The University of Glasgow School of Medicine, Scotland provides the following courses that require UCAT:

  • Medicine (A100)
  • Dentistry (A200)

Medicine (A100) Requirements


Interviews are allocated according to UCAT score (once minimum academic requirements and satisfactory personal statement and reference are met). The SJT subtest is not taken into account.

Personal Statement

Reviewed prior to interview but not scored.

Academic Requirements

GCSE Requirements

GCSE Requrements for University of Glasgow School of Medicine are:

  • Maths - No requirements
  • English - Grade 6 minimum
  • Science - No requirements
  • Other requiremants - No other requirements

GCSEs are not scored. Only minimum requirements needed

A-levels or Scottish Higher requirements.

A level grades AAA including Chemistry and one of Maths, Physics or Biology.

If Biology is not studied at A2 level, it must have been taken at AS level and a grade A is required.

General Studies, Critical Thinking and Global Perspectives & Research are not accepted. 

Biology and Human Biology, as well as Mathematics and Further Mathematics are not considered as separate subjects at A-level.


AAAAA/AAAABB at Scottish Highers and two Advanced Highers at AB and one Higher at B, or S5 minimum and three Advanced Highers at BBB. 

Higher Chemistry and Higher Biology/Human Biology AND either Higher Mathematics or Physics.

It is acceptable to take Biology/Human Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics as Highers in S6, provided grades AAAAA or AAAABB are achieved by end of S5. A minimum of Grade B is required in any required Higher subject studied in S6. Advanced Highers are normally only considered from S6.

There are no subject requirements for Advanced Highers. Biology and Human Biology are considered equal subjects at Higher however only one is counted towards entry grades.

International Baccalaureate

38 points including three Higher Level subjects at 6,6,6, including Chemistry and Biology.

Graduate Applicant Degree Requirements

Minimum of a 2:1 Honours degree in a relevant science degree, obtained within seven years of the entry date. Applicants whose degree was obtained more than seven years from the date of entry, or graduated in a non-science degree will be required to have A-level/Scottish Higher Chemistry and A-level/AS-level/Scottish Higher Biology to be sat within seven years of entry (minimum grades AB, or AA with AS-level Biology). Graduates with a minimum of 2.1 Honours degree obtained more than seven years ago plus a Masters or PhD in a relevant field (obtained within seven years of the entry date) may compensate for not having Higher/A-level Chemistry and Biology. Graduate applicants must also complete the UCAT and may be invited for interview.

Widening Participation

See website

University Link

University of Glasgow School of Medicine