Newcastle University (GEM)
Newcastle University is in the Top 10 Universities in the UK from the Times Good University Guide 2020, making it a great choice for students wanting to study medicine. The programme aims to provide a stimulating and supportive
Newcastle University have no A-level or GCSE requirements, making it a good course to apply for if you haven’t taken Chemistry or Biology at A-level and have decided you wish to apply for medicine. Further to this, there is no use of A-level grades beyond checking applicants meet the minimum requirements, A* grades are of no advantage to applicants. Also Newcastle University do not use GCSE grades in any aspect of their application procedure, making Newcastle a great option for applicants that don’t have standard offers.
- Graduate entry
- Any degree subject
- No A-level requirements
About the university Compare
|Phone number||+44 (0)191 208 3333|
The accelerated programme completes years 1 and 2 of the five year course in one extended academic year. The integrated course gives students early clinical exposure during their study of basic medical sciences is introduced. Case-based Learning is the approach used to learning and teaching during the first couple of years. With later years focusing on clinical skills and clinical practice.
|Course length||4 years|
A101 - MBBS graduate entry - 4 years
|Courses offered||2 courses offered|
A100 - MBBS standard entry - 5 years A101 - MBBS graduate entry - 4 years
Accelerated MBBS programme - 4 years
|Foundation or access||N/A|
|Interview style||MMI for Home/EU applicants|
Panel for International applicants
The MMI will assess applicants using interview questions as well as through a role play station.
International applicants having a panel interview will be assessed solely by interview questions.
|Interview dates||December - February|
Interview invites are sent out via email to applicants, and take place typically between December and February.
|Interview topics||The following areas will be assessed in your interview at Newcastle:|
|UCAT||A101 threshold scores:|
2020 - 2910
2019 - 2920
2018 - 2940
Newcastle use a threshold/cut-off UCAT score to invite applicants to interview. These fluctuate year-on-year, based on the number of applicants, UCAT scores of applicants and number of places available.
Do have a look at previous years threshold UCAT results to check you reach above the average threshold before applying.
Please note that applicants with SJT scores of band 4 will not be considered.
|Bachelor's Degree (Gradutes Only)||2:1 Honours degree|
Subjects required: any discipline
Grades required: 2:1 or above honours degree or Integrated Master’s degree
|Applications in 19/20||1037 |
Total number of home applicants: 1037
|Interviews in 19/20||95 |
Total number of applicants interviewed: 95
|Offers in 19/20||25 |
Total number of offers: 25
|Success rate in 19/20||Application success rate: |
Offers per applicant: 1 in 41.48
Interview success rate:
Offers per interview: 1 in 3.8