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Course summary

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.
Health and conduct Certain health conditions may be incompatible with some careers in medicine. Further information can be found with our pre-course information, or you can contact our Occupational Health team. If you have a chronic health condition please contact the enquiries team for guidance on making an application. We have excellent support services available including Disability Services, student health and student counselling. Medical students must complete a health questionnaire and undergo a medical examination. Non-immune students must be immunised against hepatitis B and tuberculosis. In accordance with General Medical Council guidelines, all medical students undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check in line with other UK health-related courses. Age Requirement Students must be 18 years of age (or above) by 1 October in their year of entry to undertake the clinical experiential learning in our teaching (general) practices and clinical academies. This is to ensure that our students have the legal capacity to be bound by the rules of confidentiality of our NHS partners. Interviews Applicants must be available for interview from December to April immediately following submission of their application.

Professional bodies

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.

Application codes

Course code:
A100
Institution code:
B78
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

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/

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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

https://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/2023/medicine/mb-medicine/

Additional entry requirements

Admission tests

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks

Health questionnaire and medical examination. Non-immune students must be immunised against hepatitis B and tuberculosis.

Interview

Other

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.


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
80%
Student satisfaction
86%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
100%
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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
EU £39700 Year 1
International £39700 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Medicine - MBChB Standard entry at University of Bristol - UCAS