Medical Schools

Barts And London

Medicine at Barts & Queen Mary Medical School

Overview of Barts and the London Medical School


Located in Whitechapel in East London, Barts and the London school of Medicine and Dentistry ranks highly on university league tables. It consistently ranks highly in terms of student satisfaction, as well as being part of a Russell Group University with an excellent reputation for teaching and research. St Mary's Hospital Medical School makes about 300 MBBS offers every year. It is encouraged to go to Queen Mary Medical School open day to find out more.


Course Structure at Barts Medical School

Barts Medicine is 5 years long with Integrated and Problem-Based learning. No pre-clinical: you see patients from Term 1, with the opportunity to intercalate based on your academic performance. This programme is divided into three phases (cores): 

  • Phase 1 - Body in Health (Year 1 and Year 2), Mechanisms of Disease (Year 1 and Year 2) 

  • Phase 2 - Clinical Basis of Medicine (Year 3 and Year 4) 

  • Phase 3 - Preparation for Practice (Year 5) Students also complete their Intermediate Life Support qualification.

Queen Mary Medical School Entry Requirements


777666 (AAABBB) to include Biology (or Human Biology), Chemistry, English Language, and Mathematics (or Additional Mathematics or Statistics). 

The Science Double Award may substitute all sciences at GCSE.

A Levels


Must include Chemistry or Biology A levels in one sitting over no longer than a 2 year period


38 points 

A minimum of 6 points in the Higher Level science subjects and 6 points in the third Higher Level subject. You must offer: three subjects, including Chemistry or Biology and one other science or mathematical subject at Higher Level, and three subjects at Standard Level including Chemistry or Biology if not offered at the Higher Level. If English is not offered as part of the diploma, it must be offered at GCSE, at grade B or above or acceptable equivalent.

Scottish Higher


Including Biology and Chemistry. Scottish Highers are not accepted alone. You must offer Advanced Highers. Candidates must offer grades at AA in Advanced Highers in two of the subjects offered at Scottish Highers, including Chemistry and/or Biology.

Scottish Advanced