Medicine (with a foundation year) University of Leicester


If you have no offers and have used all your 4 medicine choices then you may be able to apply to University of Leicester A199 6 year Medicine with Foundation Year course through UCAS Extra. Applicants need to meet our Widening Participation Criteria which can be found on the following page of the University website

We consider the East Midlands to be the following counties in the UK:

  • Leicestershire
  • Rutland
  • Derbyshire
  • Nottinghamshire
  • Northamptonshire
  • Lincolnshire (excluding North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire)

Our 6 year Medicine with a Foundation Year course aims to widen access to Medicine for students resident in the East Midlands who wish to study at the University of Leicester, but whose background makes it less likely that they will be able to gain the entry requirements for our standard 5 year MBChB.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery - MB ChB

  • Study mode


  • Location

    Main Site

  • Start date

    16 September 2019

  • Duration

    6 years

Course details


Modules • Fundamentals of Biological Sciences • Introduction to Medical Sciences • Exploring Psychology • Medicine: The Patient

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 A199
Institution code L34
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level BBB Including Chemistry and Biology
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDD Must be in Applied Science
Access to HE Diploma Approved courses are considered. Enquire with the department for further details.
Scottish Higher Not accepted
GCSE/National 4/National 5 All candidates should hold grade C in English Language, Mathematics and two sciences, including Chemistry or Double Science
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 32 points Must include Chemistry and Biology at Higher Level. Each subject must be passed with a minimum of five points, bonus points are not considered.
Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015) Not accepted

Please check to see if you meet the residence and other requirements for this programme by looking at the following pages of the University website.

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

Additional entry requirements

Admission tests

The UK Clinical Aptitude Test (UKCAT)

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


More information about the selection process can be found on the Medical School department page of the University website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 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

The tuition fee for home and EU students is reviewed annually and for the academic year 2019/20 it is £9,250. The fees for following years have not yet been decided but are likely to increase each year in line with inflation, subject to government regulations. The inflation rate used will be RPIX, which includes all the items in the Retail Price Index, excluding mortgage payments. For your information, the inflation rate used by the Government when increasing the tuition fee from £9,000 to £9,250 was 2.8%. For further information about fees and funding please see the following page of the University website: