Medical Schools


Medicine at UCLAN Medical School

Overview of UCLAN Medical School


A limited number of places will be available for UK students. UCLAN School of Medicine and Dentistry will only accept UK applications from applicants resident in the North West of England or from students who are currently taking the UCLan BSc Medical Sciences Foundation Entry programme both at UCLan. The University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) undergraduate medical degree for self-funded and sponsored international (non-EU) students as well as a small number of UK students, is an innovative approach to medical education, with a state-of-the-art curriculum, co-designed with local patients and National Health Service (NHS) leaders.


Course Structure of UCLAN Medical School

During phase 1 (Years 1 and 2) of the MBBS, UCLan provide a strong foundation of scientific knowledge. In both years you will have community placements and will have a secondary care placement during Year 2. In Years 3 and 4 students will no longer be based in Preston but at one of our partner NHS Trusts in either East Lancashire or West Cumbria, where you will also spend one day per week at one of our regional campus sites for additional teaching. Between Years 4 and 5, you may have the opportunity to add a further period of study and undertake a master’s degree in research to enhance your CV and career opportunities.

UCLAN University Medicine Entry Requirements


If you are a UK applicant and do not have GCSE English Language grade B at point of application UCLan will offer an in-house English test in order for you to meet the requirements prior to interview.

A Levels



Higher level 36 points overall (to include Chemistry, an additional science subject and one other subject at Higher Level [HL]) and 3 at Standard level, at a minimum of 5 points each.

Scottish Higher


Scottish Advanced



Admissions Tests for UCLAN Medical School