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University of Southampton School of Medicine

University of Oxford Medical Sciences Division

Our Score84%100%
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Course StructureIntegratedTraditional
Foundation Year Available
Graduate Entry Available
Interview StyleTraditionalTraditional
EU Students£9,250 pa£9,250 pa
Non-EU StudentsPre-Clinical: £20,970, pa; Clinical: £41,517 paPre clinical: £18,080 pa; Clinical: £31,935 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.n/a

BMAT

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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 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).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. 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.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 RequiredAssessed on a case by case basis, but generally, S5 minimum requirements include Chemistry and Biology-
Scottish Higher Grades RequiredAAAABAAAAA
Scottish Advanced Highers Subjects RequiredTo include Chemistry and Biology.Applicants are required to offer Chemistry (compulsory) and one from Biology, Physics or Mathematics at Advanced Higher.
Scottish Advanced Highers Grades RequiredAB (plus an additional subject at Advanced Higher or Higher at A or B)AA
IB Subjects RequiredChemistry and Biology.You must have taken Chemistry and at least one from Biology, Physics and Mathematics to 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.39, with scores of 7,6,6 in Higher Level subjects.

Open Days

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The Guardian Scores

Course Satisfaction87%94.6%
Teaching Satisfaction90.7%95.5%
Feedback Satisfaction67.6%79.1%
Student Staff Ratio7.410.1
Expenditure Per Student / 10410
Average Entry Tariff193220
Value Added Score / 1043
Career After 6 Months100%96%
Continuation97.3%98.2%
The Guardian Score72.4%99.8%
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The Complete University Guide Scores

Average Entry Tariff193221
Student Satisfaction / 54.004.47
Research Quality / 52.943.45
Graduate Prospects100%99%
The Complete University Guide Score96.1%100.0%
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