King's College London

King’s College London School of Medical Education provides the following courses that require UCAT:

  • Medicine (A100)
  • Medicine with a gateway year (A101)
  • Medicine graduate entry (A102)
  • Dentistry graduate entry (King’s)(A202)
  • Dentistry (King’s)(A205)
  • Enhanced Support Dentistry (King’s)

Medicine (A100) Requirements


Overall UCAT score given more consideration than individual subtest scores. SJT also taken into account. All entry requirements considered for awarding interviews.

The lowest UCAT score to receive an offer to KCL is 2470.

Personal Statement

Personal statements are used as part of the interview shortlisting process. They are not able to consider applicants whose personal statements are not focused on Medicine.

Academic Requirements

GCSE Requirements

GCSE Requrements for King’s College London School of Medical Education are:

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

GCSEs are scored. GCSEs made up 40% of the weighting in scoring for interview, with an average of roughly 7.5 A*s and 2.5 As achieved by offer holders in 2018.

A-levels or Scottish Higher requirements.

A*AA at A level including Chemistry and Biology. If you are taking linear A levels in England, you will be required to pass the practical endorsement in all science subjects.

Please note that A-level General Studies, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills and Global Perspectives are not accepted by King's as one of your A-levels. However, if offered the grade achieved may be taken into account when considering whether or not to accept a candidate who has just fallen short of the conditions of their offer.

AAA at Scottish Higher in one sitting and AA at Advanced Higher, including grade A in Advanced Higher Chemistry and Biology (they do not count the Higher and Advanced Higher in the same subject). If only one of Chemistry or Biology is offered at Advanced Higher, the other must be offered at Higher level at grade A.

International Baccalaureate

A total of at least 35 points, with three Higher Level subjects at 766 including Chemistry and Biology. Note the total point score of 35 includes TOK/EE.

Graduate Applicant Degree Requirements

Bioscience graduates will be considered with minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree (or international equivalent). All other graduates will be considered with minimum 2:1 AND grades AA at A-Level in both Biology and Chemistry. 

Biomedical/life science degrees include: Biomedical Sciences, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Neuroscience, and Pharmacy.

Widening Participation

See Extended Medical Degree Programme MBBS (A101) website

University Link

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