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Swansea University Medical school offers undergraduate courses with foundation pathway route in medicine

26 February 2019

Swansea University Medical School offers undergraduate programmes in medicine for the international students for 2019. In addition to the bachelors’ degrees, the school is also offering the distinguished 4-year Graduate Entry Medicine (MBBCh) programme for the students with a bachelor’s degree in any discipline. This programme is not the usual MBBS but an alternative route for the students. The successful completion of the degree allows you to progress to Foundation 1 within a clinical environment.

The undergraduate courses offered are:

  • BSc Applied Medical Science
  • BSc Biochemistry
  • BSc Medical Biochemistry
  • BSc Genetics
  • BSc Medical Genetics
  • BSc Pharmacology
  • BSc Population Health and Medical Sciences

These bachelor degrees have a foundation pathway route that allows the students to start with foundation and end up becoming a doctor. Applied Medical Science, Medical Biochemistry and Medical Genetics bachelor programmes offer a pathway to MBBCh too. The students can have a second chance at studying medicine, or study on these programmes before committing to their career as a doctor. 

Swansea University Medical School is ranked 3rd in the UK and top in Wales in the Guardian University Guide Subject Rankings 2019. The school is ranked 1st in the UK for research environment and joint 2nd for research quality. You will benefit from extensive contact with teaching staff as the medical school is comparatively small. You will have contact with the patients right from the first semester.

The university offers below postgraduate programmes also:

  • MSc Health Informatics
  • MSc Health Data Science
  • MSc Medical Radiation Physics
  • MSc Nanomedicine

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