Admissions information

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Medicine and Surgery MBChB A101

The School of Medicine is pleased to announce that our A101 (4-year) graduate entry programme is now open for the receipt of applications, for entry in 2024.  Applications should be submitted via UCAS and applicants will be required to offer a valid GAMSAT score ( Applicants are expected to read the A101 Guidelines Entry 2024 (PDF) and A101 Departmental Supplement Entry 2024 (PDF) prior to placing an application.

Dentists applying to the truncated OMFS route, please read the OMFS Guidelines E2024 (PDF).

Dentists and graduate applicants applying to the A101 programme, via UCAS, are expected to review, complete and submit an A101 applicant on-line form.


Medicine and Surgery MBChB A100

Successful applicants to the School of Medicine come from a wide range of backgrounds, but all demonstrate the potential for a thoughtful, caring and compassionate approach to medical practice, and for the motivation and academic excellence to benefit from, and contribute to, the School. The School supports a number of initiatives aimed at widening participation to our programmes including Merseyside Young Medics and Destination Medicine.  Further details can be found here.

The Medical Schools Council has published a number of resources to support applications to medical school. These can be accessed here. The Admissions team advises applicants, at a minimum, to read the statement on the core values and attributes needed to study medicine and the guidance on gaining relevant work experience to study medicine.

Medicine and Surgery MBChB A100 Entry 2024: Important Information

  • Accepted applicants must be 18 years old by the 1st October in the year of entry to the programme.
  • Programme duration 5 years.
  • Term usually starts in late September for most applicants.
  • Potential applicants must read our A100 Departmental Supplement Entry 2024 to the Admissions Policy. This document provides detailed information on how we will process your application. Any changes made to our policy as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic or other events which are out with our control will be reflected on our website.  Please note that the School of Medicine policy on the consideration of contextual data can be found here Contextual Data E2024.
  • Applicants are invited to consider if they need to provide additional information via our School of Medicine: Applicant on-line form. Please consult our Departmental Supplement. Note that the majority of applicants are expected to have been affected by the COVID pandemic and this cannot be submitted as extenuating circumstances.
  • Applicants should submit their applications via UCAS by the 16th October 2023 and all applicant on-line forms must be received by October the 23rd October 2023 at 8.30am (BST).
  • The A100 programme accepts applications from both home and international graduates.  International graduates are not eligible to apply to the A101 graduate entry programme.  Dentists who wish to pursue a career in maxillofacial surgery should apply to the second year of the A101 programme. 
  • Applicants intending to apply as a graduate applicant to our A100/A101 programmes are advised that information relevant to funding your study can be found here.
  • Foundation to Human and Animal Health Professions (Medicine route) is a Health Sciences programme which can lead to progression to year 1 of the A100 programme. Potential applicants are advised to consult the webpage and all relevant information on the medicine pages. Please consult the Guidelines for Guidelines for Foundation to Human and Animal Health professions Entry 2024. Please note that entry is competitive and meeting the minimum GCSE criteria does not mean that you are guaranteed an interview. Additionally if previous qualifications you have studied mean that if you are considered eligible to place an A100/A101 application (even if not competitive) then an application is unlikely to be successful. Applicants are thus advised to consult our A100/A101 guidelines. This is particularly important if you are a graduate. Applicants with concerns about their eligibility should contact or in the first instance.
  • All applicants are advised to read our Frequently Asked Questions.


Further details on our process can be found in our Liverpool Departmental Supplement.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Admissions Tests

All non-graduate applicants applying to the A100 programme are required to sit the United Kingdom Clinical Aptitude Test (UCAT).

Graduate applicants applying to A100 or to A101 will need to sit the Graduate Medical School Admissions Test (GAMSAT).  

Details of how these tests are used can be found within our A100 Departmental Supplement Entry 2024 and A101 Departmental Supplement Entry 2024.


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Further Notes for Applicants for Entry 2024

Further Notes for Applicants for Entry 2024