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University of Sunderland School of Medicine

University of Oxford Medical Sciences Division

Our Score61%100%
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Course StructurePBLTraditional
Foundation Year Available
Graduate Entry Available
Interview StyleMMITraditional
EU Students9,250£9,250 pa
Non-EU StudentsNAPre clinical: £18,080 pa; Clinical: £31,935 pa

UKCAT (UCAT)

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How?New for 2019 entry - unspecified.n/a

BMAT

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How?NAA 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 Required5 subjects at grade A (7) with a minimum of grade B (6) in Maths, English Language, Biology, Chemistry and Physics. Dual science accepted.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 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.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 RequiredAAAA*AA.
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 RequiredAAAABAAAAA
Scottish Advanced Highers Subjects RequiredTwo Advanced Highers (Chemistry or Biology plus a second science) must also be achieved at minimum grades of AB.Applicants are required to offer Chemistry (compulsory) and one from Biology, Physics or Mathematics at Advanced Higher.
Scottish Advanced Highers Grades RequiredABAA
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.You must have taken Chemistry and at least one from Biology, Physics and Mathematics to Higher Level.
IB Grades Required35 points including three grade 6 passes at IB Higher Level and grades of 6, 6, 5 at Standard Level.39, with scores of 7,6,6 in Higher Level subjects.

Open Days

13 February 2019: Post Graduate Open Day
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.

The Guardian Scores

Course Satisfaction83%94.6%
Teaching Satisfaction86%95.5%
Feedback Satisfaction73%79.1%
Student Staff Ratio15.610.1
Expenditure Per Student / 105.710
Average Entry Tariff119220
Value Added Score / 1053
Career After 6 Months69%96%
Continuation86%98.2%
The Guardian Score60.9%99.8%
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The Complete University Guide Scores

Average Entry Tariff221
Student Satisfaction / 54.47
Research Quality / 53.45
Graduate Prospects99%
The Complete University Guide Score100.0%
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