The application process

Applications are made through UCAS. The deadline for applications to study Foundation Year for Medicine & Surgery (A900) for 2019 entry is 15th October 2018.


Admissions Timescales: 2019 entry

25th June 2018

Registration opens for the September sitting of the Biomedical Admissions Test (BMAT)

12th August 2018

Registration deadline for the September sitting of the BMAT

1st September 2018

September BMAT Test Date

Registration opens for the October sitting of the Biomedical Admissions Test (BMAT)

21st September 2018

Results become available from the September sitting of BMAT 

15th  October 2018

Deadline for applications for the Medicine and Surgery programme. Applications received after this deadline will not be considered.

15th October - end-November

Stage 1: Academic screening of all applicants. Only those who meet our minimum academic entry requirements will progress to Stage 2.

31st October 2018

October BMAT Test date

23rd November 2018

Results become available from the October sitting of BMAT 

Stage 2: Applicants ranked according to BMAT score. Top-ranking applicants progress to Stage 3 of the selection process.

January – February 2019

Stage 3: Interview period. Applicants who meet our academic entry requirements (stage 1) and have a competitive BMAT score (stage 2) are called for interview.

March 2019

After all interviews are completed, all applicants are ranked according to their MMI score.  Offers are made to those with the highest MMI scores. 

Conditional and Unconditional offers are confirmed on UCAS track


Unconditional Firm (UF) and Conditional Firm (CF) applicants are sent information about accommodation, finance and registration.


A-level results are published.

CF applicants who have achieved the required grades become UF.


All UF applicants are sent further information about beginning their studies at Lancaster Medical School.