Medicine at Keele delivers an innovative curriculum underpinned by the three core themes identified by the General Medical Council: Professional Values and Behaviours, Professional Skills, and Professional Knowledge (GMC, 2018). Ranked 4th in England (Guardian University League Table, 2022). Studying Medicine MBChB at Keele you will develop the necessary knowledge and clinical skills to become a doctor who practises with competence and compassion. Why choose this course?
- 4th in England for Medicine (Guardian University League Table, 2022 and Complete University Guide, 2022)
- Over 100 weeks spent on clinical placement in primary care and hospital settings across Staffordshire, Shropshire and other adjoining counties
- Years 4 and 5 each spent at distinct bases: large teaching hospital (Staffordshire) and district general hospital (Shropshire)
- Benefit from diverse teaching methods including problem-based learning (PBL), other small- and large-group learning activities, and dissection
- Strong student engagement opportunities through our Medical Student Council
- Professional and ethical responsibilities
- Patient safety and quality improvement
- Diagnosis and medical management
- Prescribing medication safely
- The health service and healthcare systems
- Health promotion and illness prevention
For a list of indicative modules please visit the course page on the Keele University website.
How to apply
This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Widening Participation in Medicine: A collaboration of UK Medical Schools (UKWPMED): The UKWPMED scheme is designed to facilitate entry to medicine for applicants from socially and/or educationally disadvantaged backgrounds. It is open to secondary school students in Year 13 who have successfully completed a specific widening participation (WP) programme at a medical school participating in the scheme. If you are eligible and apply to study medicine at any participating medical school, you will receive the same consideration in the selection process as offered to graduates of the named WP programme delivered by that medical school. For full details on the scheme please see the link below: https://www.keele.ac.uk/medicine/undergraduate/wideningparticipation/#ukwpmed Please see web pages for further details of the university contextual data scheme for medicine: https://www.keele.ac.uk/medicine/undergraduate/howtoapply/#widening-participation
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
A satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check (Enhanced plus Barring Lists) will be required for successful candidates.
A satisfactory health check will be required for successful candidates.
Our selection process requires candidates to be interviewed before any offer can be made. Approximately 700 applicants will be invited to attend for an interview, these are usually held at Keele University. Our interviews usually take the form of multiple mini-interviews (MMIs) where candidates undertake a series of short interview stations. For 2022 entry we plan to use face-to-face interviews. However, in the event that travel restrictions are imposed as part of the country’s ongoing response to the Covid-19 pandemic, we reserve the right to conduct interviews remotely via video conferencing, either for all candidates or specifically for international candidates.
All home (UK & Ireland) applicants will be required to complete a roles and responsibilities form detailing relevant experiences as part of the selection process.
Graduate Medical School Admissions Test (GAMSAT)
This test is required if you are a graduate applicant who does not meet our A-Level requirements. Please see details of qualification requirements on our web site. Please note that graduate applicants must also take either UCAT or BMAT, as appropriate (see above).
Biomedical Admissions Test (BMAT)
This test is required if you are an international applicant. Applicants who fulfill the entry requirements will be ranked on BMAT for interview.
University Clinical Aptitude Test (UCAT)
This test is required if you are a home applicant. We exclude candidates with a total UCAT score lower than 2280 or a situational judgement test (SJT) result in band 4.
The student satisfaction data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
No fee information has been provided for this course