Kent and Medway Medical School 

Kent and Medway Medical School (KMMS) is a new medical school that will educate and inspire the next generation of Doctors.  With excellence at the heart of everything it does, KMMS has a passion for innovation, collaboration and people-centred medicine.

KMMS is an exciting collaboration between Canterbury Christ Church University and the University of Kent, which builds on each institution’s existing high-quality clinical teaching and research strengths.

From September 2020, KMMS will educate aspiring doctors to deliver 21st century medicine.  We want to attract talented students from all backgrounds within the local community and beyond, and offer opportunities to help transform the future of healthcare. 

Successful graduates will receive a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (BMBS)* degree which will be jointly awarded by both Canterbury Christ Church University and the University of Kent.

KMMS is working in partnership with the highly regarded and well-established Brighton and Sussex Medical School for support and quality assurance purposes.

*Subject to successful progress through the General Medical Council’s quality assurance programme.


The course is studied full time over five years.

KMMS has an integrated systems-based approach and students will begin clinical placements in week seven of Year 1. There will be six week-long placements in Primary and Community health care settings in Year 1 and seven weeks in Year 2. 

The Founding Dean of KMMS, Professor Chris Holland, practices clinical medicine as an intensive care consultant and has worked in university and medical school leadership roles for a decade.

The clinical and academic team are all experts in their chosen fields who are committed to creating a medical school for the future.

Please visit our Comparison Tool for KMMS Medicine Entry Requirements.

Website URL:
01227 768896

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