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Medicine at University of Norwich Medical School & Interview Questions 2024

Overview of Norwich Medical School

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Studying Medicine at Norwich Medical School (East Anglia Medical School) means that you will join an exceptional group of medical students studying in a thriving student-centred learning environment where students and staff share a passion for making a positive difference to peoples’ lives. Our course focuses on relating your learning to real life, using scenarios and clinical problems from patients, with an emphasis on developing your practical experience as well as your theoretical knowledge from the start.

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Course Structure at UEA A100 Medicine

At UEA Medical School the course is as follows:

  • Year 1: The sciences covered include clinical anatomy of the musculoskeletal system. Communication skills are also covered.

  • Year 2: Haematology, dermatology, respiratory system, cardiovascular system, stroke

  • Year 3: Digestive system, renal, urological, neurological and endocrine system

  • Year 4: Women's health, child health, the minor, cancer with clinical components

  • Year 5: Emergency care. 6 weeks of clinical experience to place them in a better position to succeed during their FY1 post or when applying for specialty training.

Norwich University Medicine Entry Requirements

GCSE

Six GCSEs at grade 7 or grade A or above, including Mathematics and either two single science subjects. GCSE English Language grade 6/B is required.

A Levels

AAA


Must include biology or chemistry.


Science A levels must include a pass in the practical element.

IB

36 points 


HL 6 in three subjects including Biology or Chemistry.

Scottish Higher

-

Scottish Advanced

-

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Admission Tests for Norwich University Medicine

UCAT

Yes

How Does Norwich Medical School (East Anglia) UEA Look At The UCAT?

 

University of East Anglia (UEA) UCAT Cut Off 2023 for 2024 entry

No cut-off - but high scores are welcomed. The score is used for selection for interviews & in consideration of making offers. SJT score is used alongside the interview score.


👉🏼 LOWEST UCAT INTERVIEWED at UEA/East Anglia ie UCAT Cut Off Score (Non-WP)

  • 2023 entry: 2290 [uncommon, be careful]

  • 2022 entry 1970

  • 2021 entry: 1980


👉🏼 AVERAGE UCAT score INTERVIEWED at UEA (Non-WP)

  • 2023 entry: 2839 (also stated as 2849), median = 2810

  • 2022 entry 2730

  • 2021 entry: 2699


👉🏼 LOWEST UCAT GIVEN AN OFFER at UEA (Non-WP)

  • 2023 entry: 2510 

  • 2022 entry 1970

  • 2021 entry: 2290


👉🏼 AVERAGE UCAT GIVEN AN OFFER at UEA (Non-WP):

  • 2023 entry: 2822

  • 2022 entry 2819

  • 2021 entry: 2746


After interview, they rank students based on a combination of UCAT Score, Interview Score & SJT


🚩  SJT included in interview score

BMAT

No

GAMSAT

No

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Course Information

Graduate Entry

No

Intercalation

Optional

Yes - offered.


Applications : Place

Application Statistics (Home)

Application Statistics (International)

7

26


Applications : Interview

3

7

International Student Tuition Fee

The international student fee per year is £39550

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Work Experience for Norwich Medical School

If you are invited to interview you are required to complete a Work Experience Form. They understand that it might be difficult to gain experience in a pandemic but the first thing to remember is that all applicants to medicine will be in the same situation. The second thing to remember is that clinical work experience is not generally a requirement for applying to medical school in any year.


If you are invited to interview you are required to provide two examples of relevant work experience which have informed your decision to study Medicine for discussion at interview.

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Personal Statement for UEA Medicine A100

Personal statements, on submission to check they have the correct subject choice but are not scored or used at any other point during the admissions process.


Personal statement is not scored but a commitment to study medicine is expected.

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Does This Medical School Have A Gateway or Foundation Year?

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Description

The Norwich Medical School foundation year course will equip you with the academic skills and knowledge you will need to progress onto our five-year MB BS Medicine course. Complete it successfully and you’ll be well on your way to your career as a qualified doctor. It is intended for students whose circumstances or educational opportunities have prevented them from realising their academic potential. Must meet contextual criteria to be eligible to apply. 


Criteria

Entry Requirements:

  • GCSE: 6 GCSEs at Grade B/6+