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University of St Andrews School of Medicine

University of Oxford Medical Sciences Division

Our Score88%100%
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Course StructureIntegratedTraditional
Foundation Year Available
Graduate Entry Available
Interview StyleMMITraditional
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 paPre clinical: £18,080 pa; Clinical: £31,935 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/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 RequiredMinimum of 5 A (grade 7) GCSEsThere 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 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.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 RequiredIncluding Chemistry (A grade) and one other from Biology, Mathematics or Physics.-
Scottish Higher Grades RequiredAAAABAAAAA
Scottish Advanced Highers Subjects Required-Applicants are required to offer Chemistry (compulsory) and one from Biology, Physics or Mathematics at Advanced Higher.
Scottish Advanced Highers Grades RequiredPredicted to achieve at least BBB Highers or Advanced Highers in S6 studies.AA
IB Subjects RequiredSee IB grades required.You must have taken Chemistry and at least one from Biology, Physics and Mathematics to Higher Level.
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.39, with scores of 7,6,6 in Higher Level subjects.

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The Guardian Scores

Course Satisfaction94%94.6%
Teaching Satisfaction96.3%95.5%
Feedback Satisfaction71.5%79.1%
Student Staff Ratio11.110.1
Expenditure Per Student / 10310
Average Entry Tariff220220
Value Added Score / 1083
Career After 6 Months98%96%
Continuationn/a%98.2%
The Guardian Score79.3%99.8%
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The Complete University Guide Scores

Average Entry Tariff220221
Student Satisfaction / 54.434.47
Research Quality / 52.793.45
Graduate Prospects98%99%
The Complete University Guide Score96.9%100.0%
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