Newcastle University

Newcastle University Medical School provides the following courses that require UCAT:

  • Medicine (A100)
  • Medicine graduate entry (A101)
  • Dentistry (A206)

Medicine (A100) Requirements


Interviews are awarded based solely on UCAT once academic threshold met. If in SJT Band 4, will not be invited to interview.

UCAT cut-off to be invited to an interview in 2021 was 2820.

Personal Statement

Not used prior or at interview, read prior to offers being made but is not scored.

Academic Requirements

GCSE Requirements

GCSE Requrements for Newcastle University Medical School are:

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

GCSEs are not scored. Only minimum requirements needed

A-levels or Scottish Higher requirements.

AAA at A-level excluding General Studies, Use of Mathematics, World Development, Communication and Culture and Critical Thinking. If Applicants are taking Biology, Chemistry or Physics A Level, a pass in the practical element is required. No other requirement for science subjects.

AA at Advanced Higher and AAAAA at Higher. No requirement for science subjects.

International Baccalaureate

38 points with no subject graded less than 5. No requirement for science subjects.

Graduate Applicant Degree Requirements

Applicants must have achieved, or expect to achieve, an honours degree in any discipline to at least an upper second class or first class Honours or integrated master's degree.

Widening Participation

Considered throughout the admission process. Newcastle has a PARTNERS scheme and these applicants may attract a slightly lower UCAT threshold for interview. Those made an offer must pass a summer school and would have received a lower A level conditional offer.

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