In the interests of public safety, and your own best interests, information pertinent to your educational achievements and to your fitness to practise may be shared by Liverpool Medical School with training providers, employers and regulatory organisations. In the event of termination of studies, student details are shared with regulatory bodies and other medical schools via the MSC Excluded Students Database. Any offer for the medical programme will be conditional on applicants having disclosed any previous fitness to practise findings against them.
|A level offer||AAA, to include Chemistry together with either Biology, Physics or Mathematics and a third academic subject.
Alternatively A*AB also accepted but the A* A grades must include Chemistry together with either Biology, Physics or Maths; and a B grade required in the third academic subject.
|Subject requirements||Where (A*/A/7/8/9 = 2; B/6 = 1)
A levels in three subjects taken at one sitting, usually after 2 years of study: at a minimum of AAA Chemistry together with either Biology, Physics or Mathematics and a third academic subject.
|BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma||Not acceptable in lieu of A levels|
|International Baccalaureate||36 points to include 3 subjects at higher level; at least 6 and 6 in Biology and Chemistry and at least 6 in one other subject plus 3 further subjects at standard level, minimum of 5 points each
36 points overall (at first sitting): Higher level (HL) a minimum of 6,6,6 to include Chemistry together with either Biology, Physics or Mathematics and a third academic subject. 5,5,5 at standard level (subjects not offered at HL)
Alternatively, 36 points overall (at first sitting): Higher level (HL) a minimum of 7,6,5 but the 7 and 6 grades must include Chemistry together with either Biology, Physics or Mathematics in any order and 5 in a third academic subject. 5,5,5 at standard level (subjects not offered at HL)
|European Baccalaureate||84% average with no less than 84% in both Chemistry and Biology
83% average with no less than 83% in Chemistry and 83% in either Biology, Physics or Mathematics.
|Irish Leaving Certificate||Six Higher Level subjects must be offered at a single sitting (Grades of H1 in all six subjects and to include English Language, Chemistry, Biology, Physics and Maths).|
|Scottish Higher/Advanced Higher||AAAAB-AAAAA plus Biology (A) and Chemistry (A) at Advanced Higher|
|Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced||Not accepted|
|Cambridge Pre-U Diploma||D3, D3, M1 acceptable in principal subjects with D3 in both Biology and Chemistry. M2 usually acceptable for Global Perspectives and Independent Research report. Up to two A levels at A grade may be substituted for Principal Subjects.|
|AQA Baccalaureate||A (Chemistry); A (Biology); A (third A level).|
|EU entry requirements||EU Qualifications|
|Access||Specified Access to Medicine courses acceptable (see our Admissions page for more information).|
|International entry information||Your country|
|International entry for this course|
|Work Experience Requirements|
No formal work experience is specified but applicants will need to address our non-academic criteria and include the demonstration of healthcare career awareness/insight, a caring contribution to the community, a critical, coherent and informative approach to communication and the values that embody and underpin good healthcare practice.
|EU Entry Requirements
|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.
If your qualifications are not listed here or you are taking combinations of qualifications please contact us for details.
Most (see exceptions below) of our non-clinical programmes welcome General Studies as an A level upon which we will make an offer.
General Studies is not considered for:
- Diagnostic Radiography
- Life Sciences
- Management School
- Occupational Therapy
- Veterinary Science