Global Opportunities

Pre-med

Pre-Med for Study Abroad

This programme is for designed for students who are planning a career in medicine.

Overview

Learn through practice-based modules on Newcastle University’s specialist Pre-Med Study Abroad programme.

Newcastle University is a designated Centre for Biomedical Research. We have a long-standing reputation for being one of the best places to study medicine, dentistry and health sciences, and we rank highly across both international and national league tables.

Many students have also been able to gain experience in research labs through contacting principal investigators at the University. This specialist programme is also open to Pre-Dental students, who may also have the opportunity to undertake a placement shadowing a dental surgeon in Newcastle Dental School.

Subject areas

You can choose any of the biomedical modules that we offer to our undergraduate students (depending on scheduling). These include the modules specifically designed for our Pre-Med students: Biomedical Research Skills, Clinical Skills and Human Anatomy. Details of these modules can be found on the Modules tab.

You can also choose modules from one of the other faculties (depending on scheduling constraints) at the discretion of the home institute. This includes Physics modules specifically designed for American students preparing for the MCAT.

Course duration

You can study for a Full Year to enable you to access all three of our specialist modules, and to make the most of opportunities to join world-leading researchers in labs and clinical settings over the course of the year. 

You can also choose to study for a single Semester in either Fall or Spring. 

Fall Biomedical Research Skills
Spring Clinical Skills and Human Anatomy
Full Year All three specialist modules

Further Information

Find out how to apply or contact the Study Abroad Team for further information.

 

Pre-med students during Clinical Skills

Modules

The three modules within the specialist Pre-Med programme give you access to genuine medical practices and knowledge.

You may also take any module in the School of Biomedical Sciences. You can also choose modules from one of the other faculties (depending on scheduling constraints) at the discretion of the home institute. This includes Physics modules (SFY0015 or SFY0016) specifically designed for American students preparing for the MCAT.