Medical Schools


Medicine at University of Cardiff Medical School

Overview of Cardiff Medical School


Cardiff is the capital of Wales and its largest city. It has a distinctive character with an excellent quality of life and an international reputation. Cardiff University is the only university in Wales to offer a Medicine course. Cardiff have 31,935 students enrolled, representing over 100 countries. - 23,480 undergraduates - 8,455 postgraduates - 9,195 international students (non-UK EU included) - 83% overall satisfaction in National Student Survey 2018 - 1,000 students volunteer in the local community each year.


Course Structure for Cardiff University Medicine

Your course is divided into three distinct phases. - During Phase 1 (Years 1 and 2) you will learn the core science and clinical practice. - Phase 2 (Years 3 and 4) you learn to care by integrated contemporary clinical experience - Phase 3 you will be learning from and at work, consolidating your preparation for practice. By Year 5 you will be ready to take a more active role within clinical teams. The emphasis is on consolidating knowledge and skills to prepare you for work as a doctor in the NHS, ensuring your smooth transition from student to Foundation Doctor

Cardiff Medicine Entry Requirements


Cardiff medical school GCSE cut off: 

9 GCSE's including GCSE Maths and English Language grade 6 (B), 66 (BB) in Double Science, or 66 (BB) in Biology and Chemistry.

A Levels


Must include Chemistry & Biology


36 points excluding Theory of Knowledge and the Extended Essay

Scottish Higher


Scottish Advanced



Cardiff Medical School Admission Tests