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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. Students can learn in dedicated facilities including clinical suites, modern lecture theatres, break out areas for group projects and specialist laboratories.
Five-year undergraduate entry medicine (A10L)
This route is for UK, EU and international applicants. You will first take an integrated three-year Bachelor of Medical Sciences (BMedSci) degree and then progress to complete the Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery (BMBS) course.
The five-year degree programme aims to develop students into practising doctors. Students will be registered with the University of Nottingham and upon successful completion will receive a University of Nottingham degree award.
This medicine course is amongst some of the most popular in the country, offering innovative teaching and early interaction with patients. The medical school aims to ensure their doctors learn from experience and that the course offers a varied placement experience, providing the opportunity to gain hands-on clinical experience through excellent links with local Lincolnshire NHS trusts.
All applications for this course must be made through UCAS. Students will need to apply to the University of Nottingham and choose the Medicine BMBS (Lincoln pathway) as an option.
Students on this programme learn from academic staff who are often engaged in world-leading or internationally excellent research or professional practice. Contact time can be in workshops, practical sessions, seminars or lectures and may vary from module to module and from academic year to year.
Tutorial sessions and project supervision can take the form of one-to-one engagement or small group sessions. Some courses offer the opportunity to take part in external visits and fieldwork.
Benefits of studying Medicine at Lincoln:
- Students can benefit from established links with the NHS and healthcare providers, including Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust sites across Lincolnshire.
- Learn anatomy through experience of pro section in brand new clinical skills suites. Alongside innovative classroom and practical sessions, students can be familiarised with patient contact and learn the principles of clinical history-taking and examination.
- Interact with patients from the first year, through regular visits to general practices and hospitals. Students will also have the opportunity to ask scientists and qualified doctors details of clinical outcomes, and hear more about their working environment.
- Access a wide-ranging catchment population across greater Lincolnshire, from the city of Lincoln, to larger towns and smaller rural communities.
- The University of Lincoln welcomes high-profile individuals from all over the world to speak at prestigious Great Lives public lecture series. Past speakers have included Robert Winston and Michael Mosley.
Lincoln also offer a model of teaching and learning called ‘Student as Producer’. This model encourages academics and undergraduate students to collaborate on research activities. It is a programme committed to learning through doing and it was commended by the QAA in the 2012 review.
Six-year undergraduate entry medicine (A18L)
This route is for UK students who meet our widening access criteria and have not been to university previously. You will begin with a foundation year and then join students on the five-year course.
The University of Lincoln’s award-winning city centre campus provides a modern student-centred community. Based on the picturesque Brayford Pool marina, everything you need is either on campus or a short walk away.
- Learn anatomy through experience of prosection
- Complete an integrated BMedSci in your third year, allowing you to undertake a supervised research project in an area you find interesting without studying an extra year
- Gain early interaction with patients through regular visits to general practices and hospitals
- Explore a speciality you find interesting in a Special Study module, allowing you to tailor your studies to your own career aspirations
- Study and travel with an elective placement in your fifth year, with opportunities for you to go anywhere in the world
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