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St Georges, University of London
Degree Type & Length: 5 Years
UCAS Code: A100
University Code: S49
Is UKCAT needed? If so, how is it assessed? Yes
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Places: 159
Academic entry requirement:

GCSE

Points 

416 points from the top eight subjects (equivalent to an average of grade A).

Subjects

Must include:
English Language (minimum grade B), Maths and Dual Award or the three separate sciences.

GCSE points system

A*

B

58

52

46

40

34

28

 

A Levels

Grades

AAAB
A level: AAA
AS level: B in a fourth subject

Subjects

A level: Three subjects to include Chemistry and/or Biology/Human Biology.
AS level: Four subjects to include Chemistry and Biology/Human Biology.
General Studies and Key Skills not accepted.
Mathematics and Further Mathematics (A level or AS level)  studied in combination can be considered.

 

Medical School Website: http://www.sgul.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/undergraduate-courses/medicine-mbbs
Medical School Contact Information: St George's, University of London
Cranmer Terrace
London SW17 0RE
020 8672 9944
Key attribute of medical institute: We have a long, illustrious history of training doctors, dating back more than 250 years. Among our alumni we can count some of the founding fathers of medicine. We are well known for our innovative approach to developing education and our graduates are really ready for the rigours and rewards of a challenging and changing profession.
Course Structure:

Year one

Delivery  

Weeks

Modules/placements

Taught

12

Broad introductory syllabus covering all modules, themes and teaching strands. First two days in each of the first ten weeks involve interprofessional education

Clinical  

 

Half day general practice and community visits

Taught  

5

Life Support Module (Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems)

Clinical  

2

Good Medical Practice Clinical Attachment (Paediatrics and Geriatrics, Medicine, Surgery)

Taught  

6

Life Maintenance Module (Endocrine and Alimentary Systems, Kidney and Body Fluids, Metabolism)

 Typical year one clinical sciences learning week

Monday     

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

 Friday

Case-based learning tutorial 

Expert tutorials

Anatomy

Anatomy and dissection room

Lectures

Lectures

Lectures

FREE

Clinical skills and communication

Small group tutorial

 Year two

Delivery  

Weeks

Modules/placements

Taught 

5

Life Structure module (Musculoskeletal and Integument, Genetics)

Clinical 

2

Good Medical Practice clinical placement continuation

Taught

5

Life Control module (Neuroscience and Psychiatry)

Self-directed 

6

Student selected components; study an area of interest in depth, developing research and presentation skills and to gain insight into possible careers

Taught

6

Life Cycle module (Inheritance, Reproduction, Growth, Ageing and Disability)

Clinical 

2

Good Medical Practice clinical placement (continuation)

Taught 

5

Life Protection module (Infection, Immunity, Mechanisms of Disease)

Self-directed

6

Student selected components; study an area of interest in depth, developing research and presentation skills and to gain insight into possible careers

Year three (transition)

Delivery  

Weeks

Modules/attachments

Problem based learning 

6

Life Support, Life Cycle

Clinical  

6

 Junior Medicine (6), or Junior Surgery (6) or General Practice/Primary Care (3) and Geriatrics (3)

Problem based learning

6

Life Control, Life Structure

Clinical 

6

Junior Medicine (6), or Junior Surgery (6) or General Practice/Primary Care (3) and Geriatrics (3)

Problem based learning 

6

Life Protection, Life Maintenance

Clinical  

6

Junior Medicine (6), or Junior Surgery (6) or General Practice/Primary Care (3) and Geriatrics (3)

Self-directed 

6

Student selected components; study an area of interest in depth, developing research and presentation skills and to gain insight into possible careers.

 


 

Clinical Assessment

Optional Intercalated BSc

Selecting the option to study an Intercalated BSc allows you to advance your coverage of a variety of topics and undertake in-depth research, resulting in the award of a Bachelor of Science degree (with Honours). You are supervised by academic and research staff in individual research laboratories. Entry is competitive and selection is based on academic results.

A number of opportunities are also available for students who wish to intercalate at an alternative institution.

Modules
 

Biology of Cancer

Clinical Neuroscience

Clinical Aspects of Birth Defects

Development and Disease

Leadership in Disaster Medicine

Diagnostic Microbiology

Clinically Applied Musculoskeletal Anatomy

Science of Reproduction

Cloning, Stem Cell Research and Regenerative Medicine

Behavioural Medicine

Therapeutics: protein to patient


 

Year four (penultimate)

Weeks

Attachments (undertaken on rotation)

Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Paediatrics

Specialities (ENT, Dermatology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Rheumatology)

Psychiatry

Neurology/Disability/Stroke/Palliative care

12 

General Medicine/General Surgery including Cardiology

4  

Clinical Assessment
 

Year five (final)

Weeks 

Attachments (undertaken on rotation)

Advanced Clinical Practice

Student Selected Component

10 

Assistant House Officer attachments (five weeks each of Medicine and Surgery)

General Practice

4

A&E and Emergency Medicine

Critical Care and Anaesthetics

Public Health

Clinical Finals Assessment

6

Elective

3

F1 preparation

 

St Georges, University of London