University of Liverpool School of Medicine provides the Medicine (A100) and Dentistry (A200) courses.

Medicine (A100) Requirements


Ranked for interview using 25% UCAT and 75% academic ability (GCSEs)

If in SJT Band 4, will not be expected to be invited to interview.

A competitive UCAT score in 2019-2020 was 2400.

Personal Statement

Personal statement will not be used in making the decision to invite to interview but will be assessed at interview.

Academic Requirements

GCSE Requirements

GCSE Requrements for University of Liverpool School of Medicine are:

  • Maths - Grade 6 minimum
  • English - Grade 6 minimum
  • Science - Grade 6 minimum in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics, or Core & Additional Science
  • Other requiremants - 9 GCSEs attained by the end of Y11 with a minimum score of 15 points, with 8/9 = 3, 7 = 2, 6 = 1. Up to two Level 2 BTECs (1 point) or OCR awards (D* = 3, D = 2, M = 1) can replace GCSEs.

9 GCSEs are scored as on the left. GCSEs make up 75% of the weighting in scoring for interview

A-levels or Scottish Higher requirements.

AAA at A Level, to include Chemistry together with either Biology, Physics or Mathematics and a third academic subject.

AA at Advanced Higher including Biology and Chemistry.

AAAAB-AAAAA plus Biology (A) and Chemistry (A) at Advanced Higher

International Baccalaureate

36 points with 6,6,6 at Higher Level; each at a minimum of 6 to include Biology and Chemistry and one other academic subject plus three further subjects at standard level, minimum of 5 points each.

Graduate Applicant Degree Requirements

If applying as a graduate, a 2:1 honours degree in a biological, biomedical or health sciences degree, A levels of BCC including Chemistry and one other science subject ( E.g. Biology, Maths or Physics) will be considered. If applying with a non-science degree, higher grades in Science A levels would be required.

Widening Participation

Liverpool medical school gives special consideration to Liverpool Scholars and students on the Realising Opportunities programme. There are also specific reduced entry criteria for those who offer non-traditional courses such as Open University modules and locally approved Access courses. The medical school is piloting the use of contextual data in the admissions process. See website for details.

University Link

University of Liverpool School of Medicine