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Medicine

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.

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Nigel Garratt, School of Medicine talks about our postgraduate courses

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Join us on campus for our Autumn Open Day on Sunday 16 October. Explore campus, discover our facilities and talk to academic staff and students about the courses you want to study at our Undergraduate Open Day.

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Why choose us?

  • Our MBBS programme is 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).

  • Our School of Medicine was ranked as the Top Medical School in North West England in The Guardian University Guide 2021.
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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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