University of Buckingham Medical School

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University of Buckingham Medical School

University of Buckingham Medical School

Medical School

Welcome to The University of Buckingham Medical School.

Building on from the Buckingham ethos of putting the student first and above all else, our medical school is small enough for our students to be part of a coherent and supportive community, and large enough to provide all the experience you need to become a medical practitioner.

Our condensed 4.5 year MB ChB programme is derived from a well-established curriculum. Its every aspect is engineered to help you develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to become a professional and ethical doctor.

Our Medical School is suited to both UK and international students. As an independent medical school, we have no cap on international student places

Undergraduate Medical School

Welcome to the University of Buckingham Medical School

Applications for our January 2018 intake are now open.
Click here to apply

Medical School Building

The University of Buckingham Medical School is the UK’s first independent not-for-profit Medical School. Our guiding philosophy is to produce highly ethical, honest and compassionate doctors who will put the patient first.

Our curriculum is derived from a well-established MB ChB programme that has been refined over 20 years to provide optimum learning experience. Every aspect of it has been engineered to fully equip our students with the skills necessary to start their journey as medical practioners.

The Medical School embraces The University of Buckingham ethos of focusing on student experience. This has allowed the University to lead the National Student Survey for Student Satisfaction for the past eight years.

MB ChB Course

Please use the diagram below to navigate through the MB ChB Course:

Course Overview Diagram

Molecules, Genes and DiseaseTissues of the BodyMetabolismClinical Problem Solving IClinical Skills Foundation CourseNarrative MedicineMusculoskeletal SystemMechanisms of DiseaseMembranes and ReceptorsHealth and Disease in PopulationsClinical Skills Foundation CourseCardiovascular SystemRespiratory SystemUrinary SystemHealth, Psychology & DiversityClinical Skills Foundation CourseInfection & ImmunityGastrointestinal SystemReproductive SystemHealth & Disease in SocietyClinical Skills Foundation CourseStudent Selected ComponentClinical PharmacologyHead & NeckClinical Skills Foundation CourseStudent Selected ComponentNervous SystemIntegrativeClinical Problem Solving 2Musculoskeletal CarePeri-Operative CareCardio-Respiratory CareGastrointestinal CareMental Health CareClinical MethodsStudent Selected ComponentsSpecial Senses / SSCCancer Care / SSCAcute CareChild HealthReproductive HealthElderly and Chronic CareStudent Assistantships


Please click on the diagram below to get more general information about the MB ChB at Buckingham

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General Information Diagram


Postgraduate Medical School

MD in General Internal Medicine (Clinical)

The University of Buckingham offers two routes to the award of an MD in General Internal Medicine:

  1. A 2-year structured MD in General Internal Medicine (Clinical)
  2. A one-year MSc in Clinical Science, followed by a 2-year structured Clinical MD

The MD programme launched in May 2008, and is open to physicians who have completed a one-year compulsory internship. The MSc option is for those doctors who want formal research experience in a laboratory environment in addition to clinical training