This course is the primary medical qualification awarded by the University of Bristol and is recognised by the General Medical Council. On this course you will learn about the art, science and craft of medicine through:
- early clinical exposure in hospital, community and primary care settings;
- a blend of lectures, case-based learning and practical work;
- state-of-the-art anatomy facilities including cadaveric prosections;
- integration of basic science and clinical learning throughout the course;
- inter-professional working on placement with allied health professional students;
- broad experience in a variety of clinical academies;
- a substantial student choice programme to explore personal interests in more detail, experience potential career options, and gain the opportunity for involvement in audits and research;
- an exciting opportunity to study abroad as part of your final year elective;
- a final year that is constructed explicitly to prepare you for your first job as a foundation doctor.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- General Medical Council
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
The University of Bristol welcomes applications from international students, and accepts a wide range of qualifications for undergraduate study. If you studied at a school, college or university outside the UK, please select the relevant page for further information on qualification equivalences, scholarships and details of our education representatives in your country/region: bristol.ac.uk/international/countries/
European Baccalaureate: 85% overall, with 8.5 in Chemistry and one of Biology, Physics or Mathematics.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Health questionnaire and medical examination. Non-immune students must be immunised against hepatitis B and tuberculosis.
Work experience is not a requirement for this course, but it is encouraged. Please see the Admissions statement for further details.
University Clinical Aptitude Test (UCAT)
The University Clinical Aptitude Test (formerly UKCAT) is required. Bursaries are available to cover the cost of taking the UCAT; please see the UCAT website for details: ucat.ac.uk/ The combined score from all subtests, with the exception of Situational Judgement, will be used to select applicants for interview. For 2022 entry, the final UCAT threshold score to be invited to interview was 2870 for home applicants and 2910 for overseas applicants. However, the number used as a threshold for interview is subject to change year-on-year.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|