Medicine Master

University of Manchester
En Manchester (Inglaterra)

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  • Master
  • Manchester (Inglaterra)
  • Duración:
    5 Semesters

The Manchester medicine programme educates, trains and prepares students for practice in the healthcare systems of today and the future. Upon graduation, you will be able to apply knowledge, intellectual and practical skills to understand and manage the complex healthcare needs of individuals and society, while developing the resilience to meet the demands of changing healthcare environments. We are the largest medical school in the UK with over 2200 undergraduate medical students.

We use a wide variety of teaching and learning methods but the key Manchester approach is the study of themed case discussions in small groups where students are proactive learners. This is supported throughout the course by lectures, practical classes (including anatomy dissection) and clinical experience. Our course integrates science and clinical learning so you are able to...

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10 octubre 2016
Oxford Road, M13 9PL, Greater Manchester, Inglaterra
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¿Qué aprendes en este curso?

English Language
Office IT
Medical School
Medical training
NHS Training
Ms Office
GCSE Physics

We warmly welcome applications from students studying the Key Skills qualification. However, as the opportunities to take these modules are not open to all applicants, currently this is not an essential requirement of the University.


The best way to get a feel for what it's like to study at Manchester Medical School is to come and visit us on one of the our open days

Major subjects must include Chemistry, plus Biology, Physics or Mathematics, plus one further academic subject. Any sciences not offered at Higher Level (HL) must be taken at Standard Level (SL) or at GCSE; or a referee's statement confirming proficiency at intermediate level in one unexamined science subject is accepted.
37 points are required overall to include core points with at least 766 at HL including Chemistry and minimum 555 at SL. If Maths and English Language are not offered as part of the Diploma, they should be offered at GCSE or IGCSE at grade B or above.
The English Language course taken/to be taken in the IB must be clarified with the Medicine Admissions Office prior to application.
If you are offering the Irish Leaving Certificate, you may only apply to the Medicine 6 year Foundation Master course (A104). You must have achieved the required grades before application. Please contact us for further information.
We require grades AAAAB. Grades should be achieved in the same sitting at first attempt. English language and any science subject (Maths, Physics, Chemistry or Biology) not taken at Higher/Advanced Higher must have been achieved at SCQF level 5 (National 5, Intermediate II or Standard Grade Credit level grade 2 or above).
Applicants also need Scottish Advanced Highers in addition to Scottish Highers, so please check the entry requirements for those qualifications also.
Grades AAA are required in one of the following combinations:
Three Advanced Highers, including Chemistry; one other subject from Mathematics, Biology, or Physics; plus one other rigorous subject; or
Two Advanced Highers, plus one A2-level subject (subjects as above); or
Two Advanced Highers, plus one new Higher (subjects to include Chemistry at Advanced Higher, plus one other science at Advanced Higher, and a further rigorous subject).
You will also need Scottish Highers in addition to Scottish Advanced Highers, so please check the entry requirements for those qualifications also.
You should pass the Welsh bachelorccalaureate Advanced Diploma including two science A2 levels at AA grades. Chemistry A2 level is essential at minimum grade A.
You must offer Maths ('five periods' or 'eight periods') plus one science subject and one science option. One of these must be Chemistry.
We require an overall final result of 82% including 8.4 in Chemistry.
We are particularly interested if you are applying from countries without medical schools or from countries with insufficient training facilities.

If you are from within the European Union (EU), you are considered 'home' students. Those with broad bachelorsed EU qualifications for example, Polish Matura, French bachelorccalaureate, Italian Esame Di Stato, Irish Leaving Certificate, etc., are normally considered for the Master Foundation course
If you are from outside the EU, you should offer international GCSE examinations and A2 Levels or International bachelorccalaureate. If you are applying as a graduate, we do not consider graduate applicants with degrees gained outside of the EU.
Manchester Medical School has 28 international places available for entry in 2016 entry. Short-listed candidates are required to attend an interview. Interviews are held in Manchester, Singapore and Malaysia in January/February, and in Mauritius in March each year.

Please contact the Admissions Office
for further details prior to application.
We do not accept BTEC Diplomas for application.
We will consider applicants taking one of the following Access to Medicine courses in one year:
College of West Anglia, King's Lynn: Access to Medicine and Dentistry
The Manchester College: Access to Medicine
Sussex Downs College, Lewes: Access to Medicine
Stafford College and New College, Telford: Access to Higher Education (Medicine and Health Professionals)
We do not accept the following:
Access to Medicine courses to top up A-Levels
Degree results that do not meet our normal requirements
An Access to Medicine qualification with science A-Levels or with Biomedical Science related degrees
Access to Science
Access to Health
For further details please contact the admissions team.
The 14-19 specialist diplomas are currently not accepted in lieu of A levels.
If you have followed a non-standard educational route and have been, for example, educated at home, your application will be considered against the standard entry criteria of the course to which you applied. You will be required to demonstrate that you meet the academic entry requirements as specified for the course. We will also require a reference which should be written by somebody who knows you well enough, in an official capacity, to write about you and your suitability for higher education. Please refer to UCAS for further information: UCAS reference guidelines

