These medical courses are designed primarily for school leavers, however, most medical schools now allocate a number of places for graduate applicants. They usually last 5, or sometimes 6 years depending on the medical school.

Please note that the information in this section only applies to GRADUATE applicants, NOT school leavers.

Use this as a starting point only – you should always check with the university for the most up to date information.

Universities and Medical Schools Offering Standard Medical Courses:
Grad Places Grad Chances Chances Degree
Subj
Degree
Class
Chem Bio Exam Update
Aberdeen Places given to graduates in 2008 The number of graduates applying for each place given to a graduate (graduate applicants per place) - 2008 entry The percentage of all applicants (including non-graduates) who received an offer for 2008 entry Any degree subject is acceptable Minimum 2.1 degree required. A 2.2 is not acceptable under any circumstances Qualifications in chemistry required Qualifications in biology are not essential All applicants must sit the UKCAT Data last updated in august 2009
Barts and the London Places given to graduates in 2009 The percentage of graduate applicants receiving an offer in 2009 The percentage of all applicants (including non-graduates) who received an offer for 2009 entry Any degree subject is acceptable Minimum 2.1 degree required. A 2.2 is not acceptable under any circumstances Qualifications in chemistry required Qualifications in biology are required All applicants must sit the UKCAT Data last updated in July 2009
Birmingham Places given to graduates in 2008 The number of graduates applying for each place given to a graduate (graduate applicants per place) - 2008 entry The percentage of all applicants (including non-graduates) who received an offer for 2008 entry Any degree subject is acceptable Minimum 2.1 degree required. A 2.2 is not acceptable under any circumstances Qualifications in chemistry required Qualifications in biology are required No entrance exam Data last updated in december 2008
Brighton & Sussex The number of places given to graduates in 2009 The percentage of graduate applicants receiving an offer in 2009 The percentage of all applicants (including non-graduates) who received an offer for 2009 entry Any degree subject is acceptable Minimum 2.1 degree usually required. A 2.2 may be accepted if you have a PhD, an approved acces course or very good A level grades. Contact the university to check if you are eligible before you apply. Qualifications in chemistry required Qualifications in biology are required All applicants must sit the UKCAT Data last updated in July 2009
Bristol The number of places given to graduates in 2008 is not known The percentage of graduates receiving an offer for 2009 is not known The percentage of all applicants (including non-graduates) who received an offer for 2008 entry Only certain degree subjects are acceptable Minimum 2.1 degree required. A 2.2 is not acceptable under any circumstances Qualifications in chemistry required Qualifications in biology are not essential No entrance exam Data last updated in december 2008
Cambridge The number of places given to graduates in 2008 is not known The percentage of graduates receiving an offer for 2009 is not known The percentage of all applicants (including non-graduates) who received an offer for 2008 entry Any degree subject is acceptable Minimum 2.1 degree required. A 2.2 is not acceptable under any circumstances Qualifications in chemistry required Qualifications in biology are not essential All applicants must sit the BMAT exam Data last updated in october 2007
Cardiff The number of places given to graduates in 2008 is not known The percentage of graduates receiving an offer for 2009 is not known The percentage of all applicants (including non-graduates) who received an offer for 2008 entry Any degree subject is acceptable Minimum 2.1 degree required. A 2.2 is not acceptable under any circumstances Qualifications in chemistry required Qualifications in biology are required All applicants must sit the UKCAT Data last updated in december 2008
Dundee The number of places given to graduates in 2008 The number of graduates applying for each place given to a graduate (graduate applicants per place) The percentage of all applicants (including non-graduates) who received an offer for 2008 entry Only certain degree subjects are acceptable Minimum 2.1 degree required. A 2.2 is not acceptable under any circumstances Qualifications in chemistry are not required Qualifications in biology are not essential All applicants must sit the UKCAT Data last updated in december 2008
East Anglia The number of places given to graduates in 2009 is not known The percentage of graduates receiving an offer for 2009 is not known The percentage of all applicants (including non-graduates) who received an offer for 2009 entry Only certain degree subjects are acceptable Minimum 2.1 degree usually required. A 2.2 may be accepted if you have a PhD, a masters degree or an approved acces qualification. Contact the university to check if you are eligible before you apply. Qualifications in chemistry are not required Qualifications in biology are required All applicants must sit the UKCAT Data last updated in July 2009
