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Medicine with Foundation Year (Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery) MB BS

University of Central Lancashire

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery - MB BS

  • Location

    Westlakes Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    6 Years

Course summary

**Course overview**Do you have the potential and aspiration to become a doctor, but do not yet have the qualifications required to apply? Our MBBS Medicine with a foundation year is a 6-year programme will will enable your to become a professional, compassionate doctor. The foundation forms the first academic year, and this prepatory year is taught at our National Centre for Remote and Rural Medicine at our Westlakes campus in Whitehaven, Cumbria. During this first year, you will learn fundamental biomedical sciences and mathematics that later in the course you will apply to normal human body functioning and then later the disease state, plus scientific communication skills. Following successful completion, you will automatically progress to our 5-year MBBS Medicine course at our Preston campus.**Why study with us**- Our School of Medicine is ranked as the Top Medical School in North West England (The Guardian University Guide 2021)- The programme is recognised by the General Medical Council (GMC) on its list of bodies able to award UK primary medical qualifications.- Our foundation year will give you the skills, knowledge and confidence you need to to successful and automatically progress onto to our 5-year MBBS Medicine course.**Further information** - Your foundation year will be taught at our fantastic Westlakes Campus, where you’ll enjoy a supportive, multicultural learning environment with access to open countryside. You’ll be based close to the Lake District, England’s largest national park.- You will have access to our on-campus clinical skills laboratories - to help develop clinical skills in realistic hospital, home and GP surgery environments.- Once you progress to our 5-year MBBS course, you’ll benefit from a mixture of work-based learning and clinical placements throughout the programme.There is an emphasis on basic medical sciences, communication and clinical skills to help you develop skills in evaluating clinical and scientific evidence. Throughout the programme, you will benefit from a range of learning strategies, such as small group tutorials, seminars, laboratory-based teaching sessions, workshops and clinical placements in primary and secondary care.

Application deadline

15 October

Tuition fees

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£ 17,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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A level : ABB

ABB at A2 at least two science subjects to include Chemistry. vidence of sustained academic achivement with broad study of Sci & Math up to 16 & GCSE ENG LANG B or IELTS 7.0 with no component score lower than 7.0


University information

University of Central Lancashire

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  • Campus address

    University of Central Lancashire, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2HE, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    34th out of 35 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    127 53%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.12 82%



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