Applications from graduates are welcome for this course. Undergraduates should be in their final years. All should have achieved or be predicted at least a 2:1 degree and should have achieved minimum BBB at their first attempt at A2 to include grade B in Chemistry. We do not accept A2 re-sits from graduates. Graduate applicants must offer at A Level, Chemistry, a second science plus another academic subject.
The GCSE and A2-level results of those who have moved straight from school to university are taken into account. We would expect to see that the sciences, Chemistry, Biology, and Physics offered at either GCSE or AS. Dual Award Science or Core and Additional Science are acceptable as detailed in our GCSE requirements.
If there was a gap between leaving school and starting university, applicants must contact the Admissions Office by letter before completing the UCAS form.
We do not offer a fast track course for graduates but accept students on to year 3 of the five year course from:
St Andrews University, Scotland: Around 90 graduates annually from the 3 year bachelorchelor of Medical Sciences Honours degree. Application is via St Andrews University
International Medical University, Malaysia; a small number of graduates annually from their 2-year, 6 months phase 1 programme in medical sciences. Application is via IMU.

Dental graduates

The School offers a small number of places for dental graduates with FDS, MFDs or MDF who are planning a career in Oral Maxillofacial Surgery and have full registration with the General Dental Council. If you wish to apply, you are required to have full MDF, MFDS, or FDS at the time of application. Application is via UCAS
for A106 point of entry 3. UKCAT, Maths at minimum Grade B in GCSE and English Language requirements apply.
You must have one of the following qualifications in English language:
GCSE at grade B or above
Cambridge Syndicate: grade B or above in the Certificate of Proficiency, Advanced Certificate in English or IGCSE First Language
International English Language Testing Service (IELTS) with a minimum average score of seven and with not less than seven in any one component taken at the same sitting
A score of 5 as part of the International bachelorccalaureate diploma

Please contact the Medicine Admissions Office
for guidance on requirements, if you wish to offer a TOEFL qualification or International bachelorccalaureate.
Some English language test results are only valid for two years. Your English language test report must be valid on the start date of the course.
We require voluntary caring work experience that does not need to be in a clinical setting. Shadowing doctors in a hospital/GP setting is not essential or considered to be a substitute for voluntary caring work experience
Application and selection
Please note there are no places left on this course for 2016 entry and therefore it will not enter clearing. 

Please ensure that you refer to the application process
before making your application through UCAS
for this course. You will need to choose from two options, which hospital sector you wish to attend in your clinical teaching years (3 to 5). There is also further guidance on the application process which be may be useful to you when writing your application. 
We are pleased to receive applications from non-traditional applicants who are taking either A Levels or an Access to Medicine course.
We only consider Access to Medicine full-time courses from the College of West Anglia, The Manchester College, Sussex Downs College and Stafford College and New College, Telford.
United Kingdom Clinical Aptitude Test

Applicants are required to sit the United Kingdom Clinical Aptitude Test
(UKCAT). Please note that the result is valid for one application cycle only. If applicants are reapplying, they must resit UKCAT.

Further information, specific to the University of Manchester, is detailed in our application process
Fitness to practise / health requirements

All offers of a place are subject to satisfactory health screening.  The health screening is bachelorsed upon the Higher Education Occupational Physicians/Practitioners (HEOPS) standards of medical fitness to train for medical students.

A potential student may be concerned that their health or disability may affect their ability to fulfil the competency standards of the course.  Any such applicants are encouraged to contact the University Occupational Health and/or The Disability Advisory and Support Service at an early stage in order to explore the situation in depth and consider the feasibility of making reasonable adjustments.  Hopefully the process will prove helpful to the student in deciding whether to pursue an application.
The health screening requires the completion of a detailed health questionnaire by the applicant and their General Practitioner and also an appointment with the University's Occupational Health Department.  In order to be admitted and continue on the programme, students must be deemed as medically fit for both practice and theory by the Occupational Health Department.  You will be required to comply with any viral screening as requested by the Department of Health.
General enquiries about health screening should be addressed to Student Occupational Health, Tel +44 (0)161 275 2858, Fax +44 (0)161 275 3137

Occupational Health Service (The University of Manchester)

Please see also the Procedure for Admission to Courses Requiring Medical Fitness Assessment
You will be required, as part of the non-academic conditions of your offer, to provide a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and bachelorrring Service (DBS) check. In the UK, this takes the form of an Enhanced Level search by the Disclosure and bachelorrring Service (DBS).
Regulations and record systems in other countries vary. Overseas applicants are encouraged to contact our admissions team. Anyone who considers it possible that a criminal record or other disclosure may reveal any offence must write to the Admissions Coordinator for Undergraduate Medical Admissions with full details before applying.
All applicants are advised to read the following document:

