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Newcastle medicine UCAT entry ?

I want to apply to Newcastle university for medicine but I got a UCAT score of 2730 band 2 and I heard that the cutoff is around 2800 for 2022, I'm also on the Sutton trust program and the ucat cutoff is lower for those on the PARTNERS program and I’m wondering if that applies to me aswell. Is it still worth applying to Newcastle with this score.
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Original post by Abagyh
I want to apply to Newcastle university for medicine but I got a UCAT score of 2630 band 2 and I heard that the cutoff is around 2800 for 2022, I'm also on the Sutton trust program and the ucat cutoff is lower for those on the PARTNERS program and I’m wondering if that applies to me aswell. Is it still worth applying to Newcastle with this score.


Their PARTNERS cutoff is usually 100 points below their cutoff, which was 2860 for 2022 entry.
Reply 3
Yea I thought it was around there aswell, my question is do I still have a chance with Newcastle or not

Original post by hungrysalamander
Their PARTNERS cutoff is usually 100 points below their cutoff, which was 2860 for 2022 entry.
Original post by Abagyh
Yea I thought it was around there aswell, my question is do I still have a chance with Newcastle or not


Historically no, but it depends on this years threshold and then how much Newcastle wants to decrease the threshold by for Partners
Reply 5
Original post by username5319484
Their PARTNERS cutoff is usually 100 points below their cutoff, which was 2860 for 2022 entry.


It was 2800 for standard entry
It's on their website
Reply 6
Original post by Rishig47
It was 2800 for standard entry
It's on their website


During the standard application round it was 2850 (and this was published on the website). After the UCAS deadlines had passed, Newcastle decided to go back and interview a small number of extra people, which dropped the cut off to 2800. Had they shortlisted 40 or so extra applicants in the initial round, the cut off would have been far higher than 2800, btu many people with scores between 2800 and 2850 had already accepted offers elsewhere
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Original post by Abagyh
I want to apply to Newcastle university for medicine but I got a UCAT score of 2730 band 2 and I heard that the cutoff is around 2800 for 2022, I'm also on the Sutton trust program and the ucat cutoff is lower for those on the PARTNERS program and I’m wondering if that applies to me aswell. Is it still worth applying to Newcastle with this score.


Hi was just wondering where u ended up applying as I got the exact same ucat as u and need ideas of where to apply
Reply 8
Original post by Abaldrouby
Hi was just wondering where u ended up applying as I got the exact same ucat as u and need ideas of where to apply

I got 2720 and am thinking of applying for Newcastle (PARTNERS applicant)
Reply 9
Original post by rh1209
I got 2720 and am thinking of applying for Newcastle (PARTNERS applicant)

Same I think k I’m gonna just take it as aspirational and wish for the best
Reply 10
Original post by Abaldrouby
Same I think k I’m gonna just take it as aspirational and wish for the best

Same 😭 I really want to go to Newcastle so keeping the fingers crossed as the UCAT cutoff for partners has actually dropped the last few years. Best of luck!
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Original post by rh1209
Same 😭 I really want to go to Newcastle so keeping the fingers crossed as the UCAT cutoff for partners has actually dropped the last few years. Best of luck!

Same and the BBB offer is just an extra incentive 😭 we just gotta pray it stays lower GL to you aswell
Original post by Abaldrouby
Same I think k I’m gonna just take it as aspirational and wish for the best

i got 2740 and i applied so just hoping for the best!

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