Medicine with a Gateway Year Hull York Medical School


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.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery - MB BS

  • Study mode

    Full-time including foundation year

  • Location

    Main Site, University of Hull

  • Start date

    October 2019

  • Duration

    6 years

Course details


Assessment method

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 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 B grades must be in Biology and Chemistry
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM in the BTEC Extended National Diploma in Applied Science
Scottish Higher BBBBB Acceptable with Advanced Highers only
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal M2, M2, M3 M2 grades must be in Biology and Chemistry
GCSE/National 4/National 5 5 GCSEs at A*/9 - C/4, including English Language and Maths at grade C/4.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 29 points including 14 points at Higher Level (to include Biology and Chemistry at Grade 5)
Scottish Advanced Higher BC Must be in Biology and Chemistry. Acceptable only with Highers.

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

Additional entry requirements

Admission tests

The UK Clinical Aptitude Test (UKCAT)

Applicants must take the UKCAT in the calendar year of application and achieve a Situational Judgement Test band of 1, 2 or 3.

Criminal records declaration (Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks


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


Applicants must meet the WP criteria:
1. to be a care leaver
2. to fulfil 2/3 of:
a) Receipt of UKCAT bursary
b) Live in POLAR 1 or 2
c) None of the parents have any higher education qualifications, such as a degree, diploma or certificate of higher education.

Preference will be given to applicants who are resident at the time of their UCAS application in the HYMS area (i.e. whose Local Education Authority is City of York, East Riding of Yorkshire, Hull, North East Lincolnshire, North Lincolnshire, North Yorkshire, Darlington, Stockton-On-Tees, Middlesbrough, Redcar & Cleveland or Hartlepool)

Applicants normally need to have a maximum 3 year gap between leaving school and starting at HYMS.

Recruitment to the programme is dependent on mandatory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance.

There are mandatory health checks at recruitment.

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

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

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