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University of St Andrews School of Medicine

University of Aberdeen School of Medicine and Dentistry

Our Score88%95%
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Course StructureIntegratedIntegrated
Foundation Year Available
Graduate Entry Available
Interview StyleMMIMMI
EU StudentsHome (Scotland/EU): £1,820 pa; Rest of UK (England, Wales, N.Ireland): £9,250 paRUK: £9,000 pa / Home/EU: £1,820 pa
Non-EU Students£31,580 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?At St Andrews, the UKCAT is used to rank for interview (top 400). The Situational Judgement score contributes to the overall interview score.Candidates' 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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Entry Requirements

GCSE Subjects RequiredMinimum of 5 A (grade 7) GCSEsEnglish 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 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.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 RequiredAAA.AAA
Scottish Highers Subjects RequiredIncluding Chemistry (A grade) and one other from Biology, Mathematics or Physics.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 RequiredAAAABAAAAB
Scottish Advanced Highers Subjects Required-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 RequiredPredicted to achieve at least BBB Highers or Advanced Highers in S6 studies.Grade B minimum.
IB Subjects RequiredSee IB grades required.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 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 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%97.0%
Teaching Satisfaction96.3%96.0%
Feedback Satisfaction71.5%71.6%
Student Staff Ratio11.17.5
Expenditure Per Student / 1033
Average Entry Tariff220238
Value Added Score / 1084
Career After 6 Months98%100%
Continuationn/a%98.3%
The Guardian Score79.3%92.2%
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The Complete University Guide Scores

Average Entry Tariff220238
Student Satisfaction / 54.434.24
Research Quality / 52.792.89
Graduate Prospects98%100%
The Complete University Guide Score96.9%97.9%
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