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Medicine North Wales MB BCh

Cardiff University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery - MB BCh

  • Location

    Bangor University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The C21 North Wales/ Gogledd Cymru accelerated entry programme has been developed as part of Cardiff University’s commitment to widen access to Medicine in collaboration with Bangor University. It offers comprehensive preparation for a rewarding working life as a Foundation Doctor in the NHS and your career beyond. Structured over four years , you will acquire the necessary knowledge, clinical skills and professional attitudes required by the General Medical Council within an integrated spiral curriculum. Our goal is to produce great clinicians who understand people and the environment in which we live.The C21 North Wales/ Gogledd Cymru programme accepts high performing students from our recognised feeder stream courses within one of the following degrees:1.BMedSci Degree from the University of Bangor (B100)2.BSc (Hons) Medical Sciences Degree from the University of South Wales (B901)3.BSc (Hons) Medical Pharmacology Degree School of Medicine Cardiff University (B210)4.BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences Degree School of Biosciences Cardiff University ( BC97)All applicants to the A102 course need to sit the GAMSAT exam prior to applying via UCAS. The results form part of the application assessment.Having demonstrated appropriate knowledge and skills to enter the healthcare profession, you will pursue the C21 North Wales/ Gogledd Cymru programme which is equivalent to Years 2 to 5 of the five year MBBCh course.The programme initially focuses on building a platform for integrated clinical sciences, delivered through practical classes, lectures and the virtual learning environment. You learn to apply your knowledge in the clinical environment, both in hospital and the community The programme emphasises the importance of learning science in the clinical context, and the central place of the patient in a doctor’s work. Patients are at the heart of medical education and as such you will be introduced to patients from the first year. You will learn about medical conditions from real patients, as well as their doctors, in authentic and impressively equipped facilities.Patient safety, science knowledge, scholarship, and the service role of doctors are unifying themes throughout.As you progress through the programme there is an increasing emphasis on your acquisition of clinical skills, initially in a simulated environment progressing to extended clinical placements with increasing responsibility in hospital and community settings predominantly in North Wales. Throughout the course, you are expected to display the professional attributes of a doctor in training.By the time you graduate, you will have demonstrated that care of patients is your first concern. With full engagement in the course, you will be able to apply knowledge and skills in a competent and ethical manner, and use your ability to provide leadership and to analyse complex and uncertain situations. You will have achieved all the outcomes and clinical competencies required by the General Medical Council set out in ‘Outcomes for Graduates 2018’.This programme is recognised as a Primary Medical Qualification under the Medical Act. Graduates of the programme may apply for provisional registration with the General Medical Council.Undertaking this programme based at Bangor University you will benefit from:· An innovative spiral curriculum based on evidence gathered from across the worldTeaching from internationally-renowned researchers and clinicians highly rated by students · Excellent teaching facilities;· Having North Wales as your classroom, getting a breadth of clinical experience from rural GP practices and cottage hospitals to fast-paced city A&E departments and complex surgical specialties;· Unique learning opportunities due to the local environment e.g. mountain medicine experi

Application deadline

15 October

Tuition fees

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£ 34,450per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : BBB

Or grades ABC. Must include Biology and Chemistry. A pass in the science practical is normally required.


University information

Cardiff University

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  • Campus address

    Cardiff University, PO Box 921, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF10 3XQ, Wales

Cardiff University has a welcoming and vibrant international community, with over 8,600 students coming from more than 130 countries.
Cardiff is a truly global institution, with more than 200 partnerships and formal research links worldwide giving its students access to unique opportunities.
In addition to a wide range of support services, your studies will be guided by a personal tutor able to give you both academic and professional advice.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    18th out of 35 3

  • Entry standards

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    197 81%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100 100%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%



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