Graduate Medicine at University of Southampton - UCAS

Course summary

You will study medicine over 4 years and draw on your existing knowledge and experience as you begin your training as a doctor. You'll be part of a small group of graduates embarking on this intensive but rewarding programme. You'll get clinical experience from the first weeks of your course, meeting patients in hospital and primary care settings. This course is designed to support graduates to achieve excellent learning outcomes over 4 years instead of the usual 5. You can apply with any 2:1 degree or equivalent qualification, including arts and humanities degrees. We offer a number of places to this BM4 programme for graduates from the University of Southampton. Applicants must meet both the non-academic and academic criteria for this programme. As part of your course, you can take your final-year elective placement anywhere in the UK or abroad. You can also get involved in research and entrepreneurship. We work on life-changing treatments and therapies in partnership with industry and with experts in the physical sciences, computing, engineering and mathematics. You'll meet patients in clinical settings and will learn from volunteer patients, simulated environments and prepared patient cases. In years 1 and 2, students will be placed in partner trusts including Winchester as well as Southampton. In the final 2 years of the programme, students are placed across the Wessex region. This medicine course is only open to home applicants.


Compulsory modules year 1: BM4 Year 1 Foundations of Medicine; Clinical Medicine 1; Integration of Knowledge and Clinical Medicine 1. Compulsory modules year 2: BM4 Year 2 Foundations of Medicine; Clinical Medicine 2; Integration of Knowledge and Clinical Medicine 2; Medicine, Surgery and Primary Care. Compulsory modules year 3: Acute Care; Child Health; Clinical Ethics & Law; Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Genitourinary Medicine (O and G and GUM); Psychiatry; Specialty Weeks (Dermatology, Head & Neck, Neurology & Ophthalmology); Year 4 Written Assessment. Compulsory modules year 4: Assistant-ship; Elective; Medicine Year 5; Personal Professional Development; Primary Medical Care; Student Selected Unit 4; Surgery; Year 5 Assessment and ILS.

Assessment method

A range of assessment methods. Coursework will include: essays, reports, posters and presentations. Examinations will include: written tests and tests of clinical performance.

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.

This course has restrictions on who can apply.

For eligibility details, please see the University of Southampton website.

This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

This course is not open to international applicants.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Degree All applicants must have an upper second-class honours (2.1) degree in any subject, in your first degree. We expect graduate students to have developed effective study and academic skills which will enable you to complete an accelerated medical programme. This includes the ability to think critically. Every graduate, whether with an arts or science degree, brings a unique set of knowledge, skills and understanding to the programme. For example, graduates with science, arts and humanities degrees will share their knowledge and understanding in the discussion of an individual patient's experience of illness from a range of different but equally valuable perspectives. GCSE All applicants must have a minimum grade C (grade 4) in GCSE mathematics, English Language and either chemistry and biology, or science and additional science, or combined science (or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University). Non-academic entry requirements In addition to academic entry requirements, you will be assessed against our non-academic criteria. Applicants must be able to show they: – Are self-motivated and resilient – Have reflected on, and learnt from, life experiences (this may include, work experience, paid employment and personal experiences both in and outside health and social care settings) – Can communicate effectively – Are able to interact successfully with others – Can demonstrate an understanding of the values of the NHS constitution UK Clinical Aptitude Test (UCAT) Applicants are ranked by UCAT score and a certain number are invited to a Selection Day, provided they meet our academic criteria. Please note that the UCAT score of those applicants attending a Selection Day varies year on year and as such it is not possible to give applicants an indication of the score that is required to attend a Selection Day. For further information on the UCAT please visit International Applicants International applicants are not eligible to apply for this programme. Selection process: Please visit our How to Apply page for details of our Selection Process at We are committed to ensuring that all learners with the potential to succeed, regardless of their background, are encouraged to apply to study with us.

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Additional entry requirements

Admission tests

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks


University Clinical Aptitude Test (UCAT)

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)7with no component below 7.0

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £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

Additional fee information

This course is not available to international applicants or applicants from the EU. Please see our website for further details and updates:
Graduate Medicine at University of Southampton - UCAS