Medicine with Foundation Year (6 years) MB ChB

Course Overview - Medicine with Foundation Year (6 years) MB ChB

Join an integrated Foundation Year that enables you to gain an understanding of key concepts within the field of medicine and meet the required academic level to progress to our MBChB Medicine degree.

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 cer...

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6 Years

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Ormskirk (Main Campus)

Course Address
St Helens Road
L39 4QP
United Kingdom

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A level


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. 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.

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Scottish Higher

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International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme


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. 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)

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

Pearson BTEC Subsidiary Diploma (QCF)


Distinction in a single BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma or National Award is acceptable if BB at A level in Chemistry and Biology is obtained.

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