Medicine

We are proud to train future doctors and physician associates. We also prepare students for other healthcare careers. And, we develop the skills and knowledge of qualified professionals in the sector.

Our postgraduate and CPD provision includes courses in:

  • Medical Education and Leadership
  • Performance and Rehabilitation
  • Urgent and Rural Medicine
  • Research
  • Physician Associate Practice

Many courses allow you to convert previous CPD study into academic credits towards a postgraduate award. You can study full or part-time either online or by blended learning. Some programmes use CPD blocks so you can learn alongside your professional role.

We also provide the opportunity for you to study individual modules rather than a full postgraduate course.

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Why choose us?

  • Our postgraduate provision is accredited by the Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCS).

  • Learn from supportive teaching teams. This includes clinicians and researchers with a wealth of industry experience. 

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

  • Our Medicine courses are ranked 8th in the UK for academic support (National Student Survey, 2023) (compared with unis in the Guardian University Guide).

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What jobs can you get with a medicine degree?

Our flexible postgraduate programmes will provide you with the skills and qualifications to start a new role. Or, you can develop your portfolio career whilst working in the medical or wider healthcare team.

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. Our foundation entry provides a pathway into further study if you don’t have the qualifications to start an honours degree.

Future careers for medicine graduates:

  • Psychiatrist
  • Neurologist
  • Hospital doctor
  • Surgeon
  • Cardiologist
  • General practitioner
  • Clinical radiologist
  • Anaesthetist
  • Pathologist
  • Ophthalmologist
  • Epidemiologist

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Meet the team

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Marie-Laure Orr
Senior Lecturer, Course Leader
School of Medicine and Dentistry

Marie-Laure teaches across a range of subjects in all modules of the current MSc Optometry programme. Marie's favourite part about the role is tutoring students, in particular seeing their progress.

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Jennifer Blakelidge
Clinical Skills Lecturer
School of Medicine and Dentistry

Jennifer is a clinical skills lecturer here. Jennifer has a wide range of healthcare experience and is responsible for teaching the practical skills required for undergraduate medical and physician associate students. Jennifer is a member of the Royal College of Nurses and the Nu…