University of Warwick (GEM)


The University of Warwick medical school is unique in that it only offers a graduate entry MBChB programme. The course offers fantastic opportunities for graduates wanting to transfer into a career in medicine, with a course entirely set for graduate applicants. The course integrates clinical teaching in a classroom setting with a focus on case-based learning with clinical exposure in a variety of clinical settings. 

Entry requirements include scoring highly enough in the UCAT to secure yourself a place at a selection day, as well as having completed two weeks full-tein work experience (70hours) across a minimum of two placements in the last three years. This must include experience in healthcare environments. This is essential to securing yourself a place to study medicine at the University of Warwick.

Key Points

  • High UCAT
  • Graduate entry only
  • Very competitive

About the university Compare

Key Information
Email[email protected]
Phone number+44 (0)24 7652 4585
Course Information
Teaching styleCBL
Case-based learning is the main teaching style for the medical degree at Warwick, with the support of lectures, small group sessions, experiential learning and clinical skills.
In year one you will learn largely through university-based teaching with the inclusion of integrated clinical exposure in various settings.
Course length4 years
A101 Graduate Entry Medicine
Courses offered1 course offered
Graduate Entry Medicine - 4 years - A101
Graduate entryYes
A101 - Graduate Entry Medicine
Foundation or accessNo
University Life
Local areaWarwick
Social life
Interview styleMMI
6 MMI stations. The who interview session will last around 2 hours.
Interview datesDecember
Dates for MMIs for the 19/20 application cycle are as follows:
- Tuesday 17th December 2019
- Wednesday 18th December 2019
- Thursday 19th December 2019
Please note that all invites to interview will be sent to shortlisted applicants at the same time.
Following interviews, offers will be made in February.
Interview topicsCompetencies assessed are:
  • Team working
  • Insight
  • Resilience
  • Communication
  • Empathy
  • Probity
  • Respect and dignity
Admissions Tests
UCATAverage scores of offer holders:
2018/19 = 2709
UCAT scores required to secure a place at a selection centre day varies year-on-year. In previous years the lowest UCAT scores for applicants interviewed were:
2019 = 2570
2018 = 2650
Academic Requirements
Retake policyN/A
Scottish highersN/A
Scottish advancedN/A
Bachelor's Degree (Gradutes Only)2:1 Honours degree
Subjects required: any discipline
Grades required: 2:1 honours degree.
2:2 degree classifications are accepted provided the candidate also holds either a Master’s or Doctoral qualification to be considered for the MBChB programme.
Applications in 19/201535
Total number of home applicants: 1535
Home applicants: 1408
Overseas applicants: 127
Interviews in 19/20443
Total number of applicants interviewed: 443
Home applicants interviewed: 439
Overseas applicants interviewed: 14
Offers in 19/20208
Total number of offers: 208
Home applicants with offer: 204
Overseas applicants with offer: <5
Success rate in 19/20 Application success rate:
Offers per applicant: 1 in 7.4
Interview success rate:
Offers per interview: 1 in 2.1


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