Anglia Ruskin

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Overview of Anglia Ruskin Medical School

As a medical student at Anglia Ruskin Medicine, you’ll have use of our cutting-edge skills laboratories and cadaveric anatomy suite. Our experienced tutors include consultants, surgeons, nurses and GPs – and they’re joined by visiting clinicians from NHS Trusts.

But you won’t just learn on campus. Placements start early and continue throughout your course. You’ll get experience in primary and acute care settings, and in specialist medical centres.

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Course Structure for Anglia Ruskin University Medicine

In all five years of your medicine degree, you’ll have the chance to study specific areas through Student-Selected Components, go out on placement, explore anatomy and physiology, and dip into areas of medical specialism such as public health, palliative care and infection.

Anglia Ruskin Medicine Entry Requirements

GCSE

5 GCSEs at grade A*-B (9-6), including English Language, Maths and two science subjects.

A Levels

AAA at A level taken within two academic years prior to the year of entry to include Chemistry or Biology; and one of either Biology, Chemistry, Maths or Physics, plus one other.

A Level resit grades at AAA will be accepted within two academic years prior to the time of application (at first sitting applicants should have achieved AAB or BBB for a Widening Access to Medicine (WAMS) application).

IB

36 points minimum is accepted. 666 at Higher Level in Biology and/or Chemistry plus one other science and including Mathematics or English.

Scottish Higher

AAAAA at Higher Grade including Biology and/or Chemistry and another science subject. We will also require National 5 Grade B or above or GCSE grade C (4) or above in English Language, two science subjects and Maths.

Scottish Advanced

AAB from Scottish Advanced Highers with grades AA to come from Biology and/or Chemistry and another science subject. We will also require National 5 Grade B or above or GCSE in English Language and Maths.

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Admission Tests for Anglia Ruskin Medical School

UCAT

- Anglia Ruskin UKCAT (UCAT): Required
- Applicants with an SJT score of Band 4 (lowest band) will not be invited for interview

BMAT

No

GAMSAT

No

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Course Information

Graduate Entry

There is no graduate entry programme. Applicants who have an undergraduate degree will start in Year 1 and will be required to complete all five years of the course. We recommend that applicants seek advice on funding prior to starting their application.

Intercalation

Yes - at the end of Year 3 to study another undergraduate or postgraduate degree related to medicine.

Foundation Year / Gateway 

The university are committed to widening access and to recruiting students who have aspirations to study medicine but are from under-represented and/or disadvantaged groups. We aim to support applicants through the application and selection process and have a ’Widening Access to Medicine Scheme’ (WAMS). Depending on the circumstances, applicants eligible for this programme may be offered a lower conditional offer at A Level of ABB.

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Work Experience for Anglia Ruskin Medicine

It is desirable for applicants to have undertaken work experience in the healthcare sector, whether that be shadowing, volunteering, paid-work or observing.

Clinical and non-clinical experience are important, which could be in a nursing home, nursery, charities, voluntary organisations, pharmacy as well as GP surgeries and hospitals.

The purpose of the work experience is to give you an insight in to the working day of a healthcare professional, to challenge any preconceptions that you may have and give you a realistic view of the job roles you wish to pursue.

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Personal Statement for Anglia Ruskin Medical School

While we do not directly use your personal statement in the selection process, you should be prepared to discuss or use aspects of your statement at the interview.

We will be looking to understand your motivation to study medicine, your appreciation of the role and responsibilities of being a doctor, as well as evidence of any work experience you have undertaken to support your application.

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Anglia Ruskin University Medicine Interview

Type

- Anglia Ruskin Medicine Interview Type: MMI (Multiple Mini Interviews)
- 8 stations
- 7 minutes per stations

Dates

Anglia Ruskin Medicine Interview Dates: December to January

Topics

Anglia Ruskin Medical School Interview Questions / Topics:
- Interpersonal and communication skills (including empathy)
- Teamwork and leadership
- Preparation and motivation
- Critical thinking, problem solving
- Ethical/moral reasoning
- ‘Integrity’

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Contact Details

Email: answers@aru.ac.uk
Call: 01245 686868

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The UKCAT People

We will support you throughout your applications during the 2021-2022 cycle. 

Email: info@theukcatpeople.co.uk

Phone: 0203 488 5468

Post: Flat 2, Lafone Street SE1 1LT

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