Medical Schools


Medicine at University of Oxford Medical School

Overview of Oxford Medical School


Oxford University Medicine have been ranked number one for the last nine years in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings for clinical, pre-clinical and health sciences - the only non-North American institution to be top-ranked by THE in any subject discipline. The Medicine course at Oxford provides a well-rounded intellectual training with particular emphasis on the basic science research that underpins medicine. It is beneficial to attend the Oxford University Medicine Open Day.


Oxford University Medical School Course Structure

Oxford Medical School offers the pre clinical and the clinical stage. In the Pre-clinical stage of the course (years 1-3), most tutorials, classes, and lectures are delivered by members of academic staff, research staff or NHS clinicians (usually at the level of consultant) and mostly take place in the Medical Sciences Teaching Centre in the Science Area. In the Clinical stage of the course (years 4-6), most teaching is delivered by clinicians from the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust as well as local primary care physicians, and University academic staff.

Oxford Medicine Entry Requirements


There are no formal GCSE requirements for Medicine however successful candidates usually have very high GCSE grades (used in combination with BMAT score). 

Strong GCSE scores are a prerequisite for applying to Oxford to study Medicine. 

A Levels



39 (including core points) with 766 at HL. Candidates are required to take Chemistry and at least one of Biology, Physics or Mathematics to Higher Level.

Scottish Higher


Scottish Advanced

AA (taken in the same academic year and to include Chemistry, plus one from Biology, Physics or Mathematics) plus Highers: AAAAA (taken in the same academic year).