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  1. How many places do you have for Medicine?

    We have one hundred (100) places available per year.

  2. When is the deadline for applications to Medicine?

    The deadline for all applications through UCAS is 16 October each year.

  3. Do you consider gap year students?

    Yes. We consider applicants who are either on a gap year or wish to take one before they join the course.

  4. If I already hold a degree, would you consider my application?

    If you already hold a degree, we would consider your application on the standard entry graduate route.

  5. Do you accept transfers onto the Medicine course?

    We do not currently accept requests to transfer from other degree programmes.

  6. I will be under 18 if I joined the Medicine course. Will I still be considered?

    We require all applicants to be 18 years old by 31 December in the year they intend to start the course due to the nature of our early clinical placements.

  7. Who should provide my reference?

    Your reference is likely to be written by your head teacher, college principal, head of year or form tutor.

  8. My application to the University of Sunderland School of Medicine has been rejected. How can I obtain feedback?

    If your application is rejected you may request feedback by emailing medicineapplications@sunderland.ac.uk.

  9. If I get an offer and fail to get the grades, what will happen?

    It is difficult to know what will happen in advance of exam results...

  10. I have a criminal conviction, can I still apply?

    Applicants with a criminal conviction must declare this on their UCAS form.

  11. I applied last year but was unsuccessful, can I reapply?

    Yes, we will consider further applications and will treat the new applications as if it was the first.

  12. What work experience do I need?

    We expect applicants applying for Medicine at the University of Sunderland to have work experience. We class work experience as being hands-on and public facing.

  13. What are the timescales for your selection process?

    Find guidance on our assessment processes for the A100 - five year undergraduate medicine course.

  14. Where can I find further information about applying to study Medicine?

    Here are some further links which you may find useful when applying to study Medicine...

  15. What is the numeracy test?

    Information about the numeracy test, including what it involves and an example test.