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University of Southampton School of Medicine

University of Birmingham College of Medical and Dental Sciences

Our Score84%88%
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Course StructureIntegratedIntegrated
Foundation Year Available
Graduate Entry Available
Interview StyleTraditionalMMI
EU Students£9,250 pa£9,250 pa
Non-EU StudentsPre-Clinical: £20,970, pa; Clinical: £41,517 pa£22,500 (International students –Year 1 and 2) £38,100 (International students – Years 3, 4 and 5)

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 Birmingham, there is no UKCAT cut off score. An application will receive an overall score, which is the sum of weighted scores for each of the academic and UKCAT components. GCSE and UKCAT used for interview. The weightings are: academic – 70%; UKCAT – 30%. Total UKCAT scores of our applicants (excluding the band score for the SJT component) will be separated into deciles and scored (i.e. the top 10% of applicants’ scores will be in the top decile). The maximum score is 3.0. For example, for 2015 applicants, the 10th decile was a score of 2980 and allocated a score of 3; 9th decile was a score of 2880 and allocated a score of 2.67 - and so on.

BMAT

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How?n/an/a

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).An application will receive a score for academic achievement based on GCSE (or equivalent) results. The subjects that will be scored are: English (both English Language and English Literature), Mathematics (or one, but not both, of Methods in Mathematics and Applications of Mathematics), Science (either, both of Biology and Chemistry or Double Award Science), plus two additional GCSEs (any subject). For the subjects specified above, a minimum grade of B (grade 6) must be offered. It is expected that the scores allocated to the different grades will be in the ratio of 4:2:1 (for A*, A, B, respectively). For each of the two unspecified subjects, a score of 2 will be allocated when an A* grade has been obtained (lower grades will not receive a score).
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 Biology (or Human Biology). General studies or Critical Thinking not accepted.
A-Level Grades RequiredAAA.A*AA. Candidates should have predicted AAA including Biology and Chemistry (NB. Human Biology is acceptable as an alternative to Biology).
Scottish Highers Subjects RequiredAssessed on a case by case basis, but generally, S5 minimum requirements include Chemistry and BiologyHighers: Five subjects at grade A including, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics and English.
Scottish Higher Grades RequiredAAAABAAAAA
Scottish Advanced Highers Subjects RequiredTo include Chemistry and Biology.Advanced Highers: Three subjects including Chemistry and Biology must be offered (grade requirements: AAB)
Scottish Advanced Highers Grades RequiredAB (plus an additional subject at Advanced Higher or Higher at A or B)AAB
IB Subjects RequiredChemistry and Biology.Higher level: 766 from Chemistry and Biology and one other approved subject (in any order). Subsidiary level: The subjects must include English and Mathematics if not offered at the higher level (Maths Studies is acceptable).
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.Minimum of 32 points must be attained. You must provide results from the Middle Years' Programme if available, or a GCSE-equivalent qualification. MYP results will be scored according to the following equivalencies to GCSEs: 7 = A*; 6 = A; 5 = B. A minimum of 5 must have been achieved in Science, English and Mathematics

Open Days

6 July 2019: For Undergraduates. Explore our campuses and excellent facilities, whilst learning about the subjects you are interested in and how they are taught.28 June 2019: Undergraduate Open Day - A chance for prospective applicants to visit the University, talk to staff, attend talks and take tours of the campus.
7 July 2019: For Undergraduates. Explore our campuses and excellent facilities, whilst learning about the subjects you are interested in and how they are taught.29 June 2019: Undergraduate Open Day - A chance for prospective applicants to visit the University, talk to staff, attend talks and take tours of the campus.
7 September 2019: For Undergraduates. Explore our campuses and excellent facilities, whilst learning about the subjects you are interested in and how they are taught.14 September 2019: Undergraduate Open Day - A chance for prospective applicants to visit the University, talk to staff, attend talks and take tours of the campus.
8 September 2019: For Undergraduates. Explore our campuses and excellent facilities, whilst learning about the subjects you are interested in and how they are taught.19 October 2019: Undergraduate Open Day - A chance for prospective applicants to visit the University, talk to staff, attend talks and take tours of the campus.
12 October 2019: For Undergraduates. Explore our campuses and excellent facilities, whilst learning about the subjects you are interested in and how they are taught.

The Guardian Scores

Course Satisfaction87%93%
Teaching Satisfaction90.7%92.0%
Feedback Satisfaction67.6%67.9%
Student Staff Ratio7.47.9
Expenditure Per Student / 1044
Average Entry Tariff193204
Value Added Score / 1045
Career After 6 Months100%100%
Continuation97.3%97.7%
The Guardian Score72.4%79.3%
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The Complete University Guide Scores

Average Entry Tariff193201
Student Satisfaction / 54.004.11
Research Quality / 52.943.04
Graduate Prospects100%100%
The Complete University Guide Score96.1%96.7%
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