Medical Schools

Manchester

Medicine at University of Manchester Medical School

Overview of The University of Manchester Medical School

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The University of Manchester is one of the largest single-site universities in the UK, with 40,000 students from almost every country in the world. With world-leading research and social responsibility at its heart, Manchester is a place to innovate, to lead and to make a difference. The University of Manchester formed from the merger of Victoria University of Manchester and UMIST in 2004, which created the largest single-site university in the UK.

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Course Structure of Manchester Medicine

The Manchester Medical School Curriculum is as follows: 


Year 1 and Year 2 

During Years 1 and 2, you will be mostly based on The University of Manchester's Oxford Road campus, with visits to centres of excellence for clinical medicine, community settings and teaching hospitals across the north north-west. 


Year 3 

From the beginning of Year 3 until the end of your final year, you will learn primarily though clinical placements organised around our Health Education Zones that comprise four base hospitals and their associated teaching hospitals and community placements. 


Year 4 

Year 4 will broaden your clinical learning across the medical specialties, offering immersion in new clinical placements with supervision and teaching by specialty experts. 


Year 5 

The final year of the course will prepare you for your final university exams, national assessments such as the Prescribing Safety Assessment and, for your role as a foundation year doctor in the NHS, the year is your preparation for practice.

Manchester University Medicine Entry Requirements

GCSE

Seven GCSEs at grade A (7) or A* (8+). English Language, Mathematics and at least two science subjects are required at GCSE minimum grade B (6). If Dual Award Science or Core and Additional Science are offered, the minimum required is BB (66).

A Levels

AAA. 


Must include chemistry or biology

IB

37 points are required overall (to include core points) with at least 766 at higher level. If Maths and English Language are not offered as part of the Diploma, they should be offered at GCSE or IGCSE at grade B (6) or above. University of Manchester Medical School Requirements for major subjects must include Chemistry or Biology, plus another science (one from Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Psychology or Mathematics) and one further subject at higher Level. We accept both Maths options as part of the Diploma.

Scottish Higher

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