DBS information
(PDF, 150 KB)
We welcome applications from students who wish to defer entry to the following year and encourage candidates to use their gap year imaginatively.
We consider re-sit applications, if you have achieved AAB in your previous A2 examinations, with exams taken at the same sitting after no more than 2 years of study. The A2 subjects previously achieved at AAB should include Chemistry and a second science.
In order to ensure a level playing field for all applicants, re-sit applicants will only be considered in exceptional circumstances.
Re-sit applicants must acknowledge and reflect on the need to re-sit in their personal statement, as this forms a key part of the assessment process for re-sit applicants. Information on any extenuating circumstances with supporting evidence from school/college/GP should be provided.
You will also be required to re-take UKCAT and shortlisted candidates will be required to attend an interview.
We would normally require re-sit applicants to achieve A*AA in their final aggregated results with A* achieved in the subject re-taken.
If you have applied to us before, any subsequent application should provide updated information on your suitability for the course. If you were rejected before interview, we may consider a re-application, however you must contact the Admissions Office before completing your UCAS form.
We would normally re-consider applicants who were rejected by us after interview the previous year. We would require re-applicants to continue with their work experience and would also expect to see a material difference in their application from the previous year.
If you were offered a place and either declined our offer or were unable to meet any of our non-academic conditions for the specified year of entry, we are unable to consider you for entry to a subsequent year.
All re-applicants must retake UKCAT and provide updated information that refers to the initial application and chronicles subsequent events.
Applicants applying with achieved qualifications must explain in their personal statement what they are doing during the gap year.
Due to the highly integrated structure of the degree course, we do not grant exemptions from subjects. Transfers from other courses are not considered. If you feel that you have embachelorrked on the wrong course elsewhere, and who wish to be considered for entry to Manchester Medical School, you should withdraw from that course before submitting an application. We do not consider applications from students who have started a medical course elsewhere.
Course details

5th Year of Study Onwards

Currently the NHS Business Services Authority pays the cost of undergraduate medicine tuition fees, and a means-tested amount of funding to help with day to day living expenses, to eligible students who are in their fifth year of study onwards and who are ordinarily resident in England. If you move to England from Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland primarily for the purpose of undertaking a full-time course of education, you will not normally be classed as being ordinarily resident in England for NHS Bursary

If you reside in Wales
, Scotland
or Northern Ireland
, broadly comparable arrangements will apply, but you will need to consult the relevant national authority for details as NHS Student Bursaries will not be able to administer your funding.

Visit our Student Finance
pages to find out about the financial support that may be available to you.
During Years 1 and 2 you will be bachelorsed mostly in the Stopford Building on the University of Manchester's Oxford Road campus. The Stopford Building is home to the Manchester Medical School and contains facilities such as the anatomy dissection room, the Consultation Skills Learning Centre, and IT clusters and a dedicated library for Years 1 and 2 medical students.

Consultation Skills Learning Centre

The Consultation Skills Learning Centre is a purpose-built facility designed to teach medical students core skills. The Centre houses 24 dedicated consultation rooms designed to replicate hospital outpatient departments and GP surgeries. The consultation rooms contain bachelorsic medical equipment for practical skills sessions which can be filmed by built-in cameras so you can watch yourself in action for personal reflection and to allow observation by tutors for feedbachelorck. The aim is to provide as realistic environment as possible to allow you to develop communication skills, learn how to take medical histories and undertake simple physical examinations of simulated patients.

Video: Consultation Skills Learning Centre

Stopford Library

The University Library has an extensive collection of printed and online medical resources. The main collection of books on medicine is housed within in the University's Main Library; however, books for Years 1 and 2 medical students are also located in the Stopford Library.

Health Education Zones

During Years 3 to 5 you will spend your time learning in clinical placements in the Health Education Zones:

Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust 

University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust

Gallery: Teaching facilities at each Health Education Zone

Innovative learning

The School embraces the move towards mobile learning and was the first medical school in Europe to provide its third year students with iPads as an aid to learning. We have also been awarded Distinguished Programme Status by Apple.

See: Innovative learning
Practical support and advice for current students and applicants is available from the Disability Support Office
At the end of the undergraduate course you will receive your MB ChB (or equivalent) 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. Provisional registration is time limited to a maximum of three years and 30 days (1125 days in total). After this time period your provisional registration will normally expire.
Provisionally registered doctors can only practise in approved Foundation Year 1 posts: the law does not allow provisionally registered doctors to undertake any other type of work. To obtain a Foundation Year 1 post you will need to apply during the final year of your undergraduate course through the UK Foundation Programme Office selection scheme, which allocates these posts to graduates on a competitive bachelorsis. So far, all suitably qualified UK graduates have found a place on the Foundation Year 1 programme, but this cannot be guaranteed, for instance if there were to be an increased number of competitive...
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