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Intake Targets for Medicine AY 2021-22

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Issue Date: 06/04/2021


Announcement of intake targets for the controlled subject of Medicine in universities for academic year (AY) 2021-22.


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ADDITIONAL NOTE: In light of the policy decision that AY 2021-22 should be considered the second year of implementing the policy to increase the number of medical graduates who would progress to join the Scottish NHS workforce the minimum target of 790 Scottish domiciled students referenced in the letter has been adjusted to 757. The minimum intake target of 757 students is comprised as follows:

  • A minimum of 612 students in the ‘core’ intake must be eligible to pay ‘Home Fees’.
  • 60 additional students from an SIMD 20 area.
  • 85 additional students recruited to the new routes that were introduced in AY 2019-20 and AY 2020-21.