University of Central Lancashire

About The Course

The University of Central Lancashire provides medical training to the highest UK standards with a modern, spiral curriculum designed to build on your knowledge gradually. The MBBS programme places considerable emphasis on developing your expertise in a whole range of practical areas, including clinical, communication, observation, teamwork and leadership skills.


The MBBS programme is accredited by the General Medical Council (GMC) and listed in The World Directory of Medical Schools.

Early patient contact

Offering an innovative approach to medical education, this course focuses on early patient contact – you’ll see real patients from the very first term and enjoy clinical placements in UK NHS hospitals and clinics throughout your degree.


Students have access to on-campus clinical skills laboratories with a vast range of equipment – including a number of high fidelity clinical human simulators – to help develop clinical skills in realistic hospital, home and GP surgery environments. Other facilities include anatomage tables and human anatomy resource centres.

Multicultural learning environment

The university offers a high number of international student places so you will benefit from learning alongside a range of cultures and nationalities. You will be taught by expert academics and clinicians who are supportive both in and out of the classroom.

For full details visit the MBBS webpage

Alternative entry routes

The University of Central Lancashire offers various options for those students who have the passion to become a Doctor but might not have the correct grades to start a Medicine programme. Visit the website to find out more.

Academic Requirements

GCSEs: Evidence of sustained academic achievement with a broad study of Science English and Maths up to 16.

A-levels: AAA At least two science subjects, including Chemistry.

International Baccalaureate: 36 points Higher Level Chemistry, one other science and another subject at Higher Level, and three subjects at Standard Level at a minimum of 5 points each.

Admissions Process

Admissions Tests:

All UK applicants for 2024 entry onwards are required to sit the University Clinical Aptitude Test (UCAT) before you apply. International applicants do not require a UCAT.

Interview Type: MMI

Admissions Statistics

Total number of applicants: 3000
Total number of places: TBC
Total number of entrants: TBC
Acceptance rate: TBC


Home students: TBC
Rest of UK: TBC
International students: TBC


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