STUDY MEDICINE IN THE UK

STUDY MEDICINE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

 

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) and colloquially Great Britain (GB) or simply Britain, is a sovereign country in western Europe

Climate

The United Kingdom has a temperate climate, with plentiful rainfall all year round. The temperature varies with the seasons seldom dropping below −11 °C (12 °F) or rising above 35 °C (95 °F)

Politics

The United Kingdom is a unitary state under a constitutional monarchy. Queen Elizabeth II is the monarch and head of state of the UK, as well as Queen of fifteen other independent Commonwealth countries.

Transport in the United Kingdom

Transport in the United Kingdom is facilitated with road, air, rail, and water networks. A radial road network totals 29,145 miles (46,904 km) of main roads, 2,173 miles (3,497 km) of motorways and 213,750 miles (344,000 km) of paved roads.

Why to study in the UK?

The cost of education for an international student in the UK can be generally lower compared to the USA and other countries. One recent study from the Higher Education Policy Institute warned that the UK must act to contain and reduce tuition and costs to stay competitive in the hunt for international students.

Introduction to Medicine

Medicine is the most sought after course not only in the UK but in the whole Europe. No entrance exam is needed for admissions into MBChB programme in the UK. Your intermediate scorecard will determine your eligibility (generally 70+ in PCB) plus an overall score of 6th band in the IELTS.

Medical students studying anywhere in the UK work in hospitals in their clinical programme and earn a handsome stipend of 2500 british pound per month, i,e approx. 2 lakhs a month as per the UK Labour law.

Medical Schools in the UK

  1. University of Aberdeen School of Medicine and Dentistry
  2. Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry
  3. University of Birmingham College of Medical and Dental Sciences
  4. Brighton and Sussex Medical School
  5. University of Bristol Medical School
  6. University of Cambridge School of Clinical medicine
  7. Cardiff University School of Medicine
  8. University of Dundee School of medicine
  9. The University of Edinburgh Medical School
  10. University of Exeter Medical School
  11. University of Glasgow School of Medicine
  12. Hull York Medical School
  13. Imperial College London Faculty of Medicine
  14. Keele University School of Medicine
  15. King’s College London GKT School of Medical Education
  16. University of Leeds School of Medicine
  17. University of Leicester Medical
  18. University of Liverpool School of Medicine
  19. London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
  20. University of Manchester Medical School
  21. Newcastle University School of Medical Education
  22. Norwich Medical School
  23. University of Nottingham School of Medicine
  24. University of Oxford Medical Sciences Division
  25. Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine
  26. Queen’s University Belfast School of Medicine
  27. University of Sheffield Medical School
  28. University of Southampton School of Medicine
  29. University of St Andrews School of Medicine
  30. University College London Medical School

University of Oxford

The Department of Medical Science in the Oxford University ranks best in student surveys. With several courses ranging from anaesthetics, neurology to biochemistry and cardiovascular medicine, this clearly reputed college offers both pre-clinical and clinical courses and makes the leading medical practitioners.

Oxford University Medical School is the medical school of the University of Oxford. It is a component of the Medical Sciences Division, and teaching is carried out in its various constituent departments.

The A100 Medicine course is six years in duration. During the 3rd year of the course students will be invited to apply for entry to the Oxford clinical school and/or one of the medical schools of London University (University College London, Imperial, Queen Mary London, King’s College London, and St George’s London).

University of Cambridge

With the same variety of courses as that offered by Oxford University, Cambridge is well reputed for focusing on its particular research area which is cardiovascular medicine and diabetes.

At Cambridge, we offer two medicine courses – the Standard Course and the Graduate Course. With both, our aim is to educate students to become compassionate, thoughtful, skilled members – and leaders – of the medical profession.

University of Edinburgh

 With a QS world ranking of 19 and its modern teaching techniques and method, this MBBS College in the UK offers undergraduate students Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery courses. Various other options for postgraduate programs are available as well.

The University of Edinburgh Medical School is the medical school of the University of Edinburgh in Scotland and part of the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine.

Queen Mary University of London                          

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is a public research university in London, England, and a constituent college of the federal University of London. It dates back to the foundation of London Hospital Medical College in

1785. Queen Mary College, named after Mary of Teck, was admitted to the University of London in 1915 and in 1989 merged with Westfield College to form Queen Mary and Westfield College. In 1995 Queen Mary and Westfield College merged with St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical College and the London Hospital Medical College to form the School of Medicine and Dentistry. The Medical College of the Royal London Hospital (now part of Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry) was England’s first medical school when it opened in 1785.

