What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
BBC including BB in Chemistry and one of Biology, Physics or Mathematics. Applicants with predicted or achieved grades of AAB or above are not eligible for this course.
Advanced Higher: B in Chemistry, and B in one of Biology, Physics or Mathematics, and Standard Level: BBBBC. Applicants with achieved or predicted Advanced Higher grades of A A are not eligible to apply for this course.
DMM in an Applied Science or Applied Science (Medical Sciences). Applicants with predicted or achieved grades of DDD or above are not eligible for this course.
29 points overall with 14 at Higher Level, including 5 at Higher Level in Chemistry and 5 at Higher Level in one of Biology, Physics or Mathematics. Applicants with predicted or achieved grades of 33 overall and 16 at Higher Level are not eligible for this course.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 112 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers30%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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