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Course summary

Overview Our Medical Sciences degree is designed to help you in your application to study graduate-entry Medicine if you wish to become a medical doctor. You can also choose to follow a career in medical sciences, and to apply for postgraduate courses as well as Physician Associate courses. Over three years you'll gain a science degree with a clinical focus. In the first two years you'll develop essential foundations in areas such as cell biology, human anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology and disease prevention. In the third year there is an emphasis on Public Health and on disease prevention, diagnosis and treatment. At Worcester we focus on medical sciences career development throughout the course. Staff from both scientific and clinical fields support you to develop key transferable skills, whilst enhancing your understanding of the healthcare industry. Preparing you for a range of career options and in particular for your application to graduate-entry Medicine, either at our Three Counties Medical School or elsewhere. Key features

  • Excellent preparation for progression to professional healthcare programmes, in particular graduate entry Medicine
  • You'll gain knowledge and practical experience of the science behind medicine in the context of current research. Such as an understanding of human health and the causes, prevention and treatment of disease
  • New laboratories and specialist equipment - an inspiring environment for you to gain practical skills and to develop research ideas
  • In Year 2 you'll take a module to prepare you for the Graduate Medical School Admissions Test (GAMSAT)
  • Taught by internationally recognised scientists
Why the University of Worcester? The University of Worcester is a close-knit and high-achieving community where students are supported to succeed at every level. The University is a truly inclusive place where every person counts as an individual. From designing imaginative facilities to providing practical support and tailored learning, we strive to help people of all backgrounds and abilities to achieve their own rich potential. We work hard to break down barriers and provide opportunities for all. Recent University of Worcester achievements
  • Shortlisted for Times Higher Education’s University of the Year in 2016, 2019 and 2020
  • Top 5 in the UK for Quality Education in Times Higher Education’s University Impact Rankings 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022
  • Sustainability Institution of the Year in the Green Gown Awards 2019
  • Top 10 for Sustained Employment - Longitudinal Educational Outcomes survey (2017)


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
B190
Institution code:
W80
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
International £13100* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

These fees are set by the University, but are subject to UK Government confirmation. The University expects to apply an inflationary increase to its published fee levels every academic year.
Medical Sciences at University of Worcester - UCAS