University of Cambridge Medicine

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Cambridge, England


Phone: +44 01223 333308
Admissions e-mail :

Program Information

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB, BChir)
  • Standard course (6 year undergraduate program)
  • Accelerate graduate course available to UK/EU graduates of any discipline

Admission statistics

  • Applicants in 2016: Approximately 1345
  • Class size in 2016: 269
  • maximum of 21 spots available for international students

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Admissions Requirements

Course and Degree Requirements

  • For all of the following, see college websites for college-specific requirements, as well as entrance requirements and The Subject Matters for further information
  • A Levels
    • Chemistry, and one of Biology/Human Biology, Physics; Mathematics.
    • Most applicants have at least three science/mathematics A Levels
    • In the past three admissions rounds, 98% of applicants offered three or more science/mathematics A Levels. Of these, 30% were successful in obtaining a place. Of the remaining 2% of applicants who offered only two science/mathematics A Levels, 6& obtained a place.
  • International Baccalaureate
    • Higher Level subjects satisfy A Level subject requirements
  • Other examination systems
    • Applicants are expected to demonstrate a level of understanding equivalent to A Levels
    • Refer to the entrance requirements page for details and contact an admissions tutor

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Typical Averages

  • A Level: A*A*A
  • IB: 40-42 points (776 at Higher Level)


  • The Bio-Medical Admissions Test (BMAT)
  • BMAT can be taken on September 9 2017 or November 2 2017
    • can only be taken once
  • Any queries regarding entry should consult the admissions secretary

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Supporting Documents

  • UCAS Application
  • Supplementary Application Questionnaire
  • Cambridge Online Preliminary Application (COPA)

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  • One, two, or three 20–45 minutes interviews.
  • Predominantly academic and subject-related.
  • Overseas admissions interviews available in Canada, China, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, and Singapore for 2018 entry

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Timeline 2017-2018

  • October 1: deadline for Medicine applicants to have been registered to take BMAT
  • October 15: UCAS, Graduate Course in Medicine applicants, pre-interview assessments deadlines
  • October 19: COPA deadline
  • October 22: SAQ deadline
  • November 2: BMAT date and pre-interview assessments
  • December: Interviews

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Tuition 2017

  • Home (UK) student tuition
    • First year tuition: £9,250
  • EU student tuition
    • Those entering 2017 or 2018 will not be subject to overseas fee rate at any point during the course of study
    • As the UK has voted to leave the EU, the fee status for EU nationals for 2019 has yet to be determined
  • International student tuition
    • First year tuition: £50,132

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