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Medicine with Foundation Year MB ChB

Keele University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery - MB ChB

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-23

  • Duration

    6 Years

Course summary

**Foundation Year**Our Foundation Year provides an excellent alternative route to Keele, providing a unique opportunity to better prepare for your chosen degree, and with guaranteed entry onto your undergraduate course once you successfully complete your Foundation Year. This extra year of study can improve your academic skills, expand your subject knowledge, give you a better understanding of higher education and, perhaps most importantly of all, build your confidence. On the Keele Foundation Year, you'll study on campus, joining our undergraduate community from the outset, with access to all the facilities and support that you'd get as an undergraduate student at Keele.Please note, we do not currently offer this Foundation Year for international students.**Medicine**Medicine at Keele delivers an innovative curriculum underpinned by the three core themes identified by the General Medical Council: Professional Values and Behaviours, Professional Skills, and Professional Knowledge (GMC, 2018). Ranked 4th in England (Guardian University League Table, 2022). Studying Medicine MBChB at Keele you will develop the necessary knowledge and clinical skills to become a doctor who practises with competence and compassion.- 4th in England for Medicine (Guardian University League Table, 2022 and Complete University Guide, 2022)- Over 100 weeks spent on clinical placement in primary care and hospital settings across Staffordshire, Shropshire and other adjoining counties- Years 4 and 5 each spent at distinct bases: large teaching hospital (Staffordshire) and district general hospital (Shropshire)- Benefit from diverse teaching methods including problem-based learning (PBL), other small- and large-group learning activities, and dissection- Strong student engagement opportunities through our Medical Student Council Medicine at Keele adopts a modern, spiral, highly integrated curriculum that combines a range of learning strategies, including early clinical experience, integrated communication and clinical skills teaching, practical activities (including dissection), problem-based learning (PBL), lectures and seminars. Additionally, inter-professional learning with other health students including nursing, midwifery, paramedic science, physiotherapy and radiography, are fostered throughout the programme.We are committed to listening, responding and supporting our students to become well-rounded, competent clinicians. Through forums such as our Medical Student Council, we recognise the value of our students' contribution to development and progression of our curriculum and the student experience.To ensure you graduate as a confident and competent clinician, you will study a range of topics including:- Professional and ethical responsibilities- Patient safety and quality improvement- Diagnosis and medical management- Prescribing medication safely- The health service and healthcare systems- Health promotion and illness prevention*** About Keele***Keele University was established in 1949 by the former Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University. Founded to meet the needs of a changing world, Keele has always had a pioneering vision to be a different kind of university. We excel in both teaching and research, with some of the most satisfied students in England, and research that is changing lives for the better at a regional, national and global level. Our beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the biggest in Britain – but all the most important services and facilities are on your doorstep, with accommodation, teaching spaces, facilities including a medical centre, sports centre and pharmacy, and a range of shops, eateries and entertainment venues – including the Students’ Union – clustered around the centre.

Application deadline

15 October

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University information

Keele University

  • University League Table

    52nd

  • Campus address

    Keele University, Keele, ST5 5BG, England

The university’s beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the largest in England – but you’ll find all the most important services and facilities on your doorstep.
With over 120 nationalities studying with Keele, international students are welcomed to its global community.
Dedicated support, scholarships, and preparatory courses to help you through your application, enrolment and beyond.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    23rd out of 35 14

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    168 68%

    27th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100.0 100%

    1st

    23
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.27 85%

    4th

    1

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