Medicine and Surgery MBChB (Graduate Entry) Add to your prospectus

  • This degree is accreditedAccredited

Key information


  • Course length: 4 years
  • UCAS code: A101
  • Year of entry: 2018
  • This programme does not accept applications from international students.
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Entry Requirements

The University of Liverpool requires a GAMSAT result as part of the entry requirements for graduates applying to medical programmes. Further details of GAMSAT can be found here: www.gamsat.acer.edu.au/gamsat-uk. The only exception to this is for dentists applying to the oral-maxillofacial route. The latter route will have an independent selection process.

For full details of subject requirements, the selection process and details of both the guaranteed interview scheme and oral-maxillofacial route please see www.liverpool.ac.uk/medicine/study-with-us/undergraduate/admissions-information.

Please note: There are no places for overseas students on the Graduate A101 programme.

Degree level offer

A level offerStudents should have attained or expect to attain at least a good 2:1 degree in a biomedical/health science subject and a minimum of BBB at A level (to include Chemistry and Biology) and a fourth independent AS subject at a minimum of grade B. Further Mathematics is not accepted as a fourth A/AS level when offered with Mathemetics A level. Minimum GCSE requirements of a grade C in English and Mathematics apply.
Subject requirementsMust include Biology and Chemistry at A level at a minimum of grade B in both. Third A level cannot be General Studies, Citizenship Studies or Critical Thinking.
Further Mathematics is not accepted as a fourth A/AS level when offered with Mathematics A level.

The University of Liverpool now requires a GAMSAT result as part of the entry requirements for graduates applying for the 4 year programme. See http://gamsat.acer.edu.au/gamsat-uk for more details.

For applicants from England: Where a science has been taken at A level (Chemistry, Biology or Physics), a pass in the Science practical of each subject will be required.
BTEC Level 3 Extended DiplomaNot acceptable in lieu of A level requirements
International Baccalaureate32 points to include 3 subjects at higher level; at least 5 in both Higher level Biology and Chemistry
Irish Leaving CertificateAcceptable only when combined with other qualifications
Scottish Higher/Advanced HigherAAAAA-AABBB Highers plus AB Advanced Highers. A in Biology and Chemistry
Welsh Baccalaureate AdvancedAcceptable with 3 A levels including Chemistry (B), Biology (B), another academic subject (B)
EU entry requirementsEU Qualifications
AccessSpecified Access to Medicine courses acceptable, please see here.
International entry requirementsThis programme does not accept applications from international students.
International entry for this course

This programme does not accept applications from international students

Work Experience Requirements

No formal work experience is specified but healthcare experience is a prerequisite and applicants will need to address our non-academic criteria and include the demonstration of healthcare career awareness/insight, a caring contribution to the local community and a critical, coherent and informative approach to communication.

EU Entry Requirements

EU Qualifications

Duty Of Care Requirements

Applicants to programmes in the School of Medicine should be aware that the professional body governing the practice of medicine (The General Medical Council) has specific requirements relating to the protection of both staff and patients. Students will be required to undertake an enhanced Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) check, undergo an occupational health check and be tested for and/or immunised against a range of infectious diseases prior to patient contact. See the General Medical Council website and the archived Department of Health guidanace document.

Mature students and access courses

Studying for a degree later in life can be highly rewarding and our mature students are among some of our most successful. However, we appreciate that it is a big step for you to take, and that you’ll have lots of questions that you’ll want to discuss with us. We’re here to help, so please do get in touch.

Our Mature Students and Access courses pages contain lots of information and, importantly, a point of contact to talk things through with you.

General Studies

Most (see exceptions below) of our non-clinical programmes welcome General Studies as one of three A levels upon which we make an offer. However, applicants may offer only one of General Studies, Critical Thinking, Citizenship Studies among their three A levels.

General Studies is not considered for:

  • Diagnostic Radiography
  • Dentistry
  • Life Sciences
  • Management School
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Orthoptics
  • Physiotherapy
  • Radiotherapy
  • Veterinary Science