Pursue your passion for Science and Healthcare

Each of our 10 Pathway Degrees offer students the opportunity of a guaranteed interview for Graduate Entry Medicine, whilst allowing them to pursue and explore a passion for science. If you are feeling undecided to undertake medicine yet have a passion for Science and Healthcare you wish to pursue, then one of our Healthcare Science degrees could be the perfect fit for you.

This means our Pathways to Medicine make the perfect back-up option to fill your 5th Choice on UCAS, make use of UCAS extra to keep your options open whilst making a medicine application, or a great alternative route to medicine should you find yourself in clearing.

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Your Pathways to Medicine Options

Applied Medical Sciences
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Applied Medical Sciences gives an in-depth and applied understanding of how the human body works, what happens when it goes wrong, how we currently treat disorders, and the potential for novel therapeutics. Our Applied Medical Sciences Pathway degrees will give you a grounding in the sciences that underpins medicine.

Available as: 

Medical Biochemistry Medical Genetics Medical Pharmacology Population Health and Medical Sciences Other Clinical and Healthcare Routes

How it works

Students who choose a Pathway to Medicine benefit from bespoke modules, healthcare-related placements and specialist preparation for applications to Graduate Entry Medicine alongside a guaranteed interview for our Graduate Entry Medicine course.

We guarantee graduates from our select undergraduate degrees an interview for our Graduate Entry Medicine programme, provided they meet the minimum entry requirements at the time of application, and successfully complete the Pathway.

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Successful completion of the Pathway is: 

  1. Overall 60% average in Year 1 of your studies, to be eligible for the Pathways Module in Year 2 "Doctors, Patients and the Goals of Medicine (PM254)"
  2. 60% in the Pathways Module - "Doctors, Patients and the Goals of Medicine (PM254)"
  3. Students must have or be expecting a valid GAMSAT (or MCAT if an International student) score at the time of application

Students who meet these entry requirements will be eligible for a Guaranteed Interview in their final year, students may only use the Interview Guarantee once, in their final year of study.

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