University of Cambridge

The University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, England provides a Medicine (A100) course.


BMAT score used alongside Personal Statement and grades.

Average BMAT score in 2018 = 5.5 S1, 6.1 S2, 3.5A.

Personal Statement

Personal statement is reviewed prior to interview but not scored.

Academic Requirements

GCSE Requirements

GCSE Requrements for University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine are:

  • Maths - No requirements
  • English - No requirements
  • Science - No requirements
  • Other requiremants - No other requirements

“There are no GCSE (or equivalent) requirements for entry to Cambridge. GCSE results are looked at as a performance indicator, but within the context of the performance of the school/college where they were achieved.

Applicants have generally achieved high grades in subjects relevant to their chosen course, and most students who apply have at least four or five 7/8/9s at GCSE (an A is considered equivalent to 7 and an A* is considered equivalent to 8/9). However, there are always exceptions and we don’t require a minimum number of 7/8/9s at GCSE.”

A-levels or Scottish Higher requirements.

Depends on the college, Typically A*A*A at A level for most colleges including A Level Chemistry and one of Biology, Mathematics and Physics.

Details for each college for 2022 intake.

International Baccalaureate

Depends on college, usually between 40 and 43, 776-777 at higher level, including IB Higher Level Chemistry and one of Biology, Mathematics and Physics.

Details for each college for 2022 intake.

Graduate Applicant Degree Requirements

Graduates may apply for the Standard Course (A100) as an affiliate student to one of Lucy Cavendish, St Edmund’s or Wolfson Colleges with:

  • a good Honours degree (2.1 or above) in any discipline
  • passes at A Level (or equivalent), as above

Widening Participation

Contextual data is considered within the admissions process; relevant applications receive contextual flags based on individual, socio-economic and educational disadvantage. This information is fully considered as part of a holistic admissions process to aid in the fair assessment of applicants, but does not result in systematic lower grade offers. The university delivers a Medicine Summer School with the Sutton Trust, alongside a number of other subject-specific outreach interventions.

See website for details.

University Link

University of Cambridge Medical School

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