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BMBS Graduate Medicine

University of Southampton
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Course UCAS code: A101
Qualification type:
  • BMBS, Full-time , Duration: 4 Years
Course Summary:
Our four-year Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery degree course (BM4) is aimed at students who already have a degree in another subject. It allows you to draw on your existing knowledge, skills, understanding and life experiences to provide the first step in a rewarding medical career. You will study a range of science and social sciences disciplines, giving you the knowledge, understanding and clinical practice to equip you for a huge variety of medical careers including a physician, surgeon, general practitioner or clinical scientist. Our stimulating, open and supportive environment will prepare you for becoming a competent practitioner in a modern, changing health service, with the capability to follow your chosen career in a range of healthcare settings including the NHS. Our research-led education is informed by our world-leading academics and will help you develop the skills, professional attitudes and behaviours that you will need as a newly qualified doctor, scholar, professional and practitioner. You will be encouraged to link your knowledge and understanding across disciplines, integrating the theory and practice of medicine. You will gain clinical experience from the outset, with full-time clinical attachments taking place after Christmas in year two. Applicants will first need to meet the minimum entry requirements as detailed on our website, and all applicants are required to take the UK Clinical Aptitude Test (UCAT). Following graduation you will be able to provisionally register with the General Medical Council and apply for Foundation Training posts that will enable you to pursue a wide range of career pathways.
Core modules: Year one: Clinical Medicine 1, Foundations of Medicine 1, Integration of Knowledge 1; Year two: Clinical Medicine 2, Foundations of Medicine 2, Integration of Knowledge 2, Medicine, Surgery and Primary Care; Year three: Acute Care, Child Health, Clinical Ethics and Law, Obstetrics and Gynaecology/Genitourinary Medicine, Psychiatry, Specialty Weeks (Dermatology, Head and Neck, Neurology and Ophthalmology); Year four: Assessments, Assistantship, Elective, Medicine, Personal Professional Development, Primary Medical Care, Student Selected Unit 4, Surgery.
Assessment Methods:
A range of assessment methods. Coursework will include: essays, reports, posters and presentations. Examinations will include: written tests and tests of clinical performance.
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15 October

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The University of Southampton is a fantastic university which undertakes world-class research and amazing teaching. I have experienced first-hand the enthusiasm and passion of my lecturers and seminar tutors. The campus is particularly brilliant due to the large number of facilities based directly on campus such as the GP, Costa, Banking etc. In addition, the campus is incredibly green and is filled with nature and animals. The pastoral care is also very good and so it is easy to feel welcome at this institution.

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Undergraduate Admissions - Faculty of Medicine:
Tel. 023 8059 4408
Email. [email protected]

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    I have really enjoyed my time settling into the university, and they're providing me with a wide range of opportunities for preparing me for when I pass and get into work. My only current issue is all the clubs I want to join occur on the same night.!!
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    I thought it was a very good experience in that meeting people was very easy and there's a variety of different poeple to meet and make friends with. It's a lovely place to live and study in.
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