Admissions information

We are committed to providing our student doctors with the essential knowledge, skills and values required for a confident and successful medical career.

For 2020 (2021) entry applicants to the A100 and A101 (including OMFS route) programmes will not have their personal statements or academic references routinely assessed as part of the decision to invite them to interview. The personal statement will be considered as part of the interview process. Details can be found in our Departmental Supplement to the Admissions Policy at:

Medicine and Surgery MBChB A100 is a 5 year course for undergraduate students. Term usually begins in late September

Medicine and Surgery MBChB (Graduate Entry) is a 4 year course aimed at students with, or are expecting to achieve, a 2:1 honours degree or higher in a Biological, Biomedical or Health Science subject. Term usually starts in mid-August.


Taster Days

A day in the life of a medical student! The taster day will comprise of various sessions including a lecture about applying for medicine, a clinical skills session in which you get to experience hands on activities and a clinically based small group tutorial. Attendees will have the opportunity to visit our human anatomy resource centre. There will also be the opportunity to talk with current medical students and junior doctors to get an understanding of what it is like to be both a medical student and a doctor.

The event will cost £35.00 and will include lunch.

Our next Taster Day will be advertised early Spring 2020. 


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/A101 will need to sit the Graduate Medical School Admissions Test (GAMSAT).

Details of how these tests are used can be found within our Liverpool Departmental Supplement Entry 2020

Applicants must also meet the General Medical Council requirements for student doctors and demonstrate that they have completed work experience in a healthcare setting.


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