Edinburgh The number of places given to graduates in 2008 is not known The percentage of graduates receiving an offer for 2009 is not known The percentage of all applicants (including non-graduates) who received an offer for 2008 entry Most degree subjects are acceptable but you should confirm with Admissions Office. They don?t accept Open University degrees. Minimum 2.1 degree usually required. A 2.2 may be accepted if you can demonstrate extenuating circumstances. Contact the university - cases are considered on an individual basis. Qualifications in chemistry required Qualifications in biology are required All applicants must sit the UKCAT Data last updated in december 2008
Glasgow The number of places given to graduates in 2008 is not known The percentage of graduates receiving an offer for 2009 is not known Chances of an offer not known for 2009 entry Any degree subject is acceptable Minimum 2.1 degree required. A 2.2 is not acceptable under any circumstances Qualifications in chemistry required Qualifications in biology are required All applicants must sit the UKCAT Data last updated in october 2007
Hull York The number of offers made to graduates in 2009 The percentage of graduates receiving an offer for 2009 is not known The percentage of all applicants (including non-graduates) who received an offer for 2009 entry Any degree subject is acceptable Minimum 2.1 degree required. A 2.2 is not acceptable under any circumstances Qualifications in chemistry required Qualifications in biology are required All applicants must sit the UKCAT - Applicants with a total UKCAT score of less than 1900 or a verbal reasoning score of less than 420 will not normally be considered. Data last updated in July 09
Imperial The number of places given to graduates in 2009 is not known The percentage of graduates receiving an offer for 2009 is not known The percentage of all applicants (including non-graduates) who received an offer for 2009 entry Any degree subject is acceptable Minimum 2.1 degree usually required. A 2.2 may be accepted if you also have a masters degree or PhD. Contact the university to check if you are eligible before you apply. Qualifications in chemistry required Qualifications in biology are required All applicants must sit the BMAT exam Data last updated in July 09
Keele University The number of places given to graduates in 2008 is not known The percentage of graduates receiving an offer for 2009 is not known Chances of an offer not known for 2009 entry Any degree subject is acceptable Minimum 2.1 degree required. A 2.2 is not acceptable under any circumstances Qualifications in chemistry required Qualifications in biology are required All applicants must sit the UKCAT Data last updated in october 2007
KCL (King’s) The number of places given to graduates in 2008 is not known The percentage of graduates receiving an offer for 2009 is not known Chances of an offer not known for 2009 entry Any degree subject is acceptable Minimum 2.1 degree usually required. A 2.2 degree is acceptable if you have also completed an approved access to medicine course. Alternatively, a lower second class honours degree is acceptable combined with a master's degree (with at least a merit). Contact the university to find out if you are eligible before you apply. Qualifications in chemistry required Qualifications in biology are required All applicants must sit the UKCAT Data last updated in january 2009
Leeds The number of places given to graduates in 2008 The number of graduates applying for each place given to a graduate (graduate applicants per place) - 2008 entry The percentage of all applicants (including non-graduates) who received an offer for 2008 entry Applicants must offer a science or medically related degree (BSc) Minimum 2.1 degree usually required. A 2.2 may be accepted if you can demonstrate extenuating circumstances. Contact the university - cases are considered on an individual basis. Qualifications in chemistry required Qualifications in biology are not essential All applicants must sit the UKCAT Data last updated in january 2009
Leicester The number of places given to graduates in 2008 The number of graduates applying for each place given to a graduate (graduate applicants per place) - 2008 entry The percentage of all applicants (including non-graduates) who received an offer for 2008 entry Any degree subject is acceptable Minimum 2.1 degree required. A 2.2 is not acceptable under any circumstances Qualifications in chemistry required Qualifications in biology are required All applicants must sit the UKCAT Data last updated in january 2009
Liverpool The number of places given to graduates in 2008 is not known The percentage of graduates receiving an offer for 2009 is not known Chances of an offer not known for 2009 entry Any degree subject is acceptable Minimum 2.1 degree required. A 2.2 is not acceptable under any circumstances Qualifications in chemistry required Qualifications in biology are required No entrance exam Data last updated in january 2009
Manchester The number of places given to graduates in 2008 is not known The percentage of graduates receiving an offer for 2009 is not known The percentage of all applicants (including non-graduates) who received an offer for 2008 entry Any degree subject is acceptable Minimum 2.1 degree required. A 2.2 is not acceptable under any circumstances Qualifications in chemistry required Qualifications in biology are not essential All applicants must sit the UKCAT Data last updated in january 2009
