Applying to study medicine can be a daunting experience. Therefore, we want to make the process as easy as possible, and having all the right information available is the best place to start. These pages provide you with all the information you need about applying, from academic entry requirements and work experience to your UCAS application and selection centres.
COVID-19 Warwick Medical School Update - updated May 2021
For 2022 applicants WMS will now accept work relevant work experiences conducted over the past 4 years (from 15 October 2017 to 15 October 2021).
Please direct all of your enquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will make every effort to respond as quickly as possible.
Alternatively the PG Admissions Service are operating a calendar of live chats giving you the chance to ask questions and engage with Warwick.
Our graduate-entry only MB ChB is an accelerated programme. Rather than studying for five years, you’ll study integrated modules over a four year period.
Duration: 4 years
Places available: 193 Home/Overseas (up to 13 international places for 2021 entry
Applications received for 2021 entry: 2072
Minimum entry requirements: 2:1 honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in any subject
Contact for enquiries: +44 (0)24 7652 4585
Dates to remember (2021 entry)
Offers made for places: March 2021
Final offers: No later than July 2021
Dates to remember (2022 entry)
UCAT Registration opens: 2 June 2021
WMS Open Days: 30 June and 2 September 2021
Test Booking opens: 28 June 2021
UCAT Testing begins: 26 July 2021
UCAT Registration deadline: 22 September 2021
Access Arrangements / UCATSEN application deadline: 22 September 2021 at 12 noon
UCAT last Testing date: 29 September 2021
Warwick Multi Mini Interviews will be held on: Monday 13th - Thursday 16th December (Friday 17th December to be a reserve date for anyone experience severe technical difficulties).
Offers made for places: TBC
Final offers: TBC
UCAS code: A101
UCAS institution code: W20
UCAS Applications Open:
1 September 2021
UCAS Application Deadline:
15 October 2021
Applications will not be accepted outside of these deadlines.*
*If you made your UCAS application within the required timeframe but to another University and then switched to Warwick within the 14 day change period permitted by UCAS please contact us directly so that we can ensure your application is accepted.
Here are answers to some common questions asked by prospective students:
Tuition fees for the first year of the MBChB programme for Home/EU students for 2019/20 will be £9,250. Fees are expected to rise annually in line with inflation. In year one, graduate-entry students will have to self-fund the first £3,465 of tuition costs. For eligible students, a tuition fee loan will be available from the Student Loans Company (SLC) to cover the difference between £3,465 and the tuition charge of £9,250.
For international students the fees for 2019/20 are £22,460 for year 1 and £39,150 for years 2, 3 and 4. For 2020 entry, international fees payable to the University will be as stated; see the international fees. Please note that all students must pay 50% of their fees to register.
Importantly, the UK Government has indicated that, “from 2018/19 new international students studying at English universities will be expected to fund their own placements” page 12; See the government guidance.
This has now been clarified;
“The consultation outlined the Government’s intention to increase domestic supply and charge international students the full costs of their course from 2018-19. Following feedback provided through the consultation, these changes will commence in 2019-20 and not in 2018-19 as indicated in the consultation. This means the Government will continue to fund clinical placements for international students commencing study at English universities in 2018-19 while it undertakes further cross-government work on implementing the change in 2019-20” page 7 ;
International students looking to start in 2019 are still therefore likely to be required to pay a clinical placement fee in addition to the University fee. This is likely to be at least an additional £10,000 per annum during years 2, 3 and 4 of the course.
We will continue to update this information as we receive updates from the UK Government.
We do not discriminate on age. We are keen to attract applicants from a variety of backgrounds and experiences. Our selectors will be looking for evidence of your motivation and preparedness to study.
We do not discriminate against candidates with a disability. Please ask us if you would like to request adaptations to the Selection Centre process. It is important that you get the support you need so we ask you to declare your disability on your UCAS application form.
All applicants are considered equally, although there are sometimes workshops arranged for Warwick students on applying to graduate entry to medicine. Please contact Warwick Careers and Skills email@example.com for further details.
As the MB ChB is a highly popular course and we have a rigorous selection process, we do not offer places through clearing.
The MB ChB is an intensive course. In year one students have approximately 35 hours timetabled time per week for 30 weeks. From year two onwards students will be required to attend their clinical placement at our partnership trusts which replicates the working week of a medical professional.
Having previously studied part of a medical degree is not an instant barrier to applying to Warwick Medical School. You must tell us before applying if you fall into this category and any such applicants will be dealt with on a case-by-case basis. We will have to carry out background checks to verify the reasons for your previous non-completion and will most likely want to meet with you to further discuss the matter.
We will not consider applications from students who have previously studied medicine and have had to leave the programme of study due to academic failure without successful mitigation (in one or more subjects/modules/blocks), or due the findings of a fitness to practice hearing.
In your fourth year, you will have a period of elective study for a minimum of five weeks and up to six.
The University of Warwick's Student Support Services offers advice on disability services, careers advice, counselling support and also deals with student funding.
Yes, The University operates a scheme for monitoring the attendance and progress of all students. The GMC requires students to maintain a minimum of 80% attendance.
Students are required to complete a formative assessment at the end of each block. Students are given the right to sit summative assessments based on completion of formative assessments, engagement with the programme and attendance. Summative assessments are at the end of year one, end of year two and in the final year.
Im not sure if my work experience meets your requirements, how can I check?
Our webpages on 'Work Experience’ together with our latest COVID 19 Statement will give you all the information you need to help you decide if your experience/s will be acceptable. If your work experience does not directly involve hands on care of people/patients in a healthcare environment, then it is most likely not acceptable. Due to the number of enquiries we receive, we are unable to provide a comprehensive review service on whether your work experience would be acceptable to us.
Due to the pressures on car parking capacity on campus it is not possible to provide dedicated parking for students. Students can access Pay-and-Display spaces and Pay-on-Foot car parks. Further information about parking on campus.