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University of Sheffield

Medicine (Phase One)

UCAS Code: A100
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery - MB ChB years full-time 2018
Ucas points guide

144

% applicants receiving offers

19%

Subjects
  • Medicine
Student score
Not Available
% employed or in further study
100% MED
Average graduate salary
£31k HIGH
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
A,A,A

including Chemistry or Biology and another science subject Other science subject includes Biology/Human Biology, Physics, Mathematics or Psychology General Studies and Critical Thinking not acceptable. We have reviewed our policy on A Levels taken early for applicants who take Further Mathematics. We do not accept A Level Further Mathematics when determining whether an applicant meets our A Level academic threshold. However, for applicants who take four A Levels in a two year period (typically years 12 and 13 at school) including Mathematics and Further Mathematics, we will accept the Mathematics A Level, even if it is taken in Year 12, and irrespective of whether the A Level is certificated in Year 12 or 13. It is expected that Chemistry and another subject (that is not Critical Thinking, Further Mathematics or General Studies) will be taken in Year 13.

Scottish Highers
A,A,A,A,B

plus grade AA in Chemistry or Biology and another science subject. Other science subject includes Biology/Human Biology, Physics, Mathematics or Psychology

Scottish Advanced Highers
A,A

in Chemistry or Biology and one other science subject. Other science subject includes Biology/Human Biology, Physics, Mathematics or Psychology plus AAAAB in Scottish Highers.

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

International Baccalaureate
36

including 6 in three Higher Level subjects to include Chemistry or Biology and another science subject. No less than 4 in all Standard Level subjects. Other science subject includes Biology/Human Biology, Physics, Mathematics or Psychology

UCAS tariff points
Not Available

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 144 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers

19%

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.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

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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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

While some universities keep their medical students away from the frontline until later in the course, Sheffield gives you clinical experience from a very early stage. Our methods include teaching on wards and in clinics as well as small group work and full body dissection. We also place a lot of emphasis on developing your communication skills: knowing how to speak to patients, and how to listen, is just as important as clinical expertise. Graduates go on to train as foundation doctors in hospitals. From there, many become GPs or train as consultants. The MBChB is also excellent preparation for careers in other areas such as research, NHS management, medical journalism and pharmaceuticals.

Modules

University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Forget northern grit Sheffield is in the heart of a vibrant, student-friendly city mixed with halls in leafy suburbs on the edge of the Peak District. A red brick with a thoroughly modern outlook, an award-winning Students' Union complete with 47 sports clubs and more than 250 societies - and a 24-hour library makes for The Full Monty of a student experience.

How you'll spend your time

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How you'll be assessed

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What do the numbers say for

The percentages below relate to the general subject area at this uni, not to one course. We show these stats because there isn't enough data about the specific course, or where this is the most detailed info made available to us.

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were taking courses within this subject area about things such as the quality of facilities and teaching - useful to refer to when you're narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether overall satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction Not Available
Student score Not Available

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
15% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
53% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
3% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
491 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
N/A
Drop-out rate
2% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 100% MED
Average graduate salary £31k HIGH
Graduates who are health professionals

99%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
If you want a stable, well-paid career, then dentistry is an excellent choice. Starting salaries rival those for medicine, almost all graduates get jobs in dentistry on leaving their course and there are roles all around the country. It is a pretty select course, with only a little over a thousand graduates a year, but for that group, the rewards can be excellent.
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