Aim of the Curriculum
The aim of the MBBS course is to produce graduates with the essential knowledge, understanding, skills and attitudes required to practise medicine competently and professionally in a patient-centred, multi-professional environment and to equip them for a career of life-long learning and professional development.
Overview of the Curriculum
The MBBS curriculum is organised as follows:
|Core Curriculum Clinical Sciences||Year 1|
|Transitional Year||Year 2|
|Penultimate Year||Year 3|
|Final Year||Year 4|
|Student Selected Components||Years 1, 2 and 4|
Structure of the Academic Year
The curriculum is taught within a traditional academic year structure, starting in September. Year 1 is delivered through Problem Based Learning. Year 2 is organised around both Problem Based Learning and three clinical blocks. Year 3 is organised around four eleven-week clinical placement blocks. Year 4, for reasons concerned with the required overall length of the course, is a period of intensive clinical experience up to the point that eligible students enter their clinical finals assessment.
Further details can be found within the academic path
- The MBBS programme is not credit-rated.
- The MBBS is a Level 7 qualification.