Entry Requirements for Medicine

Course TitleUCAS CodeDurationTypical Offer
MBChB Medicine A100 5 years full-time AAA
MBChB Medicine - Graduate Entry A101 4 years full-time 1st or 2.1 Honours Degree

For A100 MBChB

A/AS Levels

Normally four AS-level subjects in First Year, including Chemistry and Biology, excluding General Studies. Three GCE A-levels including Chemistry required, excluding General Studies.

Typical offer

Normally AAA from GCE A-levels, including Chemistry.


Applicants must have a minimum of 'C' grade in English Language, Maths and Sciences.

Cambridge Pre-U

D3/D3/D3 in Principal Subjects including Chemistry and Biology.

Access to Medicine course

6 Distinctions (or equivalent), and 60 Credits at Level 3 Distinction Level, plus GCSEs as above.

European Baccalaureate

Pass with 85% overall including three sciences. (Two of which must be Chemistry and Biology at grade 9).

International Baccalaureate

Pass Diploma with 36 points including Chemistry and Biology at Higher level. Grade 6 required in all subjects.

Welsh Baccalaureate

Is considered.

Scottish Advanced Highers

Either alone or in a combination with A-levels. AAA to include Chemistry and Biology. Scottish Highers are not considered.

Other Qualifications

Other national and international qualifications welcomed.

Mature students welcomed

Alternative qualifications considered.

Students in the Final Year of a degree course who have a background in Biology and Chemistry, or graduates with at least an Upper Second Class Honours degree, who have not worked in a caring role, may apply for the five year course.

For A101 Graduate entry (Four years) MBChB

Applications are welcomed from graduates of any discipline who have at least an Upper Second Class Honours degree and a minimum of 12 months' full-time paid employment in a caring role following graduation. Arts and Humanities graduates are encouraged to apply.

The medical degrees are not available on a part-time basis.

See all Medicine undergraduate courses

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