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Medical Sciences (Pre-Med, 1-year) CertHE

University of Buckingham

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  • Qualification

    Certificate of Higher Education - CertHE

  • Location


  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

The University of Buckingham is:o Home of the 2-year degree – less cost and more focuso Top for Teaching Quality (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide)o Consistently ranked in the top 5 in England for Student Satisfaction (National Student Survey)o Small group teaching focused – excellent student:staff ratioo Flexible - start in January or SeptemberCertHE Medical Sciences Pre-Med, (1-year) is a unique programme taught on the Crewe campus leading to a Certificate of Higher Education (CertHE.) in Medical Science qualification. The Pre-Med has been developed for students that wish to enhance their application to medical or dental school and simultaneously complete the first stage of our accelerated 2-year BSc(Hons.) degree.Biomedical science focuses on how cells, organs and metabolic systems function in the human body. Through this understanding of health and disease processes, new treatments and therapies can be created or developed, which makes it a very dynamic and exciting field of study.The course content is identical to the first stage of our 2 year BSc. and successful graduates of this 1 year programme will be awarded 120 credits at level 4 by the University of Buckingham. Students who do not secure a place at a medical or dental school at the end of this year can then opt to transfer directly into the 2nd stage of our unique 2 year BSc. and then re-apply for medical or dental school.**Why is this Medical Science Pre-Med programme unique?**Core modules are taught from a clinical perspective which provides students with the theory and experience found among first-year courses at medical or dental school. Students who achieve, or are predicted, at least 70% on all modules of this course will usually meet the academic criteria for some medical schools in the UK. Other non-academic entry criteria must also be met.Applicants who have achieved, or predicted, at least 70% on the 1-year Pre-Med will be guaranteed an invitation to the second phase of the University of Buckingham MB ChB Selection Process – MMI. Applicants will also be required to have grade C in English GCSE, or if English is not their first language an IELTS of 7.5 with a minimum of 7.0 in each component.The course also forms the first stage of our unique 2 year BSc, for students who wish to apply for medicine or dentistry as a graduate, pursue their scientific career further or go into employment.**Crewe campus**CertHE Medical Sciences Pre-Med, is taught at the University of Buckingham’s brand new campus in Crewe, Cheshire in North West England.The University has, in partnership with Apollo Hospitals Group, acquired the former Manchester Metropolitan University’s campus at Crewe, Cheshire. The campus is a short, 10-minute walk from the train station and off Junction 16 of the M6 motorway.Student accommodation is just a five-minute walk from the main campus at Booth Hall.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 18,000per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : BBC

A-Level grades of BBC to include Biology and Chemistry are normally our standard requirements for entry. Students who have grades of AAB may apply for other medical or dental schools in the UK.


University information

University of Buckingham

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  • Campus address

    University of Buckingham, Hunter Street, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, MK18 1EG, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    34th out of 35

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    147 61%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.13 83%


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