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Programme structure: Medicine (MBChB) - what's running in 2018/19

Please note: It is possible that the information shown for future academic years may change due to developments in the relevant academic field. Optional unit availability varies depending on both staffing and student choice.

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status
Year 1 MB ChB MEDI10007 0 Mandatory
Foundations of Medicine MEDI10008 0 Mandatory
Systems Case 1 - Musculoskeletal MEDI10009 0 Mandatory
Systems Case 2 - Cardiovascular MEDI10010 0 Mandatory
Systems Case 3 - Respiratory MEDI10011 0 Mandatory
Systems Case 4 - Gastrointestinal MEDI10012 0 Mandatory
Systems Case 5 - Urinary MEDI10014 0 Mandatory
Systems Case 6 - Nervous System & Psychology MEDI10013 0 Mandatory
Systems Case 7 - Endocrine MEDI10015 0 Mandatory
Certificate of Higher Education   0  

Progression/award requirements

Unit Pass Mark for Professional Programmes (MBChB, BDS, BVSc): 50 out of 100

For detailed rules on progression please see the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes and the relevant faculty handbook.

Please refer to the specific progression/award requirements for Gateway programmes.

Exit awards

All undergraduate degree programmes allow the opportunity for a student to exit from a programme with a Diploma or Certificate of Higher Education.

  • To be awarded a Diploma of Higher Education, a student must have successfully completed 240 credit points, of which at least 90 must be at level 5.
  • To be awarded a Certificate of Higher Education, a student must have successfully completed 120 credit points at level 4.

Integrated Master's degrees may also allow the opportunity for a student to exit from the programme with an equivalent Bachelor's degree where a student has achieved 360 credit points, of which 90 must be at level 6, and has successfully met any additional criteria as described in the programme specification.

The opportunities for a student to exit from one of the professional programmes in Veterinary Science, Medicine, and Dentistry with an Award is outlined in the relevant Programme Regulations (which are available as an annex in the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes).

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