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Medicine Degrees in the UK

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The education of healthcare providers is extremely important, as they are the very people who look after us when we need it the most. With an ever increasing world population, medical schools are working hard to make sure that their teaching is up to date, and provides medical students with the clinical skills they will need post-graduation.

A degree in medicine will give you the foundation knowledge needed to work as a doctor. You will study modules that focus heavily on the medical sciences, such as biology, biochemistry, physiology, anatomy and microbiology, among others. You will also take modules that allow you to look at the different areas of medicine, for example paediatrics or general practice.

Your degree will be delivered in a mixture of modes. These will include lectures and seminars, as well as practical and laboratory sessions. You will also be required to take part in a lengthy placement, where you will be given a chance to develop your practical skills, whilst gaining clinical experience. Generally, your placement will allow you to work in each area of medicine, to ensure you are well prepared for any medical career.

Study in the UK

The UK is a popular destination for international students who want to study abroad. With a wide range of universities offering a variety of courses, there are so many opportunities that students might not be able to find elsewhere. Each university will pride itself on offering high quality education from leading teaching professionals. A qualification gained in the UK will be well regarded across the globe, making an education in the UK a great investment in your future. As well as this, there are many highly ranked universities in the UK, around 17 of which are consistently appearing in the top 100 of the QS World University Rankings.

Medicine degrees in the UK in 2024

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Medicinal Chemistry (MChem, BSc) BSc (Hons), MChem (Hons)

Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Leeds United Kingdom

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Medicine BM BS

University of Kent United Kingdom

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Pharmacy Assistant UG:Diploma

International Career Institute United Kingdom

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Graduate Entry Medicine MBChB

University of Sheffield United Kingdom

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Medicine MBBS

University of East Anglia (UEA) United Kingdom

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Medicine MD

University of Bath United Kingdom

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Nutrition and Exercise as Medicine BSc (Hons)

University of Salford United Kingdom

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Medicine A100 Other UG Award

University of Birmingham United Kingdom

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Medicine MBChB

University of Sunderland United Kingdom

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Medicine BM BCh

University of Oxford United Kingdom

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