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King's College London, University of London

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: King’s College London

Medicine

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Course summary

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Our Medicine MBBS degree provides an innovative and integrated curriculum to support your training and development as a medical professional. This will equip you to become an outstanding doctor and also one of the next generation of medical leaders. Key benefits

  • Integration of medical science with clinical teaching throughout with focus on learning in close contact with patients
  • Partner hospitals include Guy’s, King’s College and St Thomas’ Hospitals – three of the most renowned and busiest teaching hospitals in London.
  • In addition, students benefit from clinical placements at district general hospitals located across the south east of England and over 350 general practices.
  • Learn from some of the world’s most influential clinicians and scientists, who are global leaders in life sciences and medical research.
  • A multi-faculty university giving you access to a breadth of non-core subjects including humanities and social sciences.
  • Twinned with leading medical schools around the world, providing opportunities for clinical exchanges during your elective module.
  • Accredited by the General Medical Council (GMC), this Primary Medical Qualification entitles the holder to apply to the GMC for registration to practise medicine in the UK.
Please see our online prospectus for further details on this programme: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/undergraduate

Course details

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • General Medical Council

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 October

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeA100
Institution code K60
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Please note that overseas applicants are only able to apply in October for entry onto the programme in September the following year. Unfortunately we are unable to consider international applications for deferred entry onto this programme (e.g. applying in October 2020 for entry in September 2022).


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level A*AA Must include Biology and Chemistry. GCSE grade 6/B in both English and Mathematics required, if not offered at A/AS level. Please note that A-level General Studies, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills and Global Perspectives are not accepted by King's as one of your A levels. NOTE: If you are taking linear A levels in England, you will be required to pass the practical endorsement in all science subjects.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Not accepted
Access to HE Diploma D: 39 credits M: 6 credits P: 0 credits QAA Access to Medicine/Dentistry HE Diploma taken at a UK Further Education College full time over one year may be considered.
Scottish Higher AAA Must be combined with two Scottish Advanced Highers. We do not count the Higher and Advanced Higher in the same subject
Scottish Advanced Higher AA Must be combined with three Scottish Highers. We do not count the Higher and Advanced Higher in the same subject. Must include Advanced Higher Biology and Chemistry. If only one of Chemistry or Biology is offered at Advanced Higher, the other must be offered at Higher level at grade A. English and Mathematics required at N5/Standard Credit grade 1 or 2/ Intermediate 2, with grade B if not offered at Higher.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 35 points including 7,6,6 at Higher Level including Chemistry and Biology. Note the total point score of 35 includes TOK/EE. GCSE Grade 6/B in both English and Mathematics also required (if no GCSEs, passes are required at SL in English and Maths if not offered at HL).
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H1, H1, H1, H2, H2, H2 Must include Biology and Chemistry.
Leaving Certificate - Ordinary Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) Not accepted
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal D2, D3, D3 Please note that Global Perspectives is not accepted by King’s as one of your Pre-U Principal subjects. Combinations of Pre-U principal subjects and other qualifications (such as A-levels) will be considered. Must include Chemistry and Biology.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 All applicants must obtain or have obtained grade 6 or B in both GCSE English and GCSE Mathematics

Required subjects: Biology and Chemistry, as well as GCSE (or equivalent) study of English and Maths. All applicants must take the UKCAT. For more information on our entry requirements, please visit our online prospectus.

Additional entry requirements

Admission tests

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Interview

University Clinical Aptitude Test (UCAT)

Must be taken in the summer before applying


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)7.0 overall with a minimum of 6.5 in each skill
PTE Academic69 overall with a minimum of 62 in each skill
TOEFL (iBT)100 overall with a minimum of 25 in writing and 23 in each of the other skills
Cambridge English Advanced185 overall with a minimum of 176 in each skill
Cambridge English Proficiency185 overall with a minimum of 176 in each skill
Trinity ISELevel III (ISEIII) with merit in each skill
Institution's Own TestPass the King's Pre-Sessional English Language Programme with Band 7

We also accept the English Language component of a number of International and European qualifications as meeting our English Language requirements. These can include GCSE English, the International Baccalaureate, the Abitur or the French Baccalaureat. For more details, please see our website. Please note that the course requirements are under Band B.

Band B

https://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/apply/entry-requirements/english-language.aspx


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

For International and EU fees and information, please see the course details on our online prospectus: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/index The fees stated are for entry in the forthcoming September. If you are applying for deferred entry, to commence the following September, fees may be subject to change. All International applicants (including EU fee-paying applicants) to Undergraduate programmes are required to pay a deposit of £5,000 against their first year’s tuition fee. This deposit is payable when you firmly accept an offer to study with us, and will be offset against your tuition fees when you join King’s.
Medicine at King's College London, University of London - UCAS