Anglia Ruskin University has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Students who study now will still be practising in 2050, it is critical that we train doctors for the future using innovative technologies to tackle existing and emerging threats to individual and population health. Our Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB), 5 year degree programme is full-time and leads to a Primary Medical Qualification that will allow graduates to register provisionally with the General Medical Council (GMC). This degree will prepare you for a rewarding career in the NHS as a foundation doctor and beyond. We have an integrated modern curriculum, where you’ll be on placement in primary and secondary care from the early months of your course. You’ll be given a robust foundation in the clinical sciences combined with clinical experience, leadership, quality improvement, innovation and technology for health. Your training for clinical experience will include placements in Primary Care, Mental Health, 5 Acute Care providers and tertiary units in Essex, such as the St Andrew’s Centre for Plastic Surgery and Burns and the Essex Cardiothoracic Centre. On campus teaching will take place in a cutting edge purpose built School of Medicine, fitted out with the latest laboratory equipment and cadaveric anatomy suite. Our curriculum is innovative, student-centred and community-based, which combined with the East of England location with a mix of urban and rural areas, offers a diverse and all-encompassing experience for medical students. We’ll build your knowledge up gradually and aspects of learning will be revisited throughout the duration of the course, so that links can be formed between scientific concepts, clinical practice and professionalism to deepen your understanding.
Core curriculum About the core curriculum The curriculum is divided into Systems in Practice (SiP) and Preparation in Practice PiP) Systems in Practice (SiP) Preparation in Practice (PiP) Student Selected Components Longitudinal Themes Clinical Placements
The aim of the course is to prepare you for clinical decision making and the capability to practice effectively as a doctor in a multi-professional team. You’ll be assessed by a combination of exams at the end of each year, and a portfolio of work that is completed throughout your course The exams will be in the form of OSCEs (Objective Structured Clinical Exams), online examinations and anatomy spot examinations.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- General Medical Council
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 October*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Chelmsford Campus|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
We are currently unable to accept international applicants for this programme for September 2019 entry. We will be reviewing the availability of international student places for future years.
|UCAS Tariff||144 points|
|A level||AAA||Grades AAA at A level taken within two academic years prior to the time of application to include Chemistry or Biology; and one of either Biology, Chemistry, Maths or Physics, plus one other. A Level resit grades at AAA will be accepted taken within two academic years prior to the time of application.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||Not accepted|
|Scottish Higher||AAB||Grades AAB from Scottish Advanced Highers with grades AA to come from Biology and/or Chemistry and another science subject. We will also require National 5 Grade B or above or GCSE in English Language and Maths.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||36 points||666 at Higher Level in Biology and/or Chemistry plus one other science and including Mathematics or English.|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H1, H1, H1, H2, H2, H2||Including Biology and/or Chemistry and another science subject. Plus Irish Leaving Certificate in Maths and English Language at grade O4 or above.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||5 GCSEs at grade A*- B (9-6), including English Language, Maths and two science subjects.|
If English is not your first language you will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 7.5 (Academic level). Exclusions: A Level General Studies/Critical Thinking is not accepted for entry to this course. BTEC qualifications are not accepted for entry to this course. Foundation degrees are not accepted for entry to this course. Please note that this course does not accept applications for deferred entry and is available for entry in to year 1 only.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check
Satisfactory Occupational Health check
Successful Multiple Mini Interview.
University Clinical Aptitude Test (UCAT)
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||7.5||If English is not your first language you will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 7.5 (Academic level).|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.