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.
- Optional Intercalation
- Integrated Course
About the university Compare
|Phone number||+44 (0) 113 343 4379|
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 length||5 years|
Options to intercalate at both BSc and MSc are available
|Courses offered||2 courses offered:|
A100 Standard Entry MBChB - 5 years
A101 Gateway Year to Medicine - 6 years
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 access||Yes|
|Local area||Leeds, 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 life||The 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.|
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Top ranked applicants are invited to interview. Academic performance is also considered.
|GSCE||GCSEs 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 policy||Applicants resitting exams are unlike to be successful without extenuating circumstances|
Subjects required: Biology and Chemistry
Must be offered in combination with Advanced Highers
Subjects required: grade A in Chemistry or Biology
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 19/20||2486|
|Interviews in 19/20||1056|
|Offers in 19/20||394|
|Success rate in 19/20||approx 1 in 6|