They also state that all Situational Judgement bands are accepted.
There is no minimum UCAT cut-off score, and your total UCAT score (including SJT) will be ranked alongside other applicants.
If you apply to Exeter University, your UCAT score will be weighted 25% and and your academic achievements 75%.
For Keele University, your UCAT score needs to be above a certain threshold, but this is relatively low. Their website says that 2,280 (and above Band 4 in SJT) is the cut-off.
Once minimum academic and UCAT requirements have been met, shortlisting for interview is based on Keele’s Roles & Responsibilities (R&R) form. If the number of applicants tied on the threshold R&R score exceeds the number of interview slots available, those applicants will be ranked according to their UCAT score.
They assign candidates a score based on total UCAT score and a maximum of 6 points can be obtained for this. For their best 9 GCSEs, candidates receive 4 points for an A* grade, 3 points for an A, etc. In 2022, the total points threshold for interview was 37.
To apply for Medicine at Sunderland University, they state that your UCAT score must be within the top 8 deciles of your cohort. SJT also needs to be within Bands 1-3.
Aside from choosing your Medical Schools strategically, there are some other options you might want to consider if you got a low UCAT score.
Find out more in this blog: What Are My Options With A Low UCAT Score?
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