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Details of the minimum academic requirements for consideration for entry into the MBBCh course are outlined here. However, lower levels of academic achievement will be considered if there are exceptional extenuating circumstances. Such exceptional extenuating circumstances must be documented and details of these must be submitted directly to the Admissions Officer at the School of Medicine at the time of applying via UCAS, i.e. before 15 October. It is expected that exceptional extenuating circumstances relating specifically to previous performance in examinations will already have been notified to the relevant Examinations Board, and that the classification of the relevant award will already have been moderated accordingly.
All applicants (other than those resident in exempt countries) are required to take the national UK Clinical Aptitude Test (UK-CAT) during July-October. Test results obtained in previous years are not accepted. Comprehensive information on this (including specimen test questions) can be found on the UKCAT website. No absolute minimum threshold score is required.
As of the 2014/15 cycle, all graduate applicants will be required to sit the GAMSAT examination prior to applying, in order for their application to be considered.
All applicants must have an acceptable English language qualification.
The Advanced Diploma in Society, Health and Development is not accepted for entry into the Medicine Programmes.
Applicants who have previously failed to complete a Medicine degree programme at another UK Medical School will not be considered.
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