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Description of MBChB
his is an exciting opportunity to study Medicine at the UK’s leading independent University (which has topped the National Student Survey for the last 8 years). Applications are welcome from around the world for this four and a half year course, and there is no cap on overseas students.
The curriculum is delivered under licence from the University of Leicester. The course is divided into two phases. Phase I will be taught largely in Buckingham and is delivered over two years. All topics have a clinical focus, and students will develop fundamental clinical skills by interacting with patients.
The second Phase is delivered entirely in a hospital or primary care setting over a two and a half year period.
Clinical Placements are undertaken at Milton Keynes Hospital NHS foundation Trust, St Andrew’s Healthcare, or in GP practices throughout Buckinghamshire.
Learning to be a doctor at Buckingham
The course at Buckingham is designed to ensure that you will be able to do everything that is required by the General Medical Council to become a safe, competent doctor who puts patients first. You will learn in a structured and active way so that you will always be able to understand how your studies relate to the practice of medicine, allowing you to build lasting understanding through constant problem solving with the support of other students. The course is structured and supportive, helping you to take charge of your own learning but without casting you adrift.
University of Buckingham
The University of Buckingham was founded in 1976. It is the only independent University in the United Kingdom to hold a royal charter, which gives it the power to award its own degrees. It is a non profit-making charity. From...
Location & accommodation
Buckingham is a picturesque English market town. It lies between Milton Keynes to the East and Oxford to the West (there is a regular bus service to both) and is about an hour’s journey from London; so the shopping malls, cinemas, theatres and clubs are not far away. In Buckingham Town you can find Tesco, Waitrose, and W. H. Smith, as well as more specialist shops. There is a range of...