Medical Schools

Edge Hill

Medicine at Edge Hill Medical School

Overview of Edge Hill Medical School

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This five-year programme enables you to gain a Primary Medical Qualification and to apply for provisional registration with the General Medical Council. With a focus on developing future doctors who have patient safety, reflection and professionalism at the core of their practice, the MBChB involves early and extensive clinical placements with a focus on community and mental health care settings, as well as exposure to medicine, surgery and a range of hospital specialities.

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Edge hill University Medicine Course Structure

Year 1

Focuses on the life sciences, with an emphasis on the normal structure and function of the whole human body


Year 2

You will gain an increased understanding of illness and wellbeing and more clinical exposure (including general practices and hospitals).


Year 3

Provides an insight into care for specific patient groups in hospital and community settings.


Year 4

Primary and Secondary Interface. You will also reflect on the relationship between primary and secondary care and consider where it is most appropriate to treat patients in a range of different circumstances.


Year 5

It will include student assistantships, a specialist placement and a focus on acute medicine.

Edge HIll Medicine Entry Requirements

GCSE

Grade 6 (B) in Biology, Chemistry, English Language and Mathematics. 


GCSE Double Science Awards, at Grades 6-6 or B-B or above.

A Levels

AAA.


Must include Chemistry & Biology If A* in Biology/Chemistry, 3rd subject can be a B

IB

36 points or more to include three subjects at higher level, with at least 6 points in Biology, 6 points in Chemistry and one other subject, plus three further subjects at standard level with a minimum of 5 points each;

Scottish Higher

AAAAB or above taken in a single sitting and including Biology, Chemistry and three other subjects;

Scottish Advanced

AAA in Biology, Chemistry and one other subject

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Edge Hill University Medicine Admission Tests

UCAT

Yes

How Does Edge Hill Medical School Look At The UCAT?


Applicants who meet the UCAT threshold will be invited to interview. 


Band 4 SJT = rejection.

BMAT

No

GAMSAT

No

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Course Information

Graduate Entry

No

Intercalation

Not specified

See website

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Edge Hill University Medical School Work Experience

It is not stated whether the university look for work experience or not. However it is preferred to have a commitment to Medicine by showing an interest.

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Edge Hill Medical School Personal Statement

The university likes students to show a caring and empathetic nature with a wide range of qualities suitable for a career in Medicine. Although, more recently it is not commonly used.

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Does This Medical School Have A Gateway or Foundation Year?

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Description

A good option for students who live in the North West of England with potential. If you meet a specific set of widening participation criteria and grades, you may be able to join a six-year integrated version of this programme, MBChB Medicine with Foundation Year, where you will complete a Foundation Year before progressing onto the MBChB Medicine degree (if you meet requirements)

Criteria

  • A Levels: BBB inc. biology and chemistry

  • GCSEs: You will also need at least five GCSEs at Grade B or Grade 6 or above (or equivalent) at the time of application, including Biology, Chemistry, English Language and Mathematics. GCSE Double Science Awards, at Grades 6-6 or B-B or above, will also be accepted in lieu of separate GCSEs in Biology and Chemistry.

  • UCAT: Required

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Edge Hill Medical School Interview

Type

- Number of stations: 8 

- Length of each station: 7 minutes 

- Preparation time before each station: 3 minutes

Dates

Edge Hill Medical School Interview Dates: December to February

Topics

Edge Hill Medical School Interview Questions / Topics

  • Understanding and motivation for wanting to join the MBChB programme at Edge Hill University

  • Verbal communication skills

  • Integrity/probity; - Teamwork/leadership

  • Empathy and compassion

  • Awareness of current health challenges

  • Ethical awareness; - 

  • Awareness of self and others

  • Prioritisation/decision making

  • Interpretation of data

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Contact Details

Edge Hill Medical School Contact Details

Address: Edge Hill University, St Helens Road, Lancashire, L39 4QP

Telephone: +44(0)1695 575171

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