Medicine (6 years including foundation year)UCAS Code: A104
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Main entry requirements
We require AAA in either: three rigorous arts/humanities subjects; two rigorous arts/humanities subjects and one science subject. Although we warmly welcome applicants with Critical Thinking, Citizenship, EPQ, Key Skills and General Studies qualifications, these will not form part of the formal AAA offer. Combinations of very similar subjects, for example, Biology and Human Biology or Maths and Further Maths together, are not acceptable. Two AS-levels in place of one A2-level will not be accepted. Where the science offered includes a practical element, the practical element must also be passed. If you are applying with known A-level grades that meet the above requirements, you may be considered even if your GCSE grades do not reach the required standard.
We require 4 Highers at grades AAAA by the end of Secondary 5. Grades should be achieved in the same sitting at first attempt. Applicants also need Scottish Advanced Highers in addition to Scottish Highers, so please check the entry requirements for those qualifications. If English language and Maths have not been taken at Higher/Advanced Higher, they must have been achieved at SCQF level 5 (National 5, Intermediate II or Standard Grade Credit level grade 2 or above).
We require at least two Advanced Highers at grades AA by the end of Secondary 6. Any of the following combinations are acceptable: three Advanced Highers, (three rigorous arts/humanities subjects or two rigorous arts/humanities subjects and one science subject plus one other rigorous academic subject); two Advanced Highers, plus one A2-level subject at grade A (subjects as above); two Advanced Highers, plus one new Higher at grade A (one science allowed at Advanced Higher). You will also need Scottish Highers in addition to Scottish Advanced Highers, so please check the entry requirements for those qualifications.
37 points are required overall to include core points with at least 766 at Higher level. If Maths and English Language are not offered as part of the Diploma, they should be offered at GCSE or IGCSE at grade B or above. Higher level subjects should include either: three rigorous arts/humanities subjects two rigorous arts/humanities subjects and one science subject.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 144 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
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Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Our Medicine MBChB with Foundation Year course enables students without the appropriate science qualifications to prepare for their medical degree. You will spend your foundation year at the University and Xaverian College , and will start the five-year MBChB course upon successful completion of the foundation course. The five-year MBChB course educates, trains and prepares students for practice in the healthcare systems of today and the future. We are largest medical school in the UK, with over 2,200 undergraduate medical students. We use a wide variety of teaching and learning methods to ensure you benefit from the best attributes of traditional and novel teaching methods. The key Manchester approach is the study of themed case discussions in small groups, where students are proactive learners. This is supported throughout the course by lectures, practical classes (including anatomy dissection) and clinical experience. Our course integrates science and clinical learning so you are able to apply scientific knowledge and concepts to your clinical practice. Upon graduation, you will be able to apply knowledge, intellectual and practical skills to understand and manage the complex healthcare needs of individuals and society. You will also develop the resilience to meet the demands of changing healthcare environments. Successful completion of the course will enable you to meet the core requirements for junior doctors and entitles you to apply for provisional registration with the General Medical Council and apply for Foundation Year 1 posts
As the biggest single-site University in the country, in one of the most vibrant cities in Europe, the University of Manchester gives students an unrivalled and unique learning experience. You'll enjoy studying at a world-class institution and being at the centre of a dynamic student population. The Students' Union has more than 300 student-run societies, from Aikido to Zoology.
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