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Medical Sciences

Entry requirements


UCAS Tariff

96-104

Must include Science qualifications

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subject

Medical sciences

**Overview**

Our Medical Sciences degree is primarily designed as a route into Medicine for students who wish to become medical doctors.

Over three years you'll gain a science degree with a clinical focus. In the first two years you'll develop essential foundations in areas such as cell biology, pharmacology, human anatomy and disease prevention. In the third year there's an emphasis on public health and disease prevention diagnosis and treatment.

At Worcester we focus on medical sciences career development throughout the course. Staff from both scientific and clinical fields support you to develop key transferable skills, whilst enhancing your understanding of the healthcare industry. Preparing you for a range of career options and in particular for progression to graduate entry Medicine, either at our Three Counties Medical School or elsewhere.

**Key features**

- Excellent preparation for progression to professional healthcare programmes, in particular graduate entry Medicine

- You'll gain knowledge and practical experience of the science behind medicine in the context of current research. Such as an understanding of human health and the causes, prevention and treatment of disease

- New laboratories and specialist equipment - an inspiring environment for you to gain practical skills and to develop research ideas

- In Year 2 you'll take a module to prepare you for the Graduate Medical School Admissions Test (GAMSAT)

- Taught by internationally recognised scientists

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£13,100
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

University of Worcester

Department:

School of Science and the Environment

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What students say


How do students rate their degree experience?

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Anatomy, physiology & pathology

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Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

99%
UK students
1%
International students
38%
Male students
62%
Female students
85%
2:1 or above
0%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

D
B
B

After graduation


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Anatomy, physiology & pathology

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

97%
low
Employed or in further education
100%
high
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

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