Medical Schools


Medicine at University of Newcastle Medical School

Overview of Newcastle Medical School


Newcastle University is a prestigious world-leading university, dedicated to leading the way in innovation, creativity, and excellence. It seeks to find solutions to some of the world’s greatest challenges, to pioneer new ways of thinking, and to provide students with the high-quality learning experience they need to start changing the world. Its campus is at the heart of a lively and cosmopolitan student city, famous for its arts and culture, sport, shopping and nightlife.


Newcastle Medicine Course Structure

The Newcastle University Medicine programme uses a modern and innovative integrated case-led teaching approach, and you'll be taught in a vibrant learning environment. Medicine at Newcastle University provide case-led teaching, which means using clinical cases to help you make the links between your new knowledge and clinical practice. Years 1 and 2 In Years 1 and 2 you'll study key subject areas including medical sciences, clinical skills, ethics and professionalism. You'll cover a series of twenty-four clinical cases to put your learning into context and provide you with the essentials of medical practice. Years 3 to 5 In years 3 to 5 you'll gain clinical experience through placements in Newcastle’s clinical base units across the region. You'll undergo a series of rotations, clerkships, assistantships and placements that cover all relevant areas of medicine and surgery.

Newcastle Medical School Entry Requirements


Not used if academic criteria for A Levels are met

A Levels


Resits acceptable if score increases


A minimum of 38 points including minimum of grade 5 in all subjects.

Scottish Higher

- AAAAA at Higher Grade 

- Scottish qualifications can be taken in more than one sitting.

Scottish Advanced

AA at Advanced Higher Grade.