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University of St Andrews School of Medicine

Lancaster University Medical School

Our Score88%80%
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Course StructureIntegratedPBL
Foundation Year Available
Graduate Entry Available
Interview StyleMMIMMI
EU StudentsHome (Scotland/EU): £1,820 pa; Rest of UK (England, Wales, N.Ireland): £9,250 pa£9,250 pa
Non-EU Students£31,580 pa£29,170 pa

UKCAT (UCAT)

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How?At St Andrews, the UKCAT is used to rank for interview (top 400). The Situational Judgement score contributes to the overall interview score.n/a

BMAT

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How?n/aApplicants are considered in 5 stages. 1: Academic Critera, 2: BMAT, 3: Non-academic Criteria, 4: Interview, 5: Fitness to Practice. They calculate the total BMAT score by combining the individual scores for Sections 1, 2 and 3. Section 1 is scored out of 9; Section 2 is scored out of 9; and Section 3 is scored out of 5 (for quality of content). They do not use the quality of English score (A-E).

Entry Requirements

GCSE Subjects RequiredMinimum of 5 A (grade 7) GCSEs9 subjects: 15 points (A*/A = 2 points, B = 1 point), including at least Grade B in English, Mathematics, Biology, Physics, Chemistry (or Core and Additional Science). Grade C must be achieved in all other subjects. New grading system A*=Grade 8/9, A=7 and B=6)
A-Level Subjects RequiredChemistry and one other from Biology, Mathematics or Physics. Does not have a preference for the third Advanced Level subject. Human Biology may replace Biology. General Studies, Critical Thinking and Global Perspectives & Research are not accepted. Only one of Mathematics or Further Mathematics will be considered for the 3 subjects required at Advanced Level.A2 Biology and Chemistry are mandatory. General Studies accepted as 4th AS Level only. Only one of Maths/Further Maths will be considered. Three subjects taken at one sitting, after 2 years of study, plus a 4th subject at AS-level 5 or EPQ.
A-Level Grades RequiredAAA.AAA - A*AA
Scottish Highers Subjects RequiredIncluding Chemistry (A grade) and one other from Biology, Mathematics or Physics.Highers: at least five subjects, taken at one sitting, after one year of study and including Biology (A), Chemistry (A) plus at least three other subjects. Minimum grades required: AAAAB.
Scottish Higher Grades RequiredAAAABAAAAB
Scottish Advanced Highers Subjects Required-Advanced Highers in Biology and Chemistry.
Scottish Advanced Highers Grades RequiredPredicted to achieve at least BBB Highers or Advanced Highers in S6 studies.AA
IB Subjects RequiredSee IB grades required.At Higher Level: Biology and Chemistry, plus one other subject, all at a minimum of 6 points. At Standard Level, three subjects, all at a minimum of 5 points.
IB Grades Required38. Higher Level: 3 passes at Grade 6 to include Chemistry and one of Biology, Maths or Physics. Standard level: 3 passes at Grade 6 to include Biology, Maths, English if not offered at Higher Level.36. Higher Level 6,6,6.

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The Guardian Scores

Course Satisfaction94%93.9%
Teaching Satisfaction96.3%93.3%
Feedback Satisfaction71.5%72.0%
Student Staff Ratio11.110.1
Expenditure Per Student / 1034
Average Entry Tariff220171
Value Added Score / 108n/a
Career After 6 Months98%n/a%
Continuationn/a%95.7%
The Guardian Score79.3%64.3%
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The Complete University Guide Scores

Average Entry Tariff220169
Student Satisfaction / 54.434.25
Research Quality / 52.793.27
Graduate Prospects98%n/a%
The Complete University Guide Score96.9%95.4%
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