University of Sheffield

The University of Sheffield Medical School provides the following courses that require UCAT:

  • Medicine (A100)
  • Medicine graduate entry (A101)
  • Dentistry (A200)


Minimum UCAT accepted is 40th centile. Interviews are awarded based solely on UCAT once UCAT and academic threshold met. The SJT considered for applicants who attend an interview.

In 2020 the UCAT threshold was 2420.

Personal Statement

Not scored. Interest in medicine, work experience/volunteering and outside interests are all explored at interview.

Academic Requirements

GCSE Requirements

GCSE Requirements for University of Sheffield Medical School are:

  • Maths - Grade 6 minimum
  • English - Grade 6 minimum
  • Science - Grade 6 minimum in at least one science subject or Dual Award Science
  • Other requirements - 5 GCSEs at grade 7 minimum

GCSEs are not scored. Only minimum requirements needed

A-levels or Scottish Higher requirements.

AAA at A level, including Chemistry or Biology, and another science (Biology, Chemistry, Maths, Physics, Psychology), taken in one sitting. Further Maths, Critical Thinking are General Studies not not accepted.

AA at Advanced Higher including Chemistry or Biology and another science (Biology, Chemistry, Maths, Physics, Psychology).

AAAAB at Scottish Higher.

International Baccalaureate

36 points overall with 6s in Higher Level subjects (to include Chemistry or Biology and another science subject) and no less than 4 in Standard Level subjects.

Graduate Applicant Degree Requirements

Applicants with a 2:1 degree in any subject and BBB at A level, including Chemistry or Biology taken in one sitting, will be considered.

Widening Participation

Schemes such as Access Sheffield, Discover Medicine and Realising Opportunities encourage applications from underrepresented groups and those who have the ability to become good doctors but would not normally consider this as a serious option. Applications from candidates with different backgrounds and of all ages are encouraged. There are dedicated routes of entry, via UCAS, for students on specific courses at Sheffield Hallam University and the University of Bradford. See website for details.

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