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

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Published: 10 October 2019

Applicants holding existing UK degree qualifications will be considered for entry to our standard 5-year MBChB (honours) programme if they hold the required academic qualifications detailed below:

Degree Minimum of 2:1 in any subject; masters' degrees/doctorates not accepted in compensation for bachelor's degree below 2:1 (we are interested in ability to succeed at undergraduate study). The degree will have been completed within 5 years of application and gained at point of application.
A Level Minimum of BBB in required A levels (Biology or Chemistry plus another designated science subject [Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths/Further Maths/Statistics] and a third academic subject). Grade compensation is not permitted.
GCSE Maths, English Language and Sciences – double-award/ triple-award/combined (trilogy) or 3 separate – at a minimum of grade B/6; reformed English language GCSE in England must include pass in speaking and listening endorsement.
UCAT Must be within top 8 deciles of the cohort; SJT must be within bands 1-3.

Applicants not meeting the minimum A-level subjects/grades or Science GCSEs may be considered for Medicine if they have taken the GAMSAT prior to application (test runs in the UK in September, results available mid-November, result valid for 2 years);

Our minimum requirement is either(a) 55 overall with a minimum of 58 in section III or (b) 58 overall with a minimum of 55 in section III - no section score below 50 accepted.

Roles and Responsibilities form

Higher levels of engagement in paid/voluntary experience and responsibility expected than for school-leavers; no credit given for anything that is simply part of the applicant's job.