Date of entry

September 2024

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Level 1 entry

Standard requirements: AAAAB at the first sitting of Highers

  • Higher - Biology (preferably Human Biology) and Chemistry
  • National 5 - English and Mathematics at grade B
  • Offers will be conditional, based on performance at interview and three Advanced Highers/Highers taken in 6th year, normally at BBB, to include Advanced Higher Biology or Chemistry

Widening access requirements: AAABB (minimum) at Higher

  • Higher - Biology (preferably Human Biology) and Chemistry (at least one at grade A)
  • Advanced Higher - Biology or Chemistry at grade B
  • National 5 - English and Mathematics at grade B
  • All to be achieved by the end of 6th year, with no minimum requirements by the end of 5th year.
  • For those completing Highers over two years any subsequent offer will include compulsory attendance and successful completion of University of Dundee Access Summer School.

To see if you would be considered as a widening access applicant view our contextual admissions policy

You need to have a satisfactory disclosure check before starting this course. Details will be sent if you are made an offer.

Selection for interview will be based on academic achievement to date, including predicted grades, and UCAT score.

UCAT

  • All applicants must sit the UCAT test in their year of application
    • unless certified exempt because there is no testing centre in their country
  • There is no minimum cut-off score
  • More information about the UCAT test and how and when to register for it can be found on the UCAT website

English language requirements

You do not need to prove your knowledge of English if you are a national of certain countries.

IELTS Academic

Overall

7.0

Writing

7.0

Listening

7.0

Reading

7.0

Speaking

7.0

Other English language qualifications

We also accept other English language qualifications. Choose from the list of English language tests for your country below.

Overall

76

Writing

76

Listening

76

Reading

76

Speaking

76

Further information on English language qualifications

Don’t meet the English language requirements?

Pre-sessional English for international students

If you hold a conditional offer and have not yet met the English entry requirements for a degree course at the University, we can help you with our pre-sessional English courses.

Learn more about our pre-sessional English courses.

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