|BMBS Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery with Foundation (Year 0)||PgDip Cardiology|
|Award||Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery - BMBS||Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip|
|Duration||6 years||1 year|
|Course type||Full-time||Blended learning|
|Location||Plymouth||RILA Institute of Health Sciences - UK Based|
|Provider||Peninsula Medical School||RILA Institute of Health Sciences|
Interviews for the 2019 application cycle are expected to take place in the weeks commencing the 25th November 2019, the 16th December 2019 and the 13th January 2020. Equal consideration will be given to all applicants invited for interview.
We aim to build a picture of the circumstances that may have adversely affected an applicant’s education and academic potential. When assessing an application we will consider a range of educational, social, family, and individual characteristics and experiences.
Applications for this course will therefore only be
considered if the contextual entry requirements listed below are met alongside
the academic criteria.
Applicants for this course must not meet the A level and GCSE grade requirements for the five-year BMBS Medicine (A100) course. However, if you meet either the GCSE or A level requirements for A100 but not the other, then you would be considered for the foundation course.
We welcome applications from home/EU direct school leavers, students who have not achieved a first degree, and refugees currently residing in UK/EU. All applicants must have achieved the required A levels, or equivalent level qualification, no more than five years prior to submitting a UCAS application.
Other UK qualifications
Other UK qualifications will be considered on an individual basis and you are advised to contact the Admissions team on +44 1752 437333 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry welcome applications from re-sit applicants providing a minimum attainment has been achieved at the first attempt. Minimum attainment in the majority of cases cannot exceed more than 2 grade drops from our published typical offer. For example: A level candidates applying for the Medicine with Foundation Year need to have achieved BCC in the first attempt. For other qualification re-sit criteria please contact the admissions team at email@example.com. Please note that applicants undertaking re-sits must achieve their final qualification profile for consideration in no more than three academic years i.e. allowing for 1 re-sit year attempt only.International student admissions
We welcome and encourage applications from suitably qualified international students with proven disadvantage who are in receipt of a bursary for fees from their country of origin. International applicants need to meet the equivalent admissions criteria described for home students.
All teaching at our school is in English, so if you are an international applicant and you do not have a GCSE or IGCSE pass at grade A in English language, or a suitable English as a first language qualification, you must have one of the following qualifications. If you are unsure whether your English Language qualification is suitable, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org:
Contextual entry requirements
All applicants, in addition to meeting or exceeding the published academic criteria above will need to meet a minimum of four from the following seven contextual indicator options:
Candidates that meet the necessary admissions requirements, as above, will be invited to attend an interview before an offer is made. The interview will follow our standard BMBS Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (5 Year) course selection method. Details of the interview process.
Fulfil one of the following three criteria: