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Medicine at Edge Hill Medical School & Interview Questions 2024

Overview of Edge Hill Medical School

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This five-year programme enables you to gain a Primary Medical Qualification and to apply for provisional registration with the General Medical Council. With a focus on developing future doctors who have patient safety, reflection and professionalism at the core of their practice, the MBChB involves early and extensive clinical placements with a focus on community and mental health care settings, as well as exposure to medicine, surgery and a range of hospital specialities.

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Edge hill University Medicine Course Structure

Year 1

Focuses on the life sciences, with an emphasis on the normal structure and function of the whole human body


Year 2

You will gain an increased understanding of illness and wellbeing and more clinical exposure (including general practices and hospitals).


Year 3

Provides an insight into care for specific patient groups in hospital and community settings.


Year 4

Primary and Secondary Interface. You will also reflect on the relationship between primary and secondary care and consider where it is most appropriate to treat patients in a range of different circumstances.


Year 5

It will include student assistantships, a specialist placement and a focus on acute medicine.

Edge HIll Medicine Entry Requirements

GCSE

Grade 6 (B) in Biology, Chemistry, English Language and Mathematics. 


GCSE Double Science Awards, at Grades 6-6 or B-B or above.

A Levels

AAA


Must include Chemistry & Biology If A* in Biology/Chemistry, 3rd subject can be a B

IB

36 points or more to include three subjects at higher level, with at least 6 points in Biology, 6 points in Chemistry and one other subject, plus three further subjects at standard level with a minimum of 5 points each;

Scottish Higher

AAAAB or above taken in a single sitting and including Biology, Chemistry and three other subjects;

Scottish Advanced

AAA in Biology, Chemistry and one other subject

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Edge Hill University Medicine Admission Tests

UCAT

Yes

How Does Edge Hill Medical School Look At The UCAT?


Edge Hill UCAT Cut Off 2023 for 2024 Entry

Applicants who meet the UCAT threshold will be invited to interview. No clear guidance as to what this threshold is. All candidates are ranked according to their UCAT score, and then a threshold is applied. 



👉🏼 LOWEST UCAT Score INVITED TO INTERVIEW at Edge Hill: 

  • 2023 Entry: 2610

  • 2022 Entry: 2600

  • 2021 Entry: 2440


👉🏼 MEDIAN UCAT Score INVITED TO INTERVIEW at Edge Hill: 

  • 2023 entry: 2720

  • 2022 entry: 2700


👉🏼 AVERAGE UCAT Score INVITED TO INTERVIEW at Edge Hill: 

  • 2023 Entry: 2748

  • 2022 Entry: 2725

  • 2021 Entry: 2661



Selection process

Stage 1: Application screening against the standard academic criteria

All applications will be screened to determine whether they meet the standard academic criteria. Applications which do not meet the minimum eligibility and academic criteria will not be progressed to the next stage.


Stage 2: UCAT ranking

Applicants who meet the minimum academic criteria will be ranked according to their UCAT scores. A UCAT threshold will be set depending on the number of interviews to be held.


Applicants who meet the UCAT threshold will be invited to interview. The UCAT threshold set by the University may differ from year to year as it is dependent on the scores achieved by those who apply to us in each admissions cycle. Any candidate scoring within band 4 in the Situational Judgement Test will be automatically rejected.


The UCAT threshold will be extended for candidates who meet specific widening participation criteria or have successfully completed the Widening Access to Medicine Programme at Edge Hill University.


Stage 3: Interview

All candidates who progress from stage 2 will be required to attend interview. Interviews for September 2023 entry will take place virtually via Microsoft Teams.


🚩  SJT Band 4 = rejection.


Edge Hill Foundation Medicine UCAT Scores (2023 Entry)

  • Number of applications: 129

  • Number of interviews: 39

  • Number of offers: 24

  • UCAT Cut Off: 2350

  • Highest UCAT Applicant: 3050

BMAT

No

GAMSAT

No

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Course Information

Graduate Entry

No

Intercalation

Not specified

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Applications : Place

Application Statistics (Home)

Application Statistics (International)

21.4

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Applications : Interview

2.54

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International Student Tuition Fee

NA

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Edge Hill University Medical School Work Experience

It is not stated whether the university look for work experience or not. However it is preferred to have a commitment to Medicine by showing an interest.

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Edge Hill Medical School Personal Statement

The university likes students to show a caring and empathetic nature with a wide range of qualities suitable for a career in Medicine. 


The personal statement and reference will be used to allow us to distinguish between borderline applicants.

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Does This Medical School Have A Gateway or Foundation Year?

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