University of St Andrews

Entry requirements at time of writing (Check university website for most up to date information) AAAAB at Higher in S5. Including Chemistry (A grade) and one other from Biology, Mathematics or Physics. If Higher Chemistry grade is B, applicants may be considered if they take chemistry for Advanced Higher. If Biology, Mathematics and English have not been passed at Higher grade, each must normally have been passed at Intermediate 2 (grade A or B) or National 5 (grade A or B)

Interview Style: Multiple Mini Interview format consisting of 6 different stations, 6 minutes each.

Reach St. Andrews: Works with eligible S4-S6 students in Fife. Offers a range of workshops, shadowing opportunities and advice for applying to medicine.Β  If you are a student in this catchment area you can find more information here.

Why St. Andrews?Β 

  • Opportunity to carry out a degree in medical sciences in a year
  • The School of Medicine has been rated very highly in the UK ‘student satisfaction’ ratings, in top place for 2 of the last 3 years

IMPORTANT: At St. Andrews students carry out 2 years of medicine plus a 1 year degree in a science related subject.Β  After this, students move to one of the 4 other Scottish medical schools or Manchester to complete their final 3 years of study.