60 months
36800 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Medicine degree at University of Bristol is the primary medical qualification and is recognised by the General Medical Council.

Visit the official programme website for more information


On this Medicine degree at University of Bristol you will learn about the art, science and craft of medicine through:

  • early clinical exposure in hospital, community and primary care settings;
  • a blend of lectures, case-based learning and practical work;
  • state-of-the-art anatomy facilities including cadaveric prosections;
  • inter-professional working with students of nursing, pharmacy and physiotherapy;
  • integration of basic science and clinical learning throughout the course;
  • a substantial student choice programme to explore personal interests in more detail and to experience potential career options;
  • completion of a research project of your choice;
  • an exciting opportunity to study abroad as part of your final year elective;
  • a final year that is constructed explicitly to prepare you for your first job as a foundation doctor.

Health and conduct

Certain health conditions may be incompatible with some careers in medicine. Further information can be found with our pre-course information, or you can contact our Occupational Health team.

If you have a chronic health condition please contact the enquiries team for guidance on making an application.

We have excellent support services available including Disability Services, student health and student counselling.

Medical students must complete a health questionnaire and undergo a medical examination. Non-immune students must be immunised against hepatitis B and tuberculosis.


General Medical Council (GMC)

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Foundations of Medicine   
  • Systems Case  - Musculoskeletal   
  • Systems Case  - Cardiovascular   
  • Systems Case  - Respiratory  
  • Systems Case  - Gastrointestinal   
  • Systems Case  - Urinary   
  • Systems Case  - Nervous System & Psychology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines


600 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • AAA including Chemistry and either Biology, Physics or Mathematics. Graduates are required to obtain a 2:1 in their degree plus ABB at A-level, including A in Chemistry and B in either Biology, Physics or Mathematics.
  • 36 points overall with 18 at Higher Level, including 6, 6 at Higher Level in Chemistry and one of Biology, Physics or Mathematics (either Analysis and Approaches or Applications and Interpretations)
  • Requirements for principal subjects are as for A-level, where D1/ D2 is A*, D3 is A, M1/ M2 is B, and M3 is C.

Access to HE Diploma in Science, Biomedical/ Medical/ Health Science or Psychology (or similar titles). The 45 graded Level 3 credits must include:
  • at least 30 credits at Distinction and 15 at Merit or above; and
  • at least 15 credits from Chemistry, at least 12 of which must be at Distinction; and
  • at least 15 credits from one of Biology, Physics or Mathematics, at least 12 of which must be at Distinction

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    36800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36800 GBP per year during 60 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 60 months.
  • Channel Islands and Isle of Man students: £9,250 per year

Living costs for Bristol

750 - 1260 GBP /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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