Balwearie High School

Gateway to Medicine Programme

Gateway to Medicine Programme - St Andrews University Sept 2019 Entry


Is your son/daughter planning to study medicine?


This programme is designed for pupils who narrowly miss the required grades for Medicine and/or are traditionally under-represented at University. It takes place in the School of Medicine at St Andrews instead of a sixth year at school.  It is part of the Widening Participation Scheme and to find out more about the criteria and eligibilty or to note interest please email:


Pupils will be asked to complete a pre-application form and will be contacted on the day of the SQA results.

The application process is independent and outwith UCAS.


If students pass the course and meet the criteria then they can transfer onto the 6 year Medicine Degree.


Further information can be found on the website :