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It is necessary for you to be fluent in English in order to be a doctor in the UK: communication with patients and other staff is vital for the discharge of a doctor’s duties.

Additionally, the University has set certain entry standards concerning proficiency in the English language; see the page on the University of Oxford's English language requirements.

Finally, one section of the BMAT entrance test is a writing task and a good performance in this part of the test will require a good grasp of the English language.