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University of Southampton School of Medicine

Queen's University Belfast School of Medicine

Our Score84%81%
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Course StructureIntegratedTraditional
Foundation Year Available
Graduate Entry Available
Interview StyleTraditionalMMI
EU Students£9,250 paEngland, Scotland & Wales: £9,250 pa; Northern Ireland & EU: £4,030 pa
Non-EU StudentsPre-Clinical: £20,970, pa; Clinical: £41,517 paPre- Clinical: £20,550, pa, Clinical: £38,850, pa

UKCAT (UCAT)

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How?At Southampton, students are ranked by UKCAT score and from there invited to a Selection Day, provided they also meet the academic criteria. They do not currently use the Situational Judgement test.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 RequiredSix GCSEs at grade A (grade 7) or above, including either Maths, Biology and Chemistry, or Maths, Additional Science and Science. English Language is required at a minimum of grade B (level 6).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 RequiredChemistry and Biology. Not accepted at A2: General Studies, Critical Thinking, or subjects with material that overlaps (eg. human biology/sports studies/physical education). AS Levels are not required.Chemistry 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 RequiredAssessed on a case by case basis, but generally, S5 minimum requirements include Chemistry and Biology-
Scottish Higher Grades RequiredAAAABApplicants 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 RequiredTo include Chemistry and Biology.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 RequiredAB (plus an additional subject at Advanced Higher or Higher at A or B)Where 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 RequiredChemistry and Biology.Must include Chemistry and Biology at Higher Level.
IB Grades Required36 points with 18 at Higher Level in three subjects to include 6 in Chemistry and 6 in Biology. Equivalent to a minimum of six A grades at GCSE is also required (to include either mathematics, biology and chemistry, or mathematics, additional science and science, or maths and combined science). English language necessary at a minimum of grade B.36 points 6,6,6.

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The Guardian Scores

Course Satisfaction87%93%
Teaching Satisfaction90.7%92.7%
Feedback Satisfaction67.6%76.2%
Student Staff Ratio7.410.7
Expenditure Per Student / 1044
Average Entry Tariff193197
Value Added Score / 1047
Career After 6 Months100%100%
Continuation97.3%98.7%
The Guardian Score72.4%66.3%
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The Complete University Guide Scores

Average Entry Tariff193194
Student Satisfaction / 54.004.16
Research Quality / 52.942.88
Graduate Prospects100%100%
The Complete University Guide Score96.1%96.3%
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