The University of Aberdeen

The University of Aberdeen Medical School in Scotland provides the following courses:

  • Medicine (A100)
  • Clinical Medical Science (A105)
  • Graduate Entry Dentistry (A201)


UCAT scores considered alongside actual and predicted academic achievement for selection for interviews. SJT is not scored but may be used in offer making if there are candidates of similar scores.

In 2020, the lowest total score for an applicant invited to interview is 2460 and the highest is 3510

Personal Statement

Personal statement is reviewed prior to interview for evidence of preparation for medicine. The personal statement is not scored but is assessed at interview.

Academic Requirements

GCSE Requirements

GCSE Requrements for University of Aberdeen Medical School are:

  • Maths - Grade 5 minimum
  • English - Grade 5 minimum
  • Science - Biology & Physics or Dual Award Science recommended
  • Other requirements - 6-9 passes expected, especially in sciences

GCSEs are not scored. Only minimum requirements needed

A-levels or Scottish Higher requirements.

AAA at A level including Chemistry and one from Biology/ Human Biology, Maths or Physics achieved at same time.

AAAAB at SQA Higher level including Chemistry and two from Human Biology/Biology, maths or Physics and two further Highers in most subjects. S6: Three full academic courses in Advanced Highers or a mix of two Advanced Highers and one new Higher at BBB grade.

International Baccalaureate

36 points. Three subjects at Higher level at grade 6 or higher including Chemistry and one of either Biology, Physics or Maths. Three appropriate subjects at standard level with average grade 6 including one science if three not offered at Higher level.

Graduate Applicant Degree Requirements

A 2:1 in an undergraduate degree will enable application with a Chemistry grade B in SQA Higher or A level.

Widening Participation

Criteria for widening participation: SIMD20 postcode or attends a Reach school or is care experienced. See website for details.

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University of Aberdeen Medical School

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