Please note, the deadline for applications to the Foundation year for Medicine and Surgery is 15th October. Late applications will not be considered.
Lancaster Medical School considers applications to the Foundation year in a four stage selection process. More details of this process can be found on the Lancaster Medical School website.
Our entry requirements have three components: the Biomedical Admissions test (BMAT), academic qualifications, and non-academic criteria.
Only certain applicants are eligible to be considered for the Foundation year: those who fulfil certain widening participation criteria, those who attend a state school or college whose examination results are below average and those with significant mitigating circumstances.; or. Please visit the Lancaster Medical School webpages for detailed information about the eligibility requirements.
A Level ABB
Required Subjects A level Biology and Chemistry
GCSE: requirements will vary depending on individual circumstance but all applicants must have achieved grade B (or grade 6) in Core & Additional Science (or Biology, Chemistry and Physics), Maths and English.
International Baccalaureate 32 points overall with 16 points from three Higher Level subjects, which must include both Biology and Chemistry
BTEC Distinction, Distinction, Distinction in Applied Science including sufficient Biology and Chemistry content
All applicants must take the Biomedical Admissions test (BMAT). You must register to be able to take BMAT and registration is separate from the UCAS application process. More information about BMAT, how to register and how to prepare for the test can be found on the BMAT website.
No applicant will be offered a place without being interviewed in person. The Multiple Mini Interviews (MMI) will usually be held in January and February. The exact timing of the MMI days will vary from year to year but we aim to give applicants two weeks’ notice of their MMI date. More information about our interview process can be found on the Lancaster Medical School website.