MBChB Medicine (6 years including foundation year) / Overview
Year of entry: 2023
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- Degree awarded
- 6 years
- Typical A-level offer
AAA (including specific subjects)
- Typical contextual A-level offer
AAB (including specific subjects)Find out more about contextual admissions.
- Refugee/care-experienced offer
Applicants who have been in local authority care for more than three months or have refugee status may be eligible for an offer two grades below the standard requirements.Find out more about contextual admissions.
- Typical International Baccalaureate offer
36 points are required overall to include core points with at least 666 at higher level.
If Maths and English Language are not offered as part of the Diploma, they should be offered at GCSE or IGCSE at grade B (6) or above. We accept both Mathematics options as part of the Diploma.
Higher level subjects should include subject combinations that would be unsuitable for admission to the 5 year MBChB.
- Number of places/applicants
- How to apply
- Apply through UCAS .
- Sustainable Development Goals
Find out how this course aligns to the UN Sustainable Development Goals, including learning which relates to:
- Goal 3: Good health and well-being
- Goal 9: Industry, innovation and infrastructure
- Goal 15: Life on land
- Spend a year preparing for the five-year Medicine MBChB course if you do not have the appropriate science qualifications for direct entry.
- Gain the knowledge and clinical skills required to train as a doctor and become eligible to apply for provisional registration with the General Medical Council.
- Study at a university ranked 8th in the UK for Medicine, according to the QS World University Rankings 2020.
- Have the opportunity to intercalate during your degree.
Attending an open day is a great way to find out what studying at Manchester is like. Find out about our upcoming open days .
Tuition fees for home students commencing their studies in September 2023 are £9,250. Tuition fees for international students, including EU, will be £34,500 for years 0, 1 and 2 of study. Clinical tuition fees (years 3-5) are charged at the future rate which is applicable when you enter Year 3. Clinical fees for students entering Year 3 in 2023 will be £56,000. These fees are subject to change with inflation each year.
Further finance information can be found on our student finance page .
Policy on additional costs
All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).
UN Sustainable Development Goals
The 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are the world's call to action on the most pressing challenges facing humanity. At The University of Manchester, we address the SDGs through our research and particularly in partnership with our students.
Led by our innovative research, our teaching ensures that all our graduates are empowered, inspired and equipped to address the key socio-political and environmental challenges facing the world.
To illustrate how our teaching will empower you as a change maker, we've highlighted the key SDGs that our courses address.
Goal 3: Good health and well-being
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
Goal 9: Industry, innovation and infrastructure
Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
Goal 15: Life on land
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss
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