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Medicine (Nottingham and Derby pathway), BMedSci and BMBS

  • Application Deadline
  • 60 months
University rank #96 (QS) Lincoln, United Kingdom
Medicine (Nottingham and Derby pathway) degree offered at University of Nottingham will help you to be eligible to register provisionally with the General Medical Council (GMC) and begin work as a doctor on the UK Foundation Programme.


Medicine (Nottingham and Derby pathway) degree offered at University of Nottingham welcome international applicants. Your application will be processed and assessed separately but using the same procedures as home and EU applications. All international applicants will be expected to attend for interview in the UK.

A major feature of the third year is the supervised research project in an area that you find interesting. Past students have covered diverse topics such as brains and behaviour, drug action, medical education, medicine, surgery, and psychiatry. This project will lead to the award of BMedSci.

The Early Professional Development Module is taught throughout years one and two and includes: early clinical placements in primary and secondary care; clinical skills training; communication skills; professionalism; ethics and wellbeing and safe practice principles. On successful completion, you will progress to year three and spend the first half of the year completing a BMedSci research project of your choice, then move on to the clinical phases of the course.


At the end of the undergraduate course you will receive your Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (BMBS) degree, which is a primary medical qualification (PMQ). Holding a PMQ entitles you to provisional registration with the General Medical Council, subject only to its acceptance that there are no Fitness to Practise concerns that need consideration. After this time period your provisional registration will normally expire.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Scientific Basis of Medicine
  • Professional Basis of Medicine
  • Respiratory and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Muskuloskeletal and Trauma
  • Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Medicine
  • Renal
  • Endocrine and Reproduction
  • Central Nervous System
  • Research Methods
  • Honours Year Project
  • The Treatment and Prevention of Infection
  • Clinical Phase - Clinical Practice

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • 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.

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General Requirements

At least six GCSEs at grade 7 (A). If you are taking sciences as individual subjects (Triple Science) then 7(A) is required in biology and chemistry, plus one of either physics or maths passed to grade 7 (A) with the other being grade 6 (B) and a minimum of grade 6 (B) in English language. If you are taking the Double Science (or Combined Science), the requirement is 7,7 and maths and English language must both be passed at grade B (6). A pass is required in science practical tests, if assessed separately.

Tuition Fee

  • 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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Living costs for Lincoln

  • 660 - 1140 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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