How hard is it to get into Cambridge medicine?

Because of its reputation as a research university in the UK and globally, Cambridge Medical School is highly selective in its admissions policy. On average, there are 6 students applying per place available, most applying with an excellent academic background.

Is Cambridge University good for medicine?

The 6-year Cambridge course is one of the best medicine courses in the world. Medical schools at Oxford and Cambridge are notorious for being extremely competitive, and intense once you are there.

How do I get into medicine at Cambridge?

Entrance requirements for Cambridge Medicine

  1. A*A*A at A level, or 40-42 at IB, with 776 at higher level.
  2. A Levels (or equivalent) in Chemistry, and one of Biology, Physics, and Maths.

Why is Cambridge best for medicine?

Cambridge has a much heavier focus on the pre-clinical sciences and its clearly distinct from the clinical practice and clinical sciences. Preclinical sciences is taught via traditional lectures/supervisions and labs etc. in years 1-3 and then the clinical sciences and practice are taught via placements in years 4-6.

How long is med school in Cambridge?

six years
The Cambridge Medicine course lasts six years in total, divided into three years of pre-clinical studies followed by three years of clinical training. In the first two years (called Parts IA and IB), students cover all aspects of basic science related to medicine.

Do you need Ucat for Cambridge medicine?

The options are the Biomedical Admissions Test (Bmat), the Graduate Medical School Admissions Test (Gamsat) and University Clinical Aptitude Test (Ucat, formerly known as the Ukcat or UK Clinical Aptitude Test). If you’re applying to a medical course at Oxford and Cambridge, you will be required to take the Bmat.

Can you get into Cambridge medicine with A * A * A?

Get Accepted Into Medicine at Cambridge: The Grades Currently, the minimum required grades in a conditional offer for Medicine at Cambridge are A*A*A in A-level and 40-42 points at IB (with a 776 spread across your Higher Level IB subjects).

When are the next Cambridge Open Days?

Cambridge Open Days, 7 and 8 July 2022 Our next Open Days will be taking place on 7 and 8 July 2022 – details to follow. Sign up to our Student Newsletter to be notified when bookings open and for other opportunities, advice and resources. Cambridge Open Days | Undergraduate Study

What is the age limit for the Cambridge Open Days?

The Cambridge Open Days are for Year 12 (or equivalent) students and prospective mature students (aged 21 or over) who are thinking of applying to Cambridge in October 2022 for entry in 2023, or deferred entry in 2024. We’re unable to accommodate younger students at these events.

Why study medicine at Cambridge?

At Cambridge, we offer two medicine courses – the Standard Course and the Graduate Course. Throughout, our aim is to educate students to become compassionate, thoughtful, skilled members – and leaders – of the medical profession. Success in medicine requires application and hard work, both while studying and when in practice.

When are the go to virtual tour Medicine Medicine presentations available?

Open Day presentations and recordings Available 13 – 26 September Pre-recorded Go to Virtual Tour Q&A recording Available 13 – 26 September Pre-recorded Go to Virtual Tour Medicine Medicine Date Time (BST) More info Course presentation and sample lectures