Direct school leavers
entry requirements below apply to you if you completed your GCE A levels, or
equivalent qualifications, within five years of the start of the application
cycle, e.g. qualifications completed since 2013 would still be valid when
applying in 2018. If your qualifications fall outside these criteria,
please contact the admissions team at email@example.com.
The typical offers
listed below are not necessarily the threshold for selection for
interview, which may vary depending on the number and quality of
applications received by the faculty. Other factors, including the
number of applications received, influence the threshold for selection for
Applicants need to achieve 5 GCSE passes at grades A-C/7-4 which must include English language, mathematics and science.
Plus one of the below Level 3 qualifications, which must include at least one of the following subjects: Biology/Human Biology; Chemistry; Computing; Design and Technology; Electronics; Environmental Studies; Geography; Geology; Maths/Pure Maths/Further Maths; Life and Health Sciences; Physical Education; Physics; Psychology; Science (applied); Statistics.
GCE A level
Access to HE Diploma
45 Level 3 credits Science based subject D: 15 credits, M: 30 credits
BTEC National Extended Diploma
Applied Science DMM
BTEC National Diploma
Applied Science D*D*
28-30 points overall including Higher Level 5 in one science as listed above
Scottish Advanced Highers
Cambridge Pre-U Diploma
M2, M2, M3
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.
Extended entry requirements
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry welcome applications from re-sit applicants
providing a minimum attainment has been achieved at the first
attempt. Typically this must be no more than two grades
drops or equivalent from the typical standard offer
e.g. GCE A level first attempt attainment must be a minimum
of CCC. For
re-sit thresholds for all other acceptable level 3 qualifications, please
contact the Admissions Team at email@example.com.
All Level 3 qualifications that form part of an applicant’s academic profile
for selection must be achieved within a maximum of three academic study years
i.e. to include only one re-sit year.
International student admissions
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry welcomes and encourages applications from
suitably qualified international students who are either
self-funded, supported by scholarships from their respective governments,
or sponsored by scholarship programmes operated by the British Council and
similar funding bodies.
applicants need to meet the equivalent admissions criteria described for
home students. Applicants applying with overseas qualifications should contact
the Admissions Team at firstname.lastname@example.org prior to submitting an
application through UCAS. In addition, international applicants need to be
fully proficient in English language.
teaching at our school is in English, so if English is not your first language
and you do not have a GCSE or IGCSE pass at grade A in English
language, you must have one of the following qualifications:
- International English Language Testing
System (IELTS) band 7.0, or above, with a score of at least 7.0 in each
element, taken within 12 months prior to entry.
- Test of English as a Foreign Language
(TOEFL) score of 94 or above.
know that university life is a challenge for any student but especially
when you are a long way from home. You will find the Faculty of
Medicine and Dentistry friendly and supportive. We have a nominated academic
tutor to coordinate the induction and academic support provided to
international students. International Student Advice
(ISA) also provide support and can assist you with any non-academic issues
affecting international students. There are also student welfare support and
counselling services, wardens and student health centres on hand if you need
who have an offer of a place should apply under the Tier 4 (General Student)
category. Further information is available on the UK Border Agency's website.
outlined our selection and admissions process, providing
information from interviews to deferred entry.
Conduct and Fitness to Practise
our Student Conduct and Fitness to Practise page.