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BMAT scores used alongside UCAS application. No cut-off but high scores in each section will strengthen an application; Section 3 essay used as discussion in interview.

Personal Statement

Your initial application will be assessed on the basis of your personal statement and your referee's report as well as on your past and predicted academic performance. UCL's admissions selectors are trying to assess qualities such as your academic potential, your motivation for studying your chosen degree, as well as core skills that are required for the programme.

Academic Requirements

GCSE Requirements

GCSE Requrements for University College London Medical School are:

  • Maths - Grade 6 minimum
  • English - Grade 6 minimum
  • Science - No requirements
  • Other requiremants - UCL expects all UK applicants to offer a modern foreign language at 5 minimum. Candidates can be admitted if they do not offer a foreign language GCSE (and their application will not be disadvantaged), but they would be obligated to take a language course during their first year

GCSEs are not scored. Only minimum requirements needed

A-levels or Scottish Higher requirements.

A*AA to include Biology and Chemistry.

A1, A, A at Advanced Highers (or A1, A at Advanced Higher and A,A,A at Higher), to include Chemistry and Biology at Advanced Higher.

International Baccalaureate

39 total points. A total of 19 points in three higher level subjects including Biology and Chemistry, each with minimum score 6. No score below 5.

Graduate Applicant Degree Requirements

Graduate applicants will need to be predicted or have achieved an upper second-class Honours (2.1) degree from a recognised UK university. Degrees awarded by universities outside the UK are not accepted. Graduates are normally expected to have achieved grades of at least ABB in A-levels taken prior to their degree, and including Chemistry and Biology. See website for details.

Widening Participation

Access UCL is a contextual offer scheme. Eligible students who successfully complete the Access UCL scheme will receive a reduced offer of AAB at A level (to include biology and chemistry at grade A). See website for details

Target Medicine is UCL Medical School's widening participation initiative. The programme includes a Mentoring Scheme and Summer School. See website for details.

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