Medical Schools

Edge Hill

Medicine at Edge Hill Medical School

Overview of Edge Hill Medical School


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.


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


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


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


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