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Medicine (with a foundation year) MB ChB

University of Leicester

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery - MB ChB

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    6 Years

Course summary

The MBChB with Foundation Year is aimed at students who wish to study Medicine at the University of Leicester, but whose background makes it less likely that they will be able to meet the entry requirements for our standard five-year MBChB.Our integrated Foundation Year is taught alongside Biological Science students but also includes elements specific to MedicineSuccessful completion of the integrated Foundation Year at the required level will enable you to progress onto the first year of the MBChB courseYou will be taught by expert academic staff from across the College of Life SciencesThe course strongly emphasises the development of the study skills that will be necessary for success in your undergraduate studies and beyondDuring your Foundation Year you will join our student community and be able to enjoy all aspects of the University of Leicester student experience. You will be able to join the Students’ Union, use our academic and leisure facilities, live in our accommodation and access all of our support servicesYou will have a personal tutor to support you and will have access to our dedicated Pastoral Support UnitThis course is only available for students who meet the widening access requirements designated on our School of Medicine website.There will be 35 places available. Up to 25 places are open for students who have been resident in the East Midlands while studying A-levels or BTEC. A further 10 places will be available for students applying from anywhere within the UK.

Application deadline

15 October

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A level : BBB

Including Chemistry or Biology, plus one other science from Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics or Psychology. General Studies and Critical Thinking are not accepted. Maths and Further Maths count as one subject. Human Biology and Biology count as one subject.

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University information

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University of Leicester

  • University League Table

    38th

  • Campus address

    University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 7RH, England

More than 4,000 international students call Leicester home, sharing their cultures, faiths and ideas with each other and with students and staff across campus.
Leicester is in the centre of England with great transport links, making it easy to explore the whole country while studying there.
Want to explore further afield? Leicester has great European links – with one change of train, Leicester students can be in Paris by lunchtime.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    24th out of 35 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    179 74%

    22nd

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99 99%

    21st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    12th

    8

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