Nottingham A108 2020 Entry Watch
Can you please recheck and confirm, in my opinion it is 40+18
For GCSE scores, a candidate who achieves A* or A** in all subjects can get 3 points in each of the highest six subjects accounted in A108 course (i.e. 3x6=18).
The information given for selection to the A100 5-year medicine course also applies to the A108 medicine with a foundation year, with the exception of the following:
The GCSE/IGCSEs scored are limited to the highest 6 subjects (first sit results only – we do not accept re-sit results). GCSESC and BTEC/Diplomas are not included.
The following GCSE/IGCSE subjects included are:
double science, maths, English language, best two other subjects
biology or human biology, chemistry, physics (or triple science award), English language maths plus best one other subject
The GCSE’s are scored as follows:
A* (8 or 9) = 3 points A (7) = 2 points B (6) = 1 point
There are five components to the UCAT test which will be scored. The four cognitive components (verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, abstract reasoning, decision making) are each scored as follows:
801 – 900 = 9 points
701 – 800 = 8 points
601 – 700 = 7 points
501 – 600 = 6 points
401 – 500 = 5 points
301 – 400 = 4 points
The weighting for each of the four components is equal.
The fifth component, SJT is scored as follows:
Band 1= 4 points
Band 2 = 2 points
Band 3 = 1 point
Band 4 = Applicants who achieve a Band 4 are not considered further.
To help you work out your score for the UCAT test, please follow this example:
An applicant who has achieved the following scores will be awarded the following number of points:
Verbal Reasoning score of 680 = 7 points
Quantitative Reasoning score of 500 = 5 points
Abstract Reasoning score of 710 = 8 points
Decision Making score of 580 = 6 points
SJT Band 2 = 2 points
Total points awarded for UKCAT = 28 out of a maximum of 40.