Newcastle The number of places given to graduates in 2008 is not known The percentage of graduates receiving an offer for 2009 is not known The percentage of all applicants (including non-graduates) who received an offer for 2008 entry Only certain degree subjects are acceptable Minimum 2.1 degree usually required. A 2.2 may be accepted if you have an approved acces qualification. Contact the university to check if you are eligible before you apply. Qualifications in chemistry are not required Qualifications in biology are not essential All applicants must sit the UKCAT Data last updated in january 2009
Nottingham The number of places given to graduates in 2008 is not known The percentage of graduates receiving an offer for 2009 is not known Chances of an offer not known for 2009 entry Only certain degree subjects are acceptable Minimum 2.1 degree required. A 2.2 is not acceptable under any circumstances Qualifications in chemistry required Qualifications in biology are required All applicants must sit the UKCAT Data last updated in january 2009
Oxford The number of places given to graduates in 2008 is not known The percentage of graduates receiving an offer for 2009 is not known Chances of an offer not known for 2009 entry Any degree subject is acceptable Minimum 2.1 degree required. A 2.2 is not acceptable under any circumstances Qualifications in chemistry required Qualifications in biology are not essential All applicants must sit the BMAT exam Data last updated in january 2009
Peninsula Places given to graduates in 2009 The percentage of graduate applicants receiving an offer in 2009 The percentage of all applicants (including non-graduates) who received an offer for 2009 entry Any degree subject is acceptable Everyone must sit the GAMSAT. Performance in a previous degree is not taken into account. Qualifications in chemistry are not required Qualifications in biology are not essential All Applicants must sit the GAMSAT Exam Data last updated in July 2009
Queen’s Belfast The number of places given to graduates in 2008 is not known The percentage of graduates receiving an offer for 2009 is not known Chances of an offer not known for 2009 entry Any degree subject is acceptable Minimum 2.1 degree required. A 2.2 is not acceptable under any circumstances Qualifications in chemistry required Qualifications in biology are required All applicants must sit the UKCAT Data last updated in january 2009
Sheffield Places given to graduates in 2008 The number of graduates applying for each place given to a graduate (graduate applicants per place) - 2008 entry The percentage of all applicants (including non-graduates) who received an offer for 2008 entry Only certain degree subjects are acceptable Minimum 2.1 degree usually required. A 2.2 may be accepted if you have a PhD, a masters degree or very good A level grades. Contact the university to check if you are eligible before you apply. Applicants with a 2.2 are very rarely accepted, even if they have these additional qualification. Qualifications in chemistry required Qualifications in biology are required All applicants must sit the UKCAT Data last updated in december 2008
Southampton Places given to graduates in 2008 The number of graduates applying for each place given to a graduate (graduate applicants per place) - 2008 entry The percentage of all applicants (including non-graduates) who received an offer for 2008 entry Any degree subject is acceptable Minimum 2.1 degree required. A 2.2 is not acceptable under any circumstances Qualifications in chemistry required Qualifications in biology are not essential All applicants must sit the UKCAT Data last updated in december 2008
St Andrews Places given to graduates in 2008 The number of graduates applying for each place given to a graduate (graduate applicants per place) - 2008 entry The percentage of all applicants (including non-graduates) who received an offer for 2008 entry Only certain degree subjects are acceptable Minimum 2.1 degree usually required. Applicants with a 2.2 may be considered if they also have a PhD or if they have had several years of employment in a professional role within the Health Service. Contact the university to check if you are eligible before you apply. Qualifications in chemistry required Qualifications in biology are not essential All applicants must sit the UKCAT Data last updated in december 2008
St George’s  Graduates not accepted. Data last updated in december 2008
UCL The number of places given to graduates in 2008 is not known The percentage of graduates receiving an offer for 2009 is not known The percentage of all applicants (including non-graduates) who received an offer for 2008 entry Any degree subject is acceptable Minimum 2.1 degree usually required. Applicants with a 2.2 may be considered if they also have a PhD or a masters degree. People with a 2.2 and extenuating circumstances are not usually accepted, but candidates can write to us (well in advance of making an application) for individual advice. Contact the university to check if you are eligible before you apply. Qualifications in chemistry required Qualifications in biology are not essential provided you have grade B at GCSE biology All applicants must sit the UKCAT Data last updated in december 2008