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Medicine

Let's excel in more than our studies. Let's excel in a future medical career.

We are proud to be training future doctors and Physician Associates as well as preparing students for other healthcare careers or developing skills and knowledge of qualified professionals in the sector.

Our courses are taught in Preston, Burnley and at the National Centre for Remote and Rural Medicine (NCRRM) at Westlakes, in West Cumbria.

State-of-the-art facilities include clinical skills laboratories with high fidelity clinical human simulators and human anatomy resource and learning centres containing new anatomical models, virtual dissection tables and VR headsets.

You’ll gain invaluable real-life experience with in-built and voluntary clinical placements in urban and rural NHS settings, as well as patient interaction through our volunteer patient group.

Our post-qualification courses allow students to convert previous CPD study into academic credits. Most courses can be studied part-time, with blended learning or are taught in CPD blocks, building to a higher qualification to fit with busy professional life.

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Nigel Garratt, School of Medicine talks about our postgraduate courses

Why choose us?

  • Our MBBS programme is now accredited by the General Medical Council (GMC) and listed on the World Directory of Medical Schools.

  • The postgraduate provision in the School of Medicine is accredited by the Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCS).

  • Experience a multi-cultural learning environment with students from around the world.
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Future Careers and Opportunities

Our undergraduate courses will enable you to progress into a career as a doctor (MBBS) or a Physician Associate (MPAS). Our accelerated two-year Medical Sciences degree offers a fast track route into graduate entry medicine, dentistry or other health related courses and our foundation entry provides a pathway into further study if you don’t have the qualifications to start an honours degree.

Our flexible postgraduate programmes will provide the skills and qualifications to start a new role or develop your portfolio career whilst working in the medical team.

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