University of Liverpool (Graduate Entry)

Overview

The original redbrick university, the University of Liverpool, offer an exciting 5-year medical degree in one of the UK’s most vibrant cities. Students at Liverpool have easy access to some of the most specialist hospitals in the country including Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, and The Walton Centre, the UK’s only specialist hospital trust dedicated to neurological services. Students are taught using a body systems approach in a variety of formats including lectures, clinical skills and anatomy sessions, and case-based learning by a range of academic and clinical experts.

For the accelerated graduate programme, selection of candidates to invite to interview is made on the basis of GAMSAT score. Therefore applicants with a strong GAMSAT who also meet the minimum academic requirements are likely to be interviewed.

Key Points

  • Graduate Entry
  • GAMSAT
  • Bioscience Graduates Only
  • Entry to Y2 of Standard Course

About the university Compare

Key Information
Email[email protected]
Phone number0151 795 4362
Course Information
Teaching styleIntegrated

Graduates undergo a 2-week summer school before directly entering Y2 of the standard 5-year course.
Two pre-clinical years with clinical skills sessions included. The first year will mostly consist of lectures, workshops and seminars. Teaching takes an integrated systems approach.
From year 2 onwards students will undertake clinical placements at local NHS Trusts, GP practices, hospices, specialist services and community services.
Course length4 years
BSCYes, optional
Range of intercalated degree options including BSc, MSc and MRes
Courses offered2 courses offered:
A100 Medicine Standard Entry - 5 years
A101 Graduate-Entry Medicine - 4 years
Graduate entryYes
Foundation or accessFoundation to Health and Veterinary Studies is available for adult learners. It is specifically targeted at Home mature and non-traditional students who typically have taken a break from studies. Please see their website for more information.
University Life
Local areaLiverpool
Warm and welcoming, characterful and full of characters, there’s nowhere quite like Liverpool. It’s home to 445,000 people and one unique spirit. Liverpool’s influence shapes the world - art, music, sport and culture, and with more galleries and museums than any other UK city apart from London. The university main campus is located within the heart of the city so you'll never be far from the action.
Social lifeWith a total of 4 universities Liverpool is truly a student city. The Liverpool Guild unites students from universities across Liverpool giving you ample opportunities to meet new people from diverse backgrounds and make new friends.
Interview
Interview style MMI
Interview datesJan-Feb
Interview topics
  • Core values using personal statements
  • Teamwork
  • Communication skills
  • Medical ethics
  • Reflection on work experience
  • Awareness of reality of a career in medicine
  • Numerical skills
  • Admissions Tests
    UCATN/A
    BMATN/A
    GAMSATGAMSAT Required
    Must achieve a score above the cut-off. The cut-off is dependant on performance of that year's cohort so will change year-on-year.
    In previous years a score of 55/56 with no less than 50 in each section would be considered competitive.
    Academic Requirements
    GSCENot used for selection beyond minimum requirements
    Minimum requirements: Mathematics and English Language at grade C/4
    A-levelNot used for selection beyond minimum requirements
    Minimum requirements: BBB to include Chemistry together with either Biology, Physics or Maths
    Retake policyA-Levels must have been obtained in one sitting
    Scottish highersPlease contact admissions office
    Scottish advancedPlease contact admissions office
    IBNot used for selection beyond minimum requirements
    Minimum requirements: 32 points, including Chemistry and either Biology, Physics or Maths at a minimum of grade 5 at Higher Level (HL) together with a third academic subject at HL. No less than grade 3 accepted in any SL subject.
    Bachelor's Degree (Gradutes Only) 2:1 Honours degree
    Subjects required: Biological, Biomedical or Health Science subject
    Degree performance is not used for selection beyond meeting the minimum academic requirements
    Statistics
    Applications in 19/20343
    Interviews in 19/20136
    Offers in 19/2047
    Success rate in 19/20approx 1 in 8

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