths. If taken double science a score of AA (7:7) is required.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 RequiredChemistry and Biology are required at A level, and you must have achieved a pass in practical assessments. The third subject can be in any area except for General Studies and Critical Thinking.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 RequiredAAA.A*AA.
Scottish Highers Subjects RequiredAAABB-
Scottish Higher Grades Required-AAAAA
Scottish Advanced Highers Subjects RequiredAA in biology and chemistryApplicants are required to offer Chemistry (compulsory) and one from Biology, Physics or Mathematics at Advanced Higher.
Scottish Advanced Highers Grades RequiredAAAA
IB Subjects RequiredBiology and Chemistry must be taken to Higher Level.You must have taken Chemistry and at least one from Biology, Physics and Mathematics to Higher Level.
IB Grades Required36 with 6,6,6 at Higher Level.39, with scores of 7,6,6 in Higher Level subjects.

Open Days

28 June 2019: University of Nottingham - Undergraduate open day
29 June 2019: University of Nottingham - Undergraduate open day
13 September 2019: University of Nottingham - Undergraduate open day
14 September 2019: University of Nottingham - Undergraduate open day

The Guardian Scores

Course Satisfaction71.7%94.6%
Teaching Satisfaction87.5%95.5%
Feedback Satisfaction44.2%79.1%
Student Staff Ratio7.310.1
Expenditure Per Student / 10310
Average Entry Tariff202220
Value Added Score / 1073
Career After 6 Months100%96%
Continuation96.9%98.2%
The Guardian Score64.3%99.8%
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The Complete University Guide Scores

Average Entry Tariff203221
Student Satisfaction / 53.614.47
Research Quality / 53.133.45
Graduate Prospects100%99%
The Complete University Guide Score96.7%100.0%
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