The curriculum combines training in medical sciences with clinical and practical skills. With a strong emphasis on communication and practical skills. The University of Leeds is not only a Russell Group university, but is in the top 10 universities in the UK for research power. You will be taught by leading professionals, with access to state-of-the-art facilities.
- Heavy UCAT Focus
- Early Clinical Focus
- Very Competitive
About the university Compare
|Phone number||+44 (0) 113 343 4379/113 343 7194|
First two years are mostly taught through lectures, dissection and tutorials. With placement time increasing throughout the years, to nearly full time in year 3-5.
|Course length||4-5 years|
Undergraduate standard entry - 5 years
Accelerated entry into 2nd year - 4 years
9 different BSc options available to students internally, other programmes are also available.
Only 150 students are permitted to intercalate after year 3, however, no limit to the number of students wishing to intercalate after year 2 of year 4.
Undergraduate standard entry MBChB - 5 years
Graduate applicants are welcome to apply. Top students from Clinical Sciences at Bradford University are able to transfer into year 2 of medicine at Leeds, as part of the Bradford collaborative programme.
|Foundation or access||Yes|
Gateway to medicine programme
Leeds is a vibrant city with a broad population. The city has a mixture of modern and historic architecture, providing students with a mix of cultures and places to explore.
8 stations, each lasting 7 minutes with 1 minute between stations to move between the stations, as well as to read the next task.
|Interview dates||December - February|
Invites to interview are sent out on a rolling basis from early December, with interviews being held from early December until late February. Decisions on offers are made by late March.
|Interview topics||Topics addressed at interview include: |
|UCAT||Average score 2019: 13.40|
Average BMAT score for applicants who attended interview:
|GSCE||GCSE’s only used as minimum requirement|
Grades required: 6 GCSEs at grade A*- B (9-5) must include Chemistry and Biology (or Dual/Double Science), English Language, and Mathematics.
|A-level||AAA is common|
Subjects required: Chemistry or Biology
Grades required: AAA
If chemistry is not offered then Biology must be offered with either Physics or Maths
Note that Leeds do not rate A* as being higher than A, so will not accept A*A*B instead of AAA.
Applicants resitting exams are only likely to be successful in exceptional circumstances, with well supported extenuating circumstances required.
Subjects required: including Biology
Grades required: AAAAB
Must also offer advanced highers at grades stated.
Subjects required: Chemistry at grade A
Grades required: AB
Must also offer highers at grades stated.
Subjects required: Chemistry and two subjects from Biology, Maths and Physics.
Grades required: 35 points with 666 in 3 subjects including required subject
|BDGA only||2:1 Honours degree|
Subjects required: Science or medically related
Grades required: 2:1 [hons] degree or higher
If chemistry not offered at grade B at A-level there must be equivalent chemistry within the degree offered.
|Applications in 18/19||Total number of home applicants: 2487|
Home/EU applicants: 2078
International applicants: 409
|Interviews in 18/19||Total number of applicants interviewed: 1056|
Home/EU applicants invited to interview: 881
International applicants invited to interview: 175
|Offers in 18/19||Total number of offers: 473|
Home/EU applicants with offer: 435
International applicants with offer: 38
|Success rate in 18/19||Application success rate: |
Offers per applicant: 1 in 5.3
Interview success rate:
Offers per interview: 1 in 2.2