University of Leeds

Leeds Medical School offers 5-year medical degree taking an integrated approach to learning. Students are taught using a combination of problem based learning, traditional lectures and clinical placements. Early patient contact is a key part of the Leeds curriculum, enabling you to build your confidence in communication and management of patients from the very first year.

Leeds uses a holistic selection process, taking into account previous academic performance as well as BMAT score. Therefore applicants who have a strong all-round application are ideal candidates.

Key Points

  • BMAT
  • Optional Intercalation
  • Integrated Course

About the university Compare

Key Information
Email[email protected]
Phone number +44 (0) 113 343 4379
Course Information
Teaching styleIntegrated
First two years are mostly taught through lectures, dissection and tutorials. With placement time increasing throughout the years, to full time in year 3-5.
Course length5 years
BSCYes, optional
Options to intercalate at both BSc and MSc are available
Courses offered2 courses offered:
A100 Standard Entry MBChB - 5 years
A101 Gateway Year to Medicine - 6 years
Graduate entryNo
Note: students studying BSc Clinical Sciences at University of Bradford are able to transfer into year 2 of medicine at Leeds, as part of the Bradford Collaborative Programme.
Foundation or accessYes
University Life
Local areaLeeds, Yorkshire
The city has a mixture of modern and historic architecture, providing students with a mix of cultures and places to explore. The medical school is close to the city centre, so everything you need is right on your doorstep.
Social lifeThe University of Leeds has huge range of sports teams and societies to get involved in. Leeds on the whole is a great city to be a student, with two other universities located in the city too. The large student population creates a vibrant and proactive student population with plenty of events year round.
Interview styleMMI
8 stations of 7 minutes each
Interview datesDec-Feb
Interview topics
  • Ethical reasoning
  • Self-evaluation and reflection
  • Communication skills
  • Problem solving
  • Admissions Tests
    BMATBMAT required
    Top ranked applicants are invited to interview. Academic performance is also considered.
    Academic Requirements
    GSCEGCSEs used for selection
    Minimum requirements: 6 GCSEs at grade B/5 including Chemistry and Biology (or Dual Science/Double Science), English Language and Maths
    Please bare in mind, selection is competitive and the majority of applicants will have grades greatly exceeding the minimum requirements
    Subjects required: Chemistry or Biology. Physics or Maths must also be offered if Chemistry is not taken
    Retake policyApplicants resitting exams are unlike to be successful without extenuating circumstances
    Scottish highersAAAAB
    Subjects required: Biology and Chemistry
    Must be offered in combination with Advanced Highers
    Scottish advancedAB
    Subjects required: grade A in Chemistry or Biology
    IB35 points
    Subjects required: Chemistry or Biology and two of Biology, Chemistry, Maths or Physics at Higher Level grade 6
    Bachelor's Degree (Gradutes 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 19/202486
    Interviews in 19/201056
    Offers in 19/20394
    Success rate in 19/20approx 1 in 6


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