University of Hull York
University of Hull York
University of York
York is one of Britain’s most distinguished and successful universities. The University is large enough to provide a vibrant social and cultural environment, but still small enough to provide a unique community feel that is welcoming and friendly to its 11,500 students.
The main Heslington campus is on the edge of the city. The university’s eight colleges, each containing a mix of academic offices, student accommodation and social facilities, are grouped around a large lake in 200 acres of landscaped parkland. These colleges, together with residences and houses close to the campus, provide accommodation for nearly half of all York undergraduates, including York-based HYMS students in their first year.
The campus is quiet and generally traffic free, easy to move around, with fast and frequent bus services to the city. There is an excellent network of cycle paths, and cycling is popular both on the campus and around the city itself.
About our course
Welcome to Hull York Medical School: the joint medical school of the Universities of Hull and York. We have a reputation as one of the UK’s most exciting, contemporary schools, offering innovative and rigorous medical education.
We inspire the next generation of clinical researchers with our world-class research and our students graduate as excellent thinkers, evidence-based practitioners and patient-centred communicators who are thoroughly prepared for clinical practice. We care about the values our students take with them into practice, and encourage them to cultivate the ethos that will shape them as high quality doctors and academic leaders of the future.
The course at HYMS has several notable features that are designed to make learning relevant, supportive and fun:
- Clinical placements from the start of the course, in a wide variety of different settings
- A blended learning approach, with clinician-led problem-based learning supported by lectures, clinical placements and Scholarship and Special Interest Programmes (SSIPs).
- Teaching in small groups, led by clinicians, throughout the course.
- Close student support from peers, educational facilitators and clinical learning tutors.
- Uniquely, a balance of teaching across all parts of the health service. A large share of our clinical learning is in primary care, fully supported and integrated with learning centres across a range of hospital sites.
- Clinical rotations across a diverse range of settings.
Within your course, you’ll be given opportunities to select options so you can experience a broad range of learning activities — including, if you choose, working and studying in an international setting.