St George’s University of London (GEM)


St George’s Medical School is the oldest medical school in the UK, making it a prestigious institution that you can train at. Being part of a university that specialises in healthcare, you wll be trained by experts in their field who are passionate about training the next generation. The course lets students have contact with patients from year one. As well as being at a unique campus, which is shared with one of the largest teaching hospitals in the UK. 

The university use GAMSAT scores to rank students for interview, therefore it is important that you have scored well in the GAMSAT if you wish to apply to St George’s University. Further to this, make sure that you check the cut-off scores from previous years to check you stand a good chance of getting an interview.

Key Points

  • Graduate entry
  • High GAMSAT
  • No A-levels required

About the university Compare

Key Information
Phone number020 8672 9944
Course Information
Teaching styleIntegrated
You will have patient contact from the second week of your first year, making it a great course for graduates who want both early clinical contact and that integrated approach with emphasis on both studying and becoming a practitioner.
Course length4 years
A101 Graduate Entry Medicine - 4 years
Courses offered1 course offered
A101 Graduate Entry Medicine
Graduates may only apply for the graduate course
Graduate entryYes
A101 Graduate Entry Medicine - 4 years
Foundation or accessN/A
University Life
Local areaTooting, South London
Being in London you will benefit from learning at one of the UK’s busiest and world renowned hospitals. You are based in Tooting in south London which is rich in culture, with many parks and great transport links into and out of the city.
Social lifeN/A
Interview styleMMI
The MMI consists of 8 stations lasting 5 minutes each.
Interview datesDecember - March
Interviews begin in December and continue into February and the beginning of March.
Interview topicsYou will be assessed in the following key competencies:
  • Academic ability and intellect
  • Empathy
  • Initiative and resilience
  • Communication skills
  • Communication skills
  • Organization and problem solving
  • Team work
  • Insight and integrity
  • Effective learning style
As well as being able to demonstrate:
  • You have gained appropriate voluntary/work experience in a medical or health-related field
  • You have a broad awareness of the scope of medicine
Admissions Tests
GAMSATGraduate applicants only
Minimum overall GAMSAT score of 58 (2020 entry) including a minimum score of 50 in each section. This is the cut-off score, but please note you are not guaranteed an interview if you score higher than this, as applicants are ranked and only top scoring are invited to interview.
Previous year GAMSAT Cut-off:
2020 = 58
2019 = 59
2018 = 59
2017 = 57
2016 = 60
2015 = 62
The GAMSAT overall score cut-off fluctuates year on year so please only use this as a guide.
Academic Requirements
Retake policyN/A
Scottish highersN/A
Scottish advancedN/A
Bachelor's Degree (Gradutes Only)Graduates only accepted onto the Graduate Entry Programme
Subjects required: any discipline BSc, BA, BBA, BEng, MSci, etc.
Grades required: 2:1 honours degree minimum, or a pass in MSc, MPhil or PhD
Applications in 19/20981
Total number of home applicants: 981
Interviews in 19/20269
Total number of interviewed: 269
Offers in 19/2053
Total number of offers: 53
Success rate in 19/20Application success rate:
Offers per applicant: 1 in 18.5
Interview success rate:
Offers per interview: 1 in 5.1


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