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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery - MB ChB

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

Study an innovative, highly-integrated medical curriculum in partnership with Keele University School of Medicine.Our programme is modern and forward thinking, using Problem Based Learning in a spiral curriculum that builds complexity year-on-year. The curriculum has three phases delivered at the University and in primary and secondary care settings.Phase 1: Years 1 and 2: Overview with early clinical exposure. You have an emphasis on learning the fundamentals of biomedical, behavioural and social science with a focus on sciences, research, study and communication skills, basic clinical skills and professionalism.Phase 2: Years 3 and 4: You get a second run through many aspects of biomedical, behavioural and social science with an increased emphasis on complexity and pathology, combined with learning fundamental clinical skills and knowledge. Immersion in clinical placements building on the foundations of clinical knowledge and skills developed in the preceding yearsPhase 3: Preparation for Professional Practice: Year 5: Very extensive student assistantships to prepare you for practice as a Foundation Year 1doctor.There will be opportunities to collaborate in an interprofessional learning capacity with other healthcare courses including nursing, paramedic science and pharmacyStudying medicine relies on methods that are clinically realistic. This is achieved by offering you many and varied learning opportunities: problem-based/case-based learning, lectures, practicals, experiential learning and extensive clinical placements.Assessment is constructed to facilitate learning (formative) and to allow summative judgements about knowledge, understanding and skills development.Our course is designed to help you maximise your career progression and leadership potential through opportunities to study a range of complementary subjects drawn from the University, including the humanities. We make learning enjoyable through small class sizes, small group learning, early clinical experience and helping you to develop into a highly competent and self-aware professional.

Application deadline

15 October

Tuition fees

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£ 13,000per year

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A level : AAA

A Levels in three subjects at grades of AAA are required, including Biology or Chemistry plus another designated science subject (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths/Further Maths/Statistics) and a third academic subject. Only one subject from a combination of Maths or Further Maths or Statistics will be considered within the three A Levels.Any science A Level (Biology, Chemistry, Physics) completed in England from 2017 must include a pass in the practical endorsement; without this the qualification will be judged to hav


University information

University of Sunderland

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  • Campus address

    University of Sunderland, Edinburgh Building, City Campus, Chester Road, Sunderland, Sunderland, SR1 3SD, England

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