University of Aberdeen

Entry requirements at time of writing (Check university website for most up to date information) AAAAB at Higher, first sitting.   Chemistry is required to grade B minimum.  Two subjects are required from Biology/Human Biology, Maths & Physics.  If AAABB or AAAAC achieved, application still possible if predicted 6th year grades meet criteria (See website).

For Widening Access applicants the minimum academic requirement is four Highers at AAAB. For more details go to:

Interview style: Multiple Mini Interviews lasting 7 minutes (just over 1 hour in total)

Reach Aberdeen: Works with eligible S4-S6 students in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Moray and the Highlands offering a range of workshops, shadowing opportunities and advice for applying to Medicine.  If you are a student in this catchment area you can find more information here.

Additional information: Additional discretionary points to applicants whose postcode of residence falls within the fourth and fifth most deprived postcodes as measured by the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation (SIMD).

Applicants from Reach schools anywhere in Scotland who meet minimum academic requirements and their UKCAT score falls within the top 75% of scores for applicants to Aberdeen will be guaranteed an interview.

Why Aberdeen?

  • Early patient contact from Year 1
  • Opportunity to carry out a degree in medical sciences in a year