To date, there have been eight Nobel laureates who were either students or academics at Queen Mary with the likes of Sir Ronald Ross, Henry Dale and many more.

University of Aberdeen

Proudly standing as the best college for medicinal studies in Scotland, this university is the fifth oldest MBBS University in UK. Not unlike all other colleges, this too provides several courses under graduate and postgraduate programs.

The University of Aberdeen is a public research university in Aberdeen, Scotland. It is an ancient university founded in 1495 when William Elphinstone, Bishop of Aberdeen, petitioned Pope Alexander VI on behalf of James IV, King of Scots to establish King’s College,[4] making it Scotland’s third-oldest university and the fifth-oldest in the English-speaking world. The university as it is today was formed in 1860 by a merger between King’s College and Marischal College, a second university founded in 1593 as a Protestant alternative to the former. Today, Aberdeen is consistently ranked among the top 200 universities in the world[5] and is one of two universities in the city, the other being the Robert Gordon University.

The university’s iconic buildings act as symbols of wider Aberdeen, particularly Marischal College in the city centre and the spire of King’s College in Old Aberdeen.

Medical School of University College, London

Also commonly known as ‘UCL’, this great institution is the third oldest in the whole of England. The notable alumni of UCL have played a vital role in making it a renowned institution. Scientist and inventor Alexander Graham Bell, Indian freedom fighter and lawyer Mahatma Gandhi, Acclaimed Hollywood filmmaker Christopher Nolan as well as English singer and songwriter Chris Martin are a few famous personalities who studied at UCL. Majorly meant for bio medical research, this is amongst the most huge medical universities in UK and stands 6th in the QS world university rankings.

Imperial College of Science, Technology & Medicine

Offering a vast variety of undergraduate and post-graduate degree programs, the college has nine academic departments. In 2012, it proudly secured the 2nd place in UK and 3rd in the world rank. It is well reputed for its heart and lung transplant surgery skills.

The Imperial Faculty of Medicine was formed through mergers between Imperial and the St Mary’s, Charing Cross and Westminster, and Royal Postgraduate medical schools and has six teaching hospitals. It accepts more than 300 undergraduate medical students per year and has around 321 taught and 700 research full-time equivalent postgraduate students.

University of Glasgow

The University of Glasgow is the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland’s four ancient universities. It was founded in 1451. Along with the University of Edinburgh, the University was part of the Scottish Enlightenment during the 18th century.

It has the largest college area in Europe and focuses on research in cancer and cardiovascular diseases.

The University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK. The University of Glasgow is a major research-led university operating in an international context with the following fundamental aims: * to provide education through the development of learning in a research environment * to undertake fundamental.

 

 Newcastle University

 In partnership with Dundee University, this university offers a five-year medical degree program. It was the first university in Europe and the second is the world to have received permission to pursue stem-cell research in human embryos.

Newcastle university Medical School is one of the most high regarded medical degrees in the UK.

 

University of St. Andrews

The University of St Andrews (informally known as St Andrews University or simply St Andrews; abbreviated as St And, from the Latin Sancti Andreae, in post-nominals) is a British public research university in St Andrews, Fife, Scotland. It is the oldest of the four ancient universities of Scotland and the third oldest university in the English-speaking world(following Oxford and Cambridge Universities). St Andrews was founde

d between 1410 and 1413. There are 18 academic schools organised into four faculties. The university occupies historic and modern buildings located throughout the town.of Augustinian clergy.

Notable University of St Andrews alumni include King James II of Scotland; United States Declaration of Independence signatory James Wilson (1761); Governor General of Canada John Campbell; discoverer of logarithms John Napier (1563); founder of the Church of Scotland and leader of the Protestant Reformation John Knox (1531); notable Leader of the Church of Scotland Thomas Chalmers; founder of and the first Chancellor of the University of Glasgow William Turnbull; founder of the University of Edinburgh Robert Reid; founder of the world’s first commercial savings bank Henry Duncan (1823); journalist and politician during the French Revolution Jean-Paul Marat (1775 MD); inventor of beta-blockers, H2 receptor antagonists and Nobel Prize in Medicine winner James W. Black (1946 MB ChB); the ‘father of military medicine’ Sir John Pringle, 1st Baronet; pioneer of the smallpox vaccine Edward Jenner (1792 MD); Prince William, Duke of Cambridge (2005) and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (2005).

 With a whopping history of over 600 years of teaching and research, this university offers programs in Health Psychology and Research in Molecular Medicine. Heavy words, eh? It was famous as the “Bute Medical School” until 2010/2011.

 

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