Medical Schools

Lincoln

Medicine at University of Lincoln Medical School

Overview of University of Lincoln Medical School

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This five-year Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery (BMBS) Medicine degree aims to develop students into practising doctors. Upon graduation, students will be eligible to register provisionally with the General Medical Council (GMC) and begin work as a doctor on the UK Foundation Programme. Students will be registered with the University of Nottingham and upon successful completion will receive a University of Nottingham degree award. All applications for medicine at Lincoln University 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. The University of Lincoln has embarked on an exciting collaboration with the University of Nottingham to offer medical education in Lincolnshire. Students can now apply to study medicine at Nottingham University BMBS degree based in Lincoln, taught by academic staff from both universities. On all of the degree programmes the educational objectives are the same, namely to acquire the knowledge, skills and behaviour to allow a student to graduate with the Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery (BMBS) degree and be eligible to practise as a new doctor on the UKFP foundation training programme.

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Course Structure at Lincoln University Medical School

The course is split into two phases: Early Phase: Students learn the skills and knowledge required to become a doctor and complete a research project leading to a BMedSci Later Phase: called the Clinical Phase, where students put their learning into practice on placements at hospitals and GP surgeries At Lincoln Medical School, you'll get the clinical skills you need for a successful career in medicine.

Lincoln Medical School Entry Requirements

GCSE

6 GCSEs at grade 7 (A) and a grade 6 (B) in English Language. These GCSEs must include Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Maths

A Levels

AAA. 


Must include biology or chemistry

IB

36 points - 6, 6, 6 at Higher Level including Biology and Chemistry, excluding core component.

Scottish Higher

-

Scottish Advanced

-

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Admission Tests for University of Lincoln Medical School

UCAT

Yes

How Does Lincoln Medical School Look At The UCAT?


At Lincoln, the UCAT is used in conjunction with GCSEs. Points were awarded for each section of the UCAT & SJT. Less competitive than Nottingham.

BMAT

No

GAMSAT

No

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Course Information

Graduate Entry

Duration: 4 years

Graduate Entry Medicine is designed specifically for graduates to prepare you for a successful career in medicine. You'll learn from world-leading researchers and clinicians to achieve your goals.

Intercalation

Optional

University of Lincoln Medicine does not offer intercalating as part of this course (where a student takes a year out of their medical studies to complete a second degree) as the BMedSci is integrated into the course structure. As a result, all students will complete a BMedSci degree as part of their course here.

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Work Experience for University of Lincoln Medical School

Applicants should complete regular work experience when applying for medicine. This can be: Volunteering in a care related setting Volunteering with disadvantaged groups Paid employment in a job working with the general public

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Personal Statement for University of Lincoln Medical School

The personal statement is read but not scored.

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Does This Medical School Have A Gateway or Foundation Year?

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Description

Lincoln Medical School also offers a six-year BMBS Medicine with a Foundation Year to widen access to medicine study. There is automatic progression onto the Nottingham BMBS degree if requirements are met. 

Criteria

  • A Levels: BBC, to include Biology (or Human Biology) and Chemistry at grade B (a pass is required in science practical tests, where assessed separately). The third grade can be in any subject except Citizenship Studies, Critical Thinking, General Studies and Global Perspectives. A Levels must be taken within a two-year period. Please note we do not accept A-Level resits.

  • International Baccalaureate: 28 points - 5, 5, 5 at Higher Level including Biology and Chemistry

  • GCSEs: Five GCSEs at grade 6 (B), to include Biology, Chemistry, and Physics (or science double or triple award); English language, and Maths. Applied Science, short course GCSEs or functional skills for English and Maths are not accepted.

  • English Language Requirements for International Applicants: IELTS 7.5 (no less than 7.0 in any element).

  • UCAT: SJT Band 4 = rejection

Work Experience: Applicants should complete regular work experience when applying for medicine.

This can be:

  • Volunteering in a care related setting

  • Volunteering with disadvantaged groups

  • Paid employment in a job working with the general public


As part of your application we usually ask for evidence of your work experience. This may include a description of the experience, dates for when it took place, and a reference contact. We usually send a form to candidates to complete during the application process.


If possible we'd advise that you speak to someone working in the NHS to ensure you are making an informed choice about your career in medicine. We expect you to demonstrate a commitment to caring for people and a realistic idea of what working as a doctor entails.


Any students considering a gap year should use their time constructively either by working or further preparing yourself for a future career in medicine.


You must also meet the following criteria:

  • The University of Nottingham's contextual admissions criteria 

  • Do not meet the entry requirements for the five-year Medicine course

  • Have not already attended university. Further details are available on the University of Nottingham's website:

  • See Nottingham's Gateway To Medicine Website for more informatiom

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Interview at University of Lincoln Medical School

Type

- Number of stations: 8 

- Currently online with two interviewers. 

- Length: 30-40 minutes

Dates

December to February. Offers sent between February and March

Topics

  • Role play

  • Communication and listening skills

  • An understanding of professional issues such as teamwork

  • Respect for patients and the contribution of those working in professions allied to medicine

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Contact Details

Address: School of Medicine, University of Nottingham, Medical School, Nottingham, NG7 2UH

Email: enquiries@lincoln.ac.uk - Telephone: +44 (0)1522 886644.