Imperial College London

Medicine Imperial College London Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine (also known as Imperial College London)

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This degree is professionally accredited by the General Medical Council. As well as your main Imperial degree (MBBS & BSc), you will also receive the award of the Associateship of the Imperial College School of Medicine (AICSM).

Imperial’s Faculty of Medicine is one of the largest in Europe, with medical campuses across north and west London and partnerships with a wide range of NHS Trusts, hospitals and clinics. This access to a very large and diverse patient population enables you to gain clinical experience from your very first term, with placements carefully selected to give you a broad and balanced clinical learning experience.

Our teaching is enriched by our internationally competitive research and clinical expertise, so you’ll be learning at the very cutting edge of the subject. We deliver the course through a range of innovative and traditional teaching methods, including lectures, small group teaching, computer workshops, laboratory classes and problem-based learning.

  • The first two years of the degree focus on the scientific basis of medicine and the foundations of clinical practice, including early clinical experience.

  • Your third year will consist of clinical attachments in primary care placements and hospitals associated with Imperial You continue to study the systems and topics component of the course via a programme of live lectures and interactive online learning delivered alongside the clinical attachments.

  • During your fourth year you will work towards the BSc by completing a series of modules and a supervised research project or specialist course in a scientific/medical subject of your choice. This gives you the chance to develop your scientific knowledge and research skills, as well as expose you to research at the cutting edge of the field.

  • Year five is the start of your finals phase and includes a variety of clinical specialities in rotation as well as a specialist study placement.

  • Your final year will include a range of clinical attachments designed to prepare you for your first job as a doctor.

You will also have the opportunity to undertake an elective working alongside specialists from across the globe.

Exceptional students may be offered the opportunity to include a PhD as part of their course.

You will graduate with a primary medical qualification, which entitles you to provisional registration with the General Medical Council and license to practice in approved Foundation Year 1 posts.

Course details

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 deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code A100
Institution code I50
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level AAA Must include:

A in Chemistry
A in Biology
A in a third subject

General Studies and Critical Thinking are not accepted.

If you are made an offer you will be required to achieve a pass in the practical endorsement in all science subjects that form part of the offer.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Not accepted
Access to HE Diploma Not accepted
Scottish Higher Not accepted
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal D3, D3, D3 Must include:

D3 Chemistry
D3 Biology
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 38 points Must include:

6 in Biology at higher level
6 in Chemistry at higher level

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

http://www.imperial.ac.uk/study/ug/apply/requirements/

Additional entry requirements

Admission tests

Biomedical Admissions Test (BMAT)

All candidates applying to this course must take the BioMedical Admissions Test (BMAT) in the year of application in order to be considered for interview.

You are required to register with BMAT assessment centres prior to the test. Please refer to Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing for key dates and additional information.

Please note that for 2019 entry, there will be two test dates, one in September and one in October. Details for both dates can be found at Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing – September date and October date.

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

You will need to successfully obtain a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) certificate before you can study the course and go out to placements.

The DBS is designed to ensure candidates are suited to working with vulnerable groups including children.

You will need to have completed an enhanced DBS check, and will be notified of the procedures should you receive an offer of a place on the course.

Health checks

All candidates offered a place must complete a health assessment with the College’s Occupational Health Service.

Interview

If selected, you will be required to attend for interview. This will take place at the South Kensington Campus between December and March. It will take the form of multiple mini-interviews and will last approximately 45 minutes. The interview is not intended to be an intimidating experience and staff will try to put candidates at ease while evaluating the following:

Motivation and realistic approach to medicine as a career
Capacity to deal with stressful situations
Evidence of commitment to the values of the NHS constitution
Evidence of working as a leader and a team member
Ability to multitask
Likely contribution to university life
Communication skills and maturity of character

Other

You must be 18 years of age by the time you would start this course.


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
Cambridge English Advanced C For pre-2015 test, the College requires grade C overall. If your test result is 2016 onwards, the College requires 176 overall with 169 in all elements/bands
IELTS (Academic) 6.5 Score above refers to overall score. Additionally, a score of 6.0 is required in all bands. Results must be within 2 years of course start date in order to be valid.
PTE Academic 62.0 Score above refers to overall score. Additionally, a score of 56 is required in all bands. Results must be within 2 years of course start date in order to be valid.
TOEFL (iBT) 92.0 Score above refers to overall score. Additionally, a score of 20 is required in all bands. Results must be within 2 years of course start date in order to be valid.

For further information on the College English entry requirements and a full list of accepted tests and grade requirements, please visit the College website URL detailed below.

College English Language Entry Requirements

http://www.imperial.ac.uk/study/ug/apply/requirements/english/


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £44,000 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £44,000 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

For further information on fees, funding, loans and grants, see: http://www.imperial.ac.uk/study/ug/fees-and-funding/

Provider information

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Imperial College London
South Kensington Campus
Kensington and Chelsea
SW7 2AZ


Course contact details

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Ms Mel Peter, Head of Admissions

020 7589 5111

Fax: 020 7594 8004