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Edge Hill University

Medicine with Foundation Year (6 years)

UCAS Code: A110

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery - MB ChB

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,B

These must include Biology and Chemistry and one other subject. While Biology and Chemistry are both required at Grade B or above, where Grade A or A* is achieved in either Biology or Chemistry (or both Biology and Chemistry), the third A Level subject will be accepted at Grade C or above. A Levels in General Studies, Critical Reasoning, Citizenship and Key Skills will not be accepted.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

32

To include Chemistry and Biology at higher level, one other subject at higher level and three standard level subjects. Each subject must be passed with a minimum of 5 points.

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Course option

6.0years

Full-time | 2021

Subject

Pre-clinical medicine

The Foundation Year for Medicine is aimed at students from the North West of England who have the potential and aspiration to become doctors. It is for anyone who has studied the A levels required for entry onto our MBChB medical programme but whose background may mean it is less likely that they will be able to meet the academic entry requirements for direct entry onto the MBChB. You must meet certain widening participation criteria to be eligible to apply.

The programme focuses on academic achievement in medical sciences, together with the development of leadership, management and communication skills and an understanding of public health. Opportunities for clinical and community learning will be supported by work experience, voluntary work or work shadowing, to develop an understanding of the people within the local community where care is provided.

Please note, this Foundation Year does not normally lead to an award or qualification in its own right, however successful completion of the Foundation Year at the required pass mark enables progression onto the MBChB Medicine programme at Edge Hill University. It is anticipated that the first intake to this integrated six-year course will be for September 2020 entry. However this is subject to GMC approval. Please see our website for further details.

Modules

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Assessment methods

During the Foundation Year, you will be assessed through a combination of reflective essays, case-based assignments, Observed Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs) and multiple choice examinations.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Ormskirk (Main Campus)

Department:

Medical School

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