Admission criteria

Admission criteria for the Advanced MD Program ( 4 MD) at PUMS


General requirements:
To apply via Agder Vitenskapsakademi you have to be citizen of one of the Nordic countries and have the right to apply for higher education institutions in your home country.

You must have passed a bachelor degree majoring in natural sciences, issued no earlier than 2013. The bachelor degree must includes at least 735 hours with general biology, general chemistry, organic chemistry and general physics. Statistics or mathamatics may  replace general physics. You also need a course in the field of humanities, relating to sociology, anthropology or human behavior

You also need to pass one of the following standard medical admission tests : 

MCAT taken no earlier than 2015 with a minimum score: 490 
UKCAT taken no earlier than 2015 with a minimum average score: 575
GAMSAT taken no earlier than 2 years before application date: minimum overall score 45 and minimum 40 in each section.  

– Applicants holding a Master’s degree in natural sciences relating to medical sciences may be exempted from the standardized test requriement.


Information on dates/ordering of UKCAT you will find here: http://www.ukcat.ac.uk/

Prices are available here: http://www.ukcat.ac.uk/registration/registration/

Direct link to ordering of test: https://www1.pearsonvue.com/testtaker/signin/SignInPage/UKCAT

Requirements for English: 

  • Norwegian applicants: 4 in English from high school
  • Swedish applicants: C (VG) in English from high school
  • Danish applicants: 7 in English from high school

 If not you should do a test in English, for example a TOEFL-test.

Relevant work experience and experience from voluntary work may also strengthen your application, and should be dokumentented by a certificate in english.

Application and deadlines

Contact us via the contact schedule, epost or telephone: +47 38141957 / +47 38141105 / +47 38141475.

Apply here