University of East Anglia

Norwich Medical School Profile

University of East Anglia

Here, we’ll detail how Norwich Medical School selects candidates during the medical application process.

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Grade Requirements

So you have questions about the grades needed to get into UEA, Norwich Medical School? You’re in the right place to find the answers!

  • Which university is Norwich Medical School associated with?

Norwich Medical School is part of the University of East Anglia (UEA)

  • What GCSE grades does UEA look for?

All applicants except for graduates must have a minimum of six GCSE passes at grade 7 (A) to include Maths and two Science subjects. GCSE English Language grade 6 (B) must also be achieved.

  • What IB score are UEA looking for in prospective medical applicants?

36 points overall with Higher Level 6,6,6 including Biology or Chemistry.

  • Which A-Level subjects do UEA require?

Subjects include Biology or Chemistry. General Studies and Critical Thinking are not accepted. Science A levels must include a pass in the practical element.

  • Which Scottish Highers Subject combination does UEA look for?

Subjects should include Biology or Chemistry in the first sitting or AB in Secondary Six (S6) Advanced Highers including Biology or Chemistry plus an additional Higher Level at grade A taken in Secondary Six (S6), in the first sitting

  • What are the degree requirements for this course (for graduate-entry applicants)?

2:1 in any degree subject, with a minimum of BBB/ABC at A level in the first sitting. Must hold six GCSEs at grade 6 or grade B or above, including Mathematics, English Language and either two single science subjects.

You’ll find this information summarised in the table below:

Summary Grade Requirements Table

Qualification Grade Requirements for UEA, Norwich Medical School
Predicted A levels/Scottish Highers

AAA at A level including Biology/ Human Biology or Chemistry. General Studies and Critical Thinking are not accepted. Science A levels must include a pass in the practical element. Applicants taking longer than 2 years will normally be subject to the resit policy and expected to demonstrate a higher level of achievement by achieving an A*, reflecting the longer study period, as per resit policy.

Scottish Advanced Highers BBB in Secondary Six (S6) Advanced Highers including Biology or Chemistry in the first sitting or AB in Secondary Six (S6) Advanced Highers including Biology or Chemistry plus an additional Higher Level at grade A taken in Secondary Six (S6), in the first sitting. Combinations can be substituted with A Levels.

GCSEs/Scottish Nationals

All applicants except for graduates must have a minimum of six GCSE passes at grade 7 (A) to include Maths and two Science subjects. GCSE English Language grade 6 (B) must also be achieved.

National 5s are accepted in lieu of GCSEs with a minimum of 6 subjects at grade A including Mathematics and two science subjects (Lifeskills Mathematics is not accepted). English Language required at grade B.

International Baccalaureate (IB)

36 points overall with Higher Level 6,6,6 including Biology or Chemistry.

Degree qualifications (for graduate applicants)

2:1 in any degree subject, with a minimum of BBB/ABC at A level in the first sitting. Must hold six GCSEs at grade 6 or grade B or above, including Mathematics, English Language and either two single science subjects.

Application Requirements

So you have questions about the medical application requirements to get into Norwich Medical School? You’re in the right place to find the answers!

  • What are UEA’s work experience requirements?

Work Experience should be detailed in the personal statement. Work Experience is also discussed at interview

  • How does UEA use the Medical Personal Statement?

Personal statement is not scored but a commitment to study medicine is expected.

  • Does UEA require the UCAT or BMAT for medicine?

The UCAT.

  • Which interview style does UEA use in it’s selection of medical students?

Multiple Mini-Interviews.

You’ll find this information summarised in the table below:

Summary Application Requirements Table

Stage How it's used in selection
Work Experience
Work Experience should be detailed in the personal statement. Work Experience is also discussed at interview
Personal Statement
Personal statement is not scored but a commitment to study medicine is expected.
Admissions Test
The UCAT.
Interview Methods
Multiple Mini-Interviews.
Please note: The information listed above has been submitted from the medical school and is updated by them each application cycle.
To confirm this information, see details on the course’s entry requirements, and learn more about the course itself, take a look at their webpage.
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