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MBChB Medicine with Foundation Year at The University of Manchester
MBChB Medicine (6 years including foundation year)
This MBChB course includes a foundation year for students without a science background.

MBChB Medicine (6 years including foundation year) / Overview

Year of entry: 2018

Degree awarded
6 years
Typical A-level offer

AAA (including specific subjects)

Typical contextual A-level offer (what is this?)
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Typical International Baccalaureate offer

37 points are required overall to include core points with at least 766 at Higher level.

If Maths and English Language are not offered as part of the Diploma, they should be offered at GCSE or IGCSE at grade B or above.

Higher level subjects should include either:

  • three rigorous arts/humanities subjects
  • two rigorous arts/humanities subjects and one science subject.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
How to apply
Apply through UCAS .

Course overview

  • Spend a year preparing for the five-year Medicine MBChB course if you do not have the appropriate science qualifications for direct entry.
  • Gain the knowledge and clinical skills required to train as a doctor and become eligible to apply for provisional registration with the General Medical Council.
  • Study at a university ranked 9th in the UK for medicine, according to the QS World University Rankings 2017.
  • Have the opportunity to study in Europe and intercalate during your degree.
A Week on the Medicine MBChB at The University of Manchester

Open days

Attending an open day is a great way to find out what studying at Manchester is like. Find out about our upcoming open days .


Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2018 will be £9,250. Future inflationary increases may also be applied to each subsequent year of your course, subject to government regulations on fee increases.

Tuition fees for international students will be £22,000 per annum for the foundation year and Years 1 and 2. Clinical year fees (Years 3-5) are charged at the future rate which is applicable when you enter Year 3. For students entering Year 3 in September 2018 tuition fees are £40,000.

For general information, please see the undergraduate finance pages.


No specific academic scholarships are available for this course.

Contact details

Academic department
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
+44 (0)161 306 0211
Academic department overview
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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