Hull York Medical School

Medicine with a Gateway Year Hull York Medical School Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

Hull York Medical School, a partnership between the Universities of Hull and York, provides a unique undergraduate medicine programme, designed to equip the doctors of tomorrow with the skills they need to deliver exceptional healthcare.

The Gateway Year is designed for students from a widening participation background with a clear focus on recruiting students locally and supporting their learning. The aim is to progressively build skills and experience so that students gradually develop skills of enquiry-based learning within a challenging but supportive learning environment, ready for entry to the MB BS.

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Assessment method

How to apply

This course has restrictions on who can apply.

Widening Participation initiative prioritising applicants who meet certain criteria please see

This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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 code A101
Institution code H75
Campus name Main Site, University of Hull
Campus code H

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
A level BBC Essential Subjects:
Biology and Chemistry at grade B are essential.

Excluded Subjects:
General Studies
Critical Thinking
Applied Science

Applicants taking Science A-levels that include a practical component will be required to pass.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM We consider the BTEC National Extended Diploma in Applied Science or in combination with A Levels or other qualifications.
Scottish Higher BBBBB Only acceptable in conjunction with Scottish Advanced Highers.
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal M2, M2, M3 Cambridge Pre-U Biology and Chemistry at grade M2 is essential.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 29 points With 14 in Higher Level subjects including 5 in Biology and Chemistry.
Scottish Advanced Higher BC Acceptable in conjunction with Scottish Highers.

Advanced Higher Biology and Chemistry are essential.

Applicants must take the UCAT in the year of application.

We consider a wide range of qualifications for entry. If your qualification or combination of qualifications is not listed here please visit our website for further information:

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

Additional entry requirements

Admission tests

University Clinical Aptitude Test (UCAT)

Only applicants with a UCAT Situational Judgement Test band of 1, 2 or 3 will be considered. Applicants with UCAT Situational Judgement Test band 4 (the lowest band) will not be considered.

For details on the UCAT requirements, please visit the HYMS website:

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks


Candidates will be interviewed in the same way as MBBS Medicine candidates.


5 GCSEs grade A*-C/level 9-4, including English Language and Mathematics at grade C/level 4 or above.

Applicants must also meet the WP criteria to be eligible for this programme.

For details on the WP criteria requirements, please visit the HYMS website:

English language requirements

Non-native speakers of English without the required GCSE will be required to achieve a total IELTS score of 7.5 with a minimum component score of 7.0.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note these fees are for 2019 entry. Fees for 2020 entry are yet to be confirmed and will be updated as soon as possible. For additional information please see our web pages at:

Provider information

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Hull York Medical School
University of Hull

Course contact details

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Admissions Contact

01904 321690

Fax: 01904 433538