Medicine (Nottingham and Derby pathway) BMedSci and BMBS

This route is for UK, EU and international applicants. You will first take an integrated three-year Bachelor of Medical Sciences (BMedSci) degree and then progress to complete the Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery (BMBS) course. Graduates will be eligible to register provisionally with the General Medical Council (GMC) and begin work as a doctor on the UK Foundation Programme.
Year of entry
5 years full time
Type of study
A level offer
AAA (or AAB contextual offer*)
Required subjects

Biology (or human biology) and chemistry at grade A (a pass is required in science practical tests, where assessed separately). The third A can be in any subject except citizenship studies, critical thinking, general studies and global perspectives. A levels must be taken within a two-year period.

At least six GCSEs at grade 7 (A). If you are taking sciences as individual subjects (Triple Science) then 7(A) is required in biology and chemistry, plus one of either physics or maths passed to grade 7 (A) with the other being grade 6 (B) and a minimum of grade 6 (B) in English language. If you are taking the Double Science (or Combined Science), the requirement is 7,7 and maths and English language must both be passed at grade B (6). A pass is required in science practical tests, if assessed separately.


*We may accept students applying with predicted grades of AAB if you are eligible for the University of Nottingham WP Flag, with at least one A in either Biology or Chemistry, OR IB 35 (6,6,5 at Higher Level including 6 in either biology or chemistry, excluding core component).


Graduates: 2:1 degree in any subject plus A levels as described above.

UCAT: candidates must take the University Clinical Aptitude Test (UCAT) during the same year as an application is made. For more information, please refer to the UCAT website.

Applications for 2020/21 should be made via UCAS between 1 September 2019 and the deadline of 15 October 2019.

IB score
36 (6, 6, 6 at Higher Level including biology and chemistry, excluding core component) GCSEs as above (or equivalent)
7.5 (no less than 7.0 in any element)
UK/EU fees
International fees
Course location
Multiple locations
Course places
206 (there will be 25 places for international students and 27 students progressing from the A108 foundation course)
Medicine and Health Sciences Medicine


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Clinical Phase

There are so many unique features to studying medicine at Nottingham - the integrated BMedSci degree, the impressive range of teaching hospitals, the amazing city, and the huge amount of student activities on offer. You’re never short on opportunities to learn, so your five years can really be what you want to make of them!
Holly Richardson, Medicine BMBS


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This online prospectus has been drafted in advance of the academic year to which it applies. Every effort has been made to ensure that the information is accurate at the time of publishing, but changes (for example to course content) are likely to occur given the interval between publishing and commencement of the course. It is therefore very important to check this website for any updates before you apply for the course where there has been an interval between you reading this website and applying.

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