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Medicine - MBChB Standard entry (5 years) MB

University of Bristol

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Course Summary

The MB ChB (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) degree is the primary medical qualification awarded by the University of Bristol and is recognised by the General Medical Council.As a student 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;- inter-professional working with students of nursing, pharmacy and physiotherapy;- integration of basic science and clinical learning throughout the course;- a substantial student choice programme to explore personal interests in more detail and to experience potential career options;- completion of a research project of your choice;- 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 Enquiries Team.We have excellent support services available including Disability Services, student health and student counselling provision.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, medical students must undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check in line with other UK health-related courses.**Age Requirement**Students are required to be 18 years of age (or above) by the 1st of October in their year of entry in order 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.

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Standard offer: AAA including AA in Chemistry and either Biology, Physics or Mathematics.Graduate offer: Graduates are required to obtain a 2:1 in their degree plus ABB at A-level including A in Chemistry and B in either Biology, Physics or Mathematics.Contextual offer: AAC including AA in Chemistry and one of Biology, Physics or Mathematics or ABB including A in Chemistry and B in one of Biology, Physics or Mathematics.Please visit: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/entry-requirements-qualifications/contextual-offers/ for more information about contextual offers.

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£9,250 per year

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The University of Bristol, founded in 1876, is one of the top 60 universities in the world (QS World University Rankings 2019). The university is at the heart of Bristol, a historic, lively and green city in the south-west of England.


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