St George’s University
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 UCAT scores to rank students for interview, therefore it is important that you have scored well in the UCAT 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.
- Heavy UCAT Focus
- Early Clinical Focus
- Very Competitive
About the university Compare
|Phone number||020 8672 9944|
The first two years provide you with a thorough understanding of clinical science, with clinical work introduced from the beginning of year 1. Following this you will get more clinical teaching including 4th year where you will rotate between 10-week clinical attachments.
|Course length||4-5 years|
A100 Medicine - 5 years (6 with iBSc)
A101 Graduate Entry Medicine - 4 years
BSc options are usually taken by students between years 3 and 4.
|Courses offered||2 courses offered|
A101 Graduate Entry Medicine
A101 Graduate Entry Medicine - 4 years
|Foundation or access||No|
|Local area||Tooting, South London|
The MMI consists of 8 stations lasting 5 minutes each.
|Interview dates||December - March|
Interviews begin in December and continue into February and the beginning of March.
|Interview topics||You will be assessed in the following key competencies:|
2019 = 2490
2018 = 2590
UCAT results are used to select students for interview and to rank post-interview waiting list students.
There is an overall score and section score cut off. The section score must be a minimum of 500 achieved in each section. However, the overall score fluctuates year-to-year and is calculated based on the cohort of applicants. The cut-off for the last two years is as follows:
2018 it was 2590
2019 it was 2490
|GAMSAT||Graduate applicants only|
Minimum overall GAMSAT score of 59 including a minimum score of 50 in each section.
|GSCE||GCSE’s not used past minimum requirements|
Grades required: 5 GCSEs at grade B/6 or above. Must include English Language, Mathematics and Science (Double or Triple Award Science).
|A-level||AAA is common|
Subjects required: Chemistry and Biology/Human Biology
Grades required: AAA - A*AA
General Studies and Key Skills not accepted
A-levels or equivalent must be completed within one sitting across a maximum of two years. St George’s do not accept resits which require a third year of study.
Subjects required: Chemistry and/or Biology, and English Language at standard grade 2 or higher.
Grades required: AAA
Plus Advanced Highers
Subjects required: Chemistry and or Biology
Grades required: AA
Subjects required: Biology and Chemistry
Grades required: 36 points with 6,6,6 at Higher Level.
Standard Level must include a minimum score of 5 in Mathematics and English
|BDGA only||Graduates only accepted onto the Graduate Entry Programme|
Graduates may only apply for the graduate course.
Subjects required: any discipline
Grades required: 2:1 honours degree minimum, or a pass in MSc, MPhil or PhD
|Applications in 18/19||Total number of home applicants: 1552|
Home/EU applicants: 1250
International applicants: 302
|Interviews in 18/19||Total number of applicants interviewed: 667|
Home/EU applicants interviewed: 580
International applicants interviewed: 87
|Offers in 18/19||Total number of offers: 467|
Home/EU applicants with offer: 413
International applicants with offer: 54
|Success rate in 18/19||Application success rate: |
Offers per applicant: 1 in 3.3
Interview success rate:
Offers per interview: 1 in 1.4