Medicine with Foundation Year Scoring Applications

Academic ability and UKCAT scoring 2017

Medicine with Foundation Year Scoring of Applications Document 2018

In considering your application, we will calculate a score for your academic ability, up to a maximum of 32 points, based on your UCAS form.

If you have predicted A-Levels (or equivalent) we will score 8 GCSE qualifications.

If you have achieved A-Levels (or equivalent) we will score 5 GCSE qualifications and 3 A-Levels.

If you have been unable to complete the number of GCSE’s required for our scoring purposes please ask your school or college to email us at before 01 October 2017. We may be able to take this into account, depending on the reason.

Your academic score will be combined with a score based on your UKCAT results, again up to 32 points, giving a maximum possible score of 64 points overall.

Your combined score for your academic achievement and UKCAT will determine whether you are invited for interview. In order to distinguish between 'borderline' applicants, we may also take into account your 'personal qualities' based on your personal statement and reference.

Because applications are ranked, there is no set score which guarantees an interview. The threshold will depend on the quality and quantity of applications we receive. We reserve the right to change our scoring systems at any time in order to rank applicants appropriately.

Please download a copy of our Medicine with Foundation Year Scoring of Applications Document 2018 to see how your application will be scored.

We will take into account mitigating circumstances such as health problems or educational disruption if you tell us about them and provide evidence before 1st October 2017. For your mitigating circumstances to be considered please complete our online form. Please note that mitigation is the same as that for our current students which is outlined in the Mitigating Circumstances Guide.

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