Medicine and Surgery at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS

Course summary

Course overview Our degree in medicine (MBBS) will train you to become a professional, compassionate doctor. Offering an innovative approach to medical education, we focus on early patient contact - you'll see patients in clinical settings from the very first year. This course is open to international (non-UK) students and a very limited number of places will be available for UK students from the North West of England. In line with our aim to create a representative workforce, we will apply a weighting to applicants who meet our widening participation criteria. Why study with us

  • Patient interaction from Year 1 in diverse urban and rural clinical placements.
  • You will study a spiral curriculum which enables you to deepen your knowledge and understanding throughout the course.
  • Develop your expertise in a range of practical areas, including clinical, communication, observation, teamwork and leadership skills.
What you’ll do
  • Our on-campus clinical skills laboratories have a vast range of equipment - including a number of high fidelity clinical human simulators - to help develop clinical skills in realistic hospital, home and GP surgery environments.
  • You’ll benefit from a mixture of work-based learning and clinical placements throughout your five years.
  • Enjoy multi-professional learning and train alongside students on other health courses, developing the key skills required to work in a healthcare team.
  • The GMC recognises the University as one of the bodies to award primary medical qualifications. The School has been added to the GMC's list of bodies approved to award UK medical degrees.
Future careers Successful completion of the course will enable you to meet core requirements as a Junior Doctor and allow you to apply for provisional registration with the General Medical Council.


Please visit The University of Central Lancashire’s website for the latest information about our modules.

How to apply

This course has restrictions on who can apply.

UK applicants who wish to apply must live in the North West of England. We will not consider applicants who live outside of the North West of England.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

UCLan accepts a number of international foundation programmes, full details of which can be obtained from the International Admissions Team at [email protected]

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

Additional entry requirements

Admission tests

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks


University Clinical Aptitude Test (UCAT)

All applicants are required to sit the University Clinical Aptitude Test (UCAT) before you apply. UCAT scores will be utilised as part of the selection process prior to interview.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)7.5with no component score less than 7.0 (To have been taken within two years of the course commencement date)

The scores must be from the same ‘academic version’ of the test and the certificate must include the original stamp and test report form.

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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

*subject only to annual increase in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate
Medicine and Surgery at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS