Medicine and Surgery MB BS Honours
UCAS Code: A100 (5 Years)


Medicine and Surgery student taking a blood pressure readingMedicine at Newcastle is consistently one of the most highly regarded medical degrees in the UK.

Our MB BS degree uses an integrated teaching approach. The degree is delivered in two Phases:

  • Phase 1 (Stages 1 and 2) involves the study of key subject areas such as cardiovascular, respiratory and renal medicine
  • Phase 2 (Stages 3 to 5) involves significant clinical experience through placements in the region and further development of your specialist knowledge, such as clinical pharmacology

You will receive clinically focused teaching from our highly trained staff to develop your core medical knowledge, and will develop your clinical competence from the very start of your degree, through:

  • a varied menu of early clinical experience
  • contact with patients and visits to GPs and hospitals
  • skills development in our dedicated Clinical Skills Laboratory

We are a Regional Medical School, with partnerships with Durham University and the Northern Region NHS, so you will also have access to excellent training opportunities offered by the large patient population (3.5 million). 

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The content of the course is well structured. At the moment I am studying clinical medicine and going to wards for the first time and seeing patients. Seeing patients is the part of the course that I enjoy most - it's something to look forward to when you get up in the morning.

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