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The Medical School at Leicester admits approximately 241 students every year: to accommodate them, a new medical teaching building opened in 2015 with state-of-the-art facilities. Leicester stands out from lots of medical schools in that it offers full-body dissection and prosection: groups of about 6-9 students work with a cadaver over the course of their studies. Read more...



The University of Lincoln has embarked on an exciting collaboration with the University of Nottingham to offer medical education in Lincolnshire. View information on Nottingham Medical School>> Students can now apply to study for the University of Nottingham’s Medicine BMBS degree based in Lincoln, taught by academic staff from both universities.



The course at Liverpool has recently evolved from a fully PBL-style course into a more integrated course; using a combination of small group teaching, case based learning, and supplementary lectures. The first two years focus on anatomy, physiology, communication skills and professional development, where years 3-5 revolve around clinical placements in a variety of local hospitals and practices. Read more...


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Manchester accepts 380 applicants onto its medicine course every year. It is the largest medical school in the UK, but the teaching style is characterized by the study of clinical cases in small groups of students. The first 2 years of study provide the scientific foundations to medicine, with some regular exposure to patients in the community and teaching hospitals across Manchester. Read more...



Newcastle Medical School was founded in 1834, and since then has had an excellent history of teaching and research. Located centrally in Newcastle, the Medical School adopts a case led approach and emphasises the importance of looking at the patient as a whole. Read more...

Norwich (UEA Medicine)


As one of the most hands on structures there is to offer, every week this PBL-based course gives you the opportunity to tackle scenarios with your peers, while offering communication skills teachings, primary care placement across the East Anglia region, and cadaver dissections all from the very first week. Read more...



On all three courses the educational objectives are the same, namely to acquire the knowledge, skills and behaviour to allow the graduate to practise as a new doctor on the foundation training programme with the Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery (BMBS) degrees. Read more...


Oxford University

The Medicine course at Oxford provides a well-rounded intellectual training with particular emphasis on the basic science research that underpins medicine. We have retained a distinct three-year pre-clinical stage that includes studying towards a BA Honours degree in Medical Sciences, followed by a three-year clinical stage. Read more...


Plymouth’s medical school operates in clinical locations across the South West, including Derrifrod and Torbay Hospitals. Applicants compete for a relatively small number of places, around 86 per year. The learning style is based on structured work in small groups, including Problem-Based Learning, and students start clinical placements in the first two weeks of year 1. Read more...

Queen’s Belfast

Queens Belfast

The 5-year course at Queens University Belfast has an intake of approximately 2-300 students a year. Belfast has four central teaching hospitals, but clinical study can take place in a number of hospitals across Northern Ireland. Years 1 and 2 focus on the scientific basis of medical practice, with each succeeding year including more clinical work. Read more...


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