Medicine MB ChB

Course Overview - Medicine MB ChB

Gain eligibility to apply for provisional registration as a doctor with the General Medical Council, with the skills, knowledge and clinical practice experience needed to diagnose and manage patients effectively.

This five-year programme enables you to gain a Primary Medical Qualification and to apply for provisional registration with the General Medical Council. With a focus on developing future doctors who have patient safety, reflection and professionalism at the core of their practice, the MBChB involves early and extensive clinical placements with a focus on community ...

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5 Years

Start Date



Ormskirk (Main Campus)

Course Address
St Helens Road
L39 4QP
United Kingdom

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Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

A level


Grades AAA at A Level are required. These must include Biology and Chemistry and one other subject. While Biology and Chemistry are both required at Grade A or above, where Grade A* is achieved in either Biology or Chemistry (or both Biology and Chemistry), the third A Level subject will be accepted at Grade B or above. A Levels in General Studies, Critical Reasoning, Citizenship and Key Skills will not be accepted. You must be aged 18 or above on the first day of the course. The programme will typically begin in mid-September although the exact date will vary for each academic year.

UCAS Tariff

Scottish Higher


Subjects have to be taken in a single sitting and including Biology, Chemistry and three other subjects.

Access to HE Diploma

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme


Pass Diploma with 36 points or more to include three subjects at higher level, with at least 6 points in Biology, 6 points in Chemistry and one other subject, plus three further subjects at standard level with a minimum of 5 points each. If you are studying International Baccalaureate Biology and/or International Baccalaureate Chemistry in combination with other A Level subjects, this can be accepted as long as 6 points at higher level are achieved in these subjects.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)


Three higher level subjects at Grade H1, including Biology, Chemistry and one other subject, and three at Grade H2, including English Language and Mathematics, taken in a single sitting.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

You will also need at least five GCSEs at Grade B or Grade 6 or above (or equivalent) at the time of application, including Biology, Chemistry, English Language and Mathematics. GCSE Double Science Awards, at Grades 6-6 or B-B or above, will also be accep

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England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland £9,250

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