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University of Oxford Medical Sciences Division

University of Aberdeen School of Medicine and Dentistry

Our Score100%95%
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Course StructureTraditionalIntegrated
Foundation Year Available
Graduate Entry Available
Interview StyleTraditionalMMI
EU Students£9,250 paRUK: £9,000 pa / Home/EU: £1,820 pa
Non-EU StudentsPre clinical: £18,080 pa; Clinical: £31,935 pa£39,000 pa (This includes the mandatory national levy to cover the cost of tuition in the NHS)

UKCAT (UCAT)

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How?n/aCandidates' UKCAT scores are considered in selection for interview alongside actual and predicted academic achievement. A minimum UKCAT cut-off score is NOT used. A score (between 1200 - 3600) is allocated based on the applicant's overall performance compared with all other applicants. Interview: the lowest total score for an applicant invited to interview 1600 and the highest 2480 Offers made: the lowest total score for successful applicants who were made offers was 1660 and the highest 2480 Please Note: Scores for 2017 may seem lowere due to only 3 subtests being scored.

BMAT

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How?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).n/a

Entry Requirements

GCSE Subjects RequiredThere 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).English Language and Maths Grade C (level 4); combination of A and B (level 6-9) passes at GCSE expected, especially in science subjects. Biology is recommended; Physics is recommended (or Dual Award Science).
A-Level Subjects RequiredAt 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.Chemistry, and one subject from Biology/Human Biology/Maths/Physics is required. One further A-Level in most other subjects (not General Studies). Check with Medical Admissions Office if in doubt about suitability of a subject.
A-Level Grades RequiredA*AA.AAA
Scottish Highers Subjects Required-Should our S5 minimum requirements of AAAAB in appropriate subjects be achieved then a typical offer would be Conditional with achievable S6 conditions being set. If our S5 requirements are not met, a typical offer will be Conditional upon achieving a minimum of the grades below in three appropriate subjects in S6. National 5 qualifications; English and Maths are required (Grade B minimum); Biology and Physics are recommended but not compulsory (Grade B minimum). A combination of Grade A & B passes at Standard Grade / National 5 is expected, especially in science subjects.
Scottish Higher Grades RequiredAAAAAAAAAB
Scottish Advanced Highers Subjects RequiredApplicants are required to offer Chemistry (compulsory) and one from Biology, Physics or Mathematics at Advanced Higher.Higher qualifications: Chemistry (Grade B minimum); Two subjects are required from Biology/Human Biology, Maths, Physics. Two further Highers in most other subjects – applicants should check with the Medical Admissions office if clarification required. These may be taken across the Senior Phase – S4 to S6. There is no requirement, and therefore no advantage given, to obtaining the three sciences required in one sitting. Maths is regarded as a science.
Scottish Advanced Highers Grades RequiredAAGrade B minimum.
IB Subjects RequiredYou must have taken Chemistry and at least one from Biology, Physics and Mathematics to Higher Level.Chemistry, and one subject from Biology/Human Biology/Maths/Physics is required. Maths studies cannot be considered as one of the two sciences. One other subject.
IB Grades Required39, with scores of 7,6,6 in Higher Level subjects.36 points overall (including core), with 3 appropriate subjects at HL each to achieve grade 6 and 3 appropriate subjects at SL (see below) with an average of 6.

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The Guardian Scores

Course Satisfaction94.6%97.0%
Teaching Satisfaction95.5%96.0%
Feedback Satisfaction79.1%71.6%
Student Staff Ratio10.17.5
Expenditure Per Student / 10103
Average Entry Tariff220238
Value Added Score / 1034
Career After 6 Months96%100%
Continuation98.2%98.3%
The Guardian Score99.8%92.2%
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The Complete University Guide Scores

Average Entry Tariff221238
Student Satisfaction / 54.474.24
Research Quality / 53.452.89
Graduate Prospects99%100%
The Complete University Guide Score100.0%97.9%
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