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Medicine with Foundation Year (6 years)

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 | 2022

Subject

Pre-clinical medicine

The MBChB Medicine with Foundation Year is an integrated 6-year programme where you will complete a Foundation Year before progressing onto our MBChB Medicine degree, subject to passing all assessments and meeting course requirements. The information below describes the Foundation Year only. The curriculum for the subsequent five years is as outlined for MBChB Medicine.

The MBChB Medicine with Foundation Year 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 needed to join our MBChB Medicine degree but whose background may mean it is less likely that they will be able to meet the academic requirements for direct entry. You must satisfy certain widening participation criteria to be eligible to apply.

The programme prepares you for the rigours of studying medicine, with a curriculum focused on health in the community. You will engage in disciplines such as health systems and public health, sciences for medicine, and working in multi-disciplinary teams in health care. Personal and professional development, including communication and interpersonal skills, is another key strand of the programme. The course has professionalism as core and integrated throughout the programme. Opportunities for clinical and community learning will be supported by work experience, voluntary work or work shadowing to develop your 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.etails.

Modules

Please visit our website for information on available modules.

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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