Undergraduate Foundation Programme in Life Sciences – Pathway to Medicine  University of Aberdeen


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Start your career in medicine

Begin building a prosperous career in medicine by gaining academic support and guidance at the University of Aberdeen International Study Centre. Our Undergraduate Foundation Programme in Life Sciences – Pathway to Medicine is a three term programme, designed to prepare you to join the Medical School at this top-ranking UK university and give you the tools to thrive in your degree studies and beyond. Following a highly comprehensive selection process, successful students will be ready to start a five-year medicine degree at the University of Aberdeen. After completing the five-year degree course with the required grades, you will receive the Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB).

Medicine is a competitive, demanding career field, which means students will need to be dedicated and ambitious in their studies. This is why, each year, there are up to 20 places available on the Undergraduate Foundation in Life Sciences – Pathway to Medicine programme at the International Study Centre. It is important to note that, provided you meet the English language and are on track with your predicted grades/school report to meet the academic entry requirements, offers to study this pathway programme will be made on a first-come-first-served basis.

What will I study?

Gaining a place at Medical School is highly competitive – with this in mind, we will aim to help you develop the skills necessary to succeed in your application and throughout your degree. You will study a combination of insightful modules, centred around building a foundation of relevant academic knowledge and improving your English language abilities, to ensure you are fully prepared to study your degree at the University of Aberdeen.

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