Newcastle Medical School was established in 1834 in the Northern city of Newcastle upon Tyne. The medical school follows a modern, integrated, systems-based curriculum, and was the first medical school in the country to operate an integrated medical curriculum. At Newcastle you’ll receive case-led teaching, which means using clinical cases to help you make the links between your new knowledge and clinical practice. For example a case of stroke can be used to learn and teach the nervous system, cardiovascular system, clinical skills, pharmacology, Public Health and
Newcastle place a heavy emphasis on UCAT score with historically high UCAT cut-off scores. Applicants meeting the minimum academic requirements with a strong UCAT score is highly likely to receive an invitation for interview.
- Graduate Entry
- Case-Led Teaching Approach
- Optional Intercalation
About the university Compare
|Phone number||0191 208 3333|
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 years, with a series of 24 clinical cases to prepare you for later years.
|Course length||5 years|
Intercalation available at both BSc and MSc level
|Courses offered||2 courses offered:|
A100 Medicine Standard Entry - 5 years
A101 Medicine Graduate Entry - 4 years
|Foundation or access||No|
Newcastle is a big city in a small space and it has a sizeable student population. It's easy to get around and is well connected with the Metro rail network running across the city, from the airport, to the North Sea coast. Newcastle is famous for its friendly locals and their hospitality.
|Social life||Newcastle's reputation for a great nightlife is well-known and one of the reasons the city is always voted as one of the UK's greatest student cities. Newcastle has so much to offer after dark. There's a great mix of bars, pubs and clubs across the city, boutique bowling alleys, live music venues, late-night cafes, theatres and restaurants.|
|Interview style||MMI for Home applicants|
International applicants will have a panel interview will be assessed solely by interview questions.
2020 threshold: 2730
2019 threshold: 2720
Newcastle use a threshold 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.
Please note that applicants with SJT scores of band 4 will not be considered.
|GSCE||No minimum requirements|
|Retake policy||Newcastle University recognises that sometimes circumstances mean that students underperform. As a result, we allow a subject to be repeated once. If a subject is being undertaken for a second time after further study the expectation is of a higher level of performance, the grade requirement from the University will also increase by a grade eg A to A*.|
Must be offered in combination with Scottish Advanced Highers
Must be offered with Scottish Highers
Minimum requirements: minimum of grade 5 in all subjects
|Bachelor's Degree (Gradutes Only)||2:1 Honours degree|
Degree Subjects: any discipline
Degree Class: 2:1 or above honours degree or Integrated Master’s degree
|Applications in 19/20||1948|
|Interviews in 19/20||936|
|Offers in 19/20||679|
|Success rate in 19/20||approx 1 in 3|