University of Sheffield

Degree level: Undergraduate

Graduate Entry Medicine

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Course summary

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We have fifteen places available to Home applicants from widening participation backgrounds for our four-year A101 graduate entry programme. Applicants for this programme will be required to demonstrate that they come from a widening participation background and that they meet our minimum academic and UKCAT requirements. The requirements set out on this page are the minimum required in order to be considered for entry to the A101 Graduate Entry Medicine course. Meeting the minimum academic and UKCAT entry requirements does not guarantee an invitation to interview or the offer of a place. This degree programme is only open to Home students from Widening Participation backgrounds. The A101 Graduate Entry programme is not open to Home students who are not from a Widening Participation background. There are no International places available. We will consider applicants to meet our widening participation criteria if they met any two or more of the following criteria at the point they completed their A-Levels (or equivalent qualifications): -Lived in a area with a low progression to higher education; -Lived in a deprived area; -Received free school meals in years 10-13; -Received a 16-19 Bursary or similar grant; -Was a young carer; -Was estranged from their parents or legal guardians during their secondary/further education; -Have parents who do not hold higher education qualifications; -Have a disability. We will determine whether applicants meet our widening participation entry requirements by sending them a simple form to complete, which includes definitions for the criteria set out above. You can find a copy of the form here for your information. You may download the form and submit it to us with your application. If you choose to do this, please submit it to [email protected] Alternatively, we will send this to applicants to complete on receipt of their application. Applicants will be required to return the form to us by 1st November 2018 at the latest and we will not be able to process the application if the completed form is not received. Applicants who receive offers will be required to provide supporting evidence at registration or a statement to indicate why such evidence cannot be provided.

Course details

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

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 codeA101
Institution code S18
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level BBB including Chemistry or Biology, a second science (Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology) and any third subject except General Studies, Critical Thinking or Further Mathematics; PLUS 2:1 or 1st Class Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate life sciences subject (for example, Biochemistry, Biomedical Science, Clinical Science, Dentistry); PLUS UKCAT attainment: applicants must meet the same UKCAT minimum entry requirement set for the A100 5-year MBChB programme. This is calculated annually; PLUS Widening participation background at the point of leaving secondary education (IMD, POLAR3 Quintile 1, First in family into higher education, In Care) Applicants must meet all of the above entry requirements. Equivalent qualifications considered.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Not accepted
Access to HE Diploma Not accepted
Scottish Higher Not accepted
Scottish Advanced Higher BB Plus BBBBB including Chemistry or Biology
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 32 points 5 in three Higher Level subjects (to include Chemistry or Biology) and no less than 4 in each of the Standard Level subjects
Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015) B plus BB including Chemistry or Biology

Additional entry requirements

Admission tests

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

University Clinical Aptitude Test (UCAT)

As UCAT is designed to test aptitude rather than academic achievement, it is not a test which you can revise for. However students can view a range of practice questions available at the UCAT website


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Sponsorship information

The University of Sheffield Bursary is available to home students who have a household income of £40,000 or less. You may also be eligible for an additional £250 per year depending on your postcode and grades. We use the details you submit to Student Finance and UCAS to assess your eligibility for a bursary. You don’t need to apply; if you’re eligible you’ll receive an award for each year of your course. If you're a care leaver, care for an ill or disabled family member or are estranged from your parents or guardian you may be eligible for an enhanced bursary of £4,500 per year. The University also offers a number of scholarships to help you fund your studies and enhance your learning experience. Use our Student Funding Calculator to check what funding your could be eligible for - www.sheffield.ac.uk/funding/calculator. Further information - www.sheffield.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-funding

Graduate Entry Medicine at University of Sheffield - UCAS