Medical Schools

Buckingham

Medicine at University of Buckingham Medical School

Overview of University of Buckingham Medicine

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The University of Buckingham Medical School is the UK's first independent not-for-profit Medical School. Our guiding philosophy is to produce highly ethical, honest and compassionate doctors who will put the patient first. Our curriculum is derived from a well-established MB ChB programme that has been refined over 20 years to provide optimum learning experience. Every aspect of it has been engineered to fully equip our students with the skills necessary to start their journey as medical practioners.

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Course Structure at University of Buckingham Medicine

The course is 4.5 years long. In keeping with the Buckingham ethos, the ratio of students to academic staff, clinical educators and patients is kept low throughout Phases 1 and 2. We will assess your progress rigorously throughout the course so that you, the Medical School and the public can be confident that you are meeting the high standards required of a doctor. There will be a combination of written examinations, structured clinical examinations and the use of an e-portfolio of evidence of progress, all chosen to make the most valid and reliable test of your abilities.

Entry Requirements for Buckinghamshire Medical School

GCSE

Grade 4 (C) - English & Maths.


If A-level Chemistry or Biology are not offered then must be grade B or above at GCSE

A Levels

ABB Must include Chemistry & Biology

IB

Expected to have achieved a total score of at least 34 points with Higher Level 6 in Chemistry & Biology. Please note that the overall point score does not include theory of knowledge or extended essay.

Scottish Higher

-

Scottish Advanced

-

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Admission Tests for Buckingham Medical School

UCAT

No

How Does Buckingham Medical School Look At The UCAT?


No - neither the UCAT/BMAT are required

BMAT

No

GAMSAT

No

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Course Information

Graduate Entry

No

Intercalation

N/A

No

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Work Experience for Buckingham Medical School

Information not available however it is assumed to be required

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Personal Statement for Buckingham Medical School

The university looks for evidence of:

  • Motivation and Commitment

  • Leadership, Teamwork, and Communication

  • Evidence of research into subject

  • Key Skills (if relevant)

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Does This Medical School Have A Gateway or Foundation Year?

Website

Description

Criteria

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Interview at University of Buckingham Medicine

Type

- Number of stations: 10 

- Length of each station: 7 minutes with 2 rest stations

Dates

Four Interview dates per year: A day in February, July, August and October

Topics

  • Qualities of a Doctor

  • Ethical Scenarios

  • Video Analysis

  • Teamwork

  • Previous Experiences

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Contact Details

Address: Medical School, The University of Buckingham, Hunter Street, Buckingham, MK18 1EG

Telephone: +44 (0)1280 814080

Email: medicine-admissions@buckingham.ac.uk

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