University of Sunderland School of Medicine

Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry

Our Score61%85%
Course StructurePBLPBL
Foundation Year Available
Graduate Entry Available
Interview StyleMMIMMI
EU Students9,250£9,250 pa
Non-EU StudentsNAPre-Clinical: £18,600 pa; Clinical: £34,500 pa


How?New for 2019 entry - unspecified.At Plymouth, the UKCAT is used alongside academic ability. You are required to meet a minimum standard in each of the subtests plus an overall target score set and reviewed annually by the Admissions Advisory Panel. For example, in 2015 for 2016 entry: The minimum scores were: Verbal Reasoning - 530; Quantitative Reasoning - 650; Abstract Reasoning - 610; Decision Analysis - 600. An overall score of 2610



Entry Requirements

GCSE Subjects Required5 subjects at grade A (7) with a minimum of grade B (6) in Maths, English Language, Biology, Chemistry and Physics. Dual science accepted.Applicants need to achieve 7 GCSE passes at grades A-C/9-4 which must include English language, mathematics and either GCSE double award science or two from single award chemistry, biology, or physics
A-Level Subjects RequiredBiology or Chemistry plus another designated science subject (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths/Further Maths/Statistics) and a third academic subject. Any science A Level (Biology, Chemistry, Physics) completed in England from 2017 must include a pass in the practical endorsement.A*AA - AAB at A-Level which must include an A grade in biology and one further science from chemistry, physics, maths, and psychology. Your third GCE A level can be from any subject area including the humanities, languages, music, sport, science and the social sciences
A-Level Grades RequiredAAAA*AA - AAB.
Scottish Highers Subjects RequiredScottish Highers are required at grades AAAAB, including Chemistry or Biology plus a second science at grade A(7).-
Scottish Higher Grades RequiredAAAAB-
Scottish Advanced Highers Subjects RequiredTwo Advanced Highers (Chemistry or Biology plus a second science) must also be achieved at minimum grades of AB.Grades AAA-AAB including a grade A in biology and one further science from chemistry, physics, maths, and psychology.
Scottish Advanced Highers Grades RequiredABAAA-AAB
IB Subjects Required35 points including three grade 6 passes at IB Higher Level and grades of 6, 6, 5 at Standard Level are required. Higher Level subjects should include Chemistry or Biology, plus one from Chemistry, Biology, Physics or Maths and a third rigorous subject. Any science not taken at the Higher Level must be offered at Standard Level grade 5 or GCSE grade B (or equivalent). Points awarded for the Extended Essay or Theory of Knowledge are not taken into account but these components must have been completed. English Language (Language A) at Grade 6 is acceptable in lieu of GCSE English Language. Please see English Language Requirements under General Requirements if you do not have either of these.38 - 36 points overall including 6 in Higher Level Biology and one further science from chemistry, physics, maths, and psychology at the Higher Level.
IB Grades Required35 points including three grade 6 passes at IB Higher Level and grades of 6, 6, 5 at Standard Level.38 - 36 points.

Open Days

13 February 2019: Post Graduate Open Day6 March 2019: Postgraduate Open Evening.
13 March 2019: Our March Open Day Drop-In is a more informal event and can provide you with information on both undergraduate and postgraduate study.27 April 2019: Undergraduate Open Day.
26 June 2019: Undergraduate Open Day.

The Guardian Scores

Course Satisfaction83%92.6%
Teaching Satisfaction86%92.4%
Feedback Satisfaction73%61.9%
Student Staff Ratio15.67
Expenditure Per Student / 105.74
Average Entry Tariff119189
Value Added Score / 1055
Career After 6 Months69%100%
The Guardian Score60.9%73.7%
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The Complete University Guide Scores

Average Entry Tariff190
Student Satisfaction / 54.07
Research Quality / 53.16
Graduate Prospects100%
The Complete University Guide Score95.9%
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