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Medicine, BMBS

  • Application Deadline
  • 60 months
University rank #151 (ARWU) Exeter, United Kingdom
With the Medicine course at The University of Exeter you will have clinical experience from the first month of the programme in a variety of locations; hospitals, General Practice and the wider health community
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The five-year Medicine course at The University of Exeter draws on the strength of our partnership with the NHS in Devon and Cornwall to provide a unique learning experience in healthcare. It develops skills for lifelong learning and the professional attitudes that you will need throughout your medical career. The importance of a multi-professional perspective is a key component.

Clinical placements

You will gain placement experience throughout your studies. In the later years of the programme you will be immersed in the clinical environment with extensive opportunities for learning from patients as you move through the pathways of the patient care programme.

The community placements provide experience of the multi-professional nature of medicine and the importance of the healthcare team.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 60 months
  • Credits
    625 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Medicine 
  • Clinical Pathways
  • Preparation for Medical Practice

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • A-Level: AAA - GCE AL Biology and Chemistry at grade A
  • IB : 36/666: IB Biology and Chemistry at HL6
  • All applicants are required to have taken either the UCAT Test or the GAMSAT Test.Candidates applying with an existing degree, or if it will be more than two full academic years (September to August) since you completed your A levels or equivalent qualifications when you enter the BMBS programme, will be required to sit the Graduate Medical School Admissions Test (GAMSAT). Applications will be sorted according to the GAMSAT overall score.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    35750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35750 GBP per year and a duration of 60 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 60 months.
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Channel Islands and Isle of Man students: £35,750 per year

Living costs for Exeter

  • 649 - 1090 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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