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Medicine with Foundation Year BMBS

University of Plymouth

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( 4.2) 2749 reviews


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Course info

UCAS CODE A102
The University of Plymouth Peninsula Medical School (PMS) Medicine with Foundation Year welcomes students who are not eligible to apply directly to the 5-year BMBS Medicine and Surgery programme but have a strong desire to make a real difference to the care of tomorrow’s patients. For instance: we welcome your application if you are not predicted to achieve AAB grades at A-level but attend a school or college whose A-level results are below average for state-funded schools or you have other ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
40th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
77th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
20th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
4th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-20
Full Time
6 Years

Medicine (Non-Specific)

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 100 = 0% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Medicine (Non-Specific) graduate salary at this uni
£30,000
UK Medicine (Non-Specific) graduate salary
£30,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, April 2020

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
Details

Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Medicine (Non-Specific)

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Chemistry
97%
Biology
96%
Mathematics
62%
Physics
19%
Psychology
11%

Tuition fees

For students from

Students from Domestic
Domestic Fees
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Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
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£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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More info: The foundation year fee for 2020 is: £14,000 Per year. The fee for Year 1 and 2: £21,500 Per year and the fee for Year 3 to Year 5: £39,900 Per Year..

International Students
International Fees
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Latest Medicine (General) reviews

Medicine (General)
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Anna
17 Jan 20

Medicine BMBS

Amazing experience to gain skills - both clinical and interpersonal, along side many extra curricular activities....
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Jessica
12 Jan 20

Medicine BMBS

I think my university experience so far has been really good, much better than I expected. I love my course and i have...

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How Medicine (General) students rated:

Student rating ( 4.5) 53 reviews

5 star 50%
4 star 47%
3 star 3%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 2,749 reviews

5 star 38%
4 star 46%
3 star 13%
2 star 2%
1 star 1%
University of Plymouth
CompUniGuide ranking
77th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.2)
The University of Plymouth is a modern campus university ideally placed in the centre of Britain’s Ocean City. In one of the UK’s most beautiful regions, Plymouth is a thriving city located on the South West coast, nestled between picturesque Dartmoor and Cornwall. The University is always looking to develop their facilities. Not only have they recently invested into their medical and health facilities, but they have refurbished their laboratories and invested in campus buildings which include spaces for marine and art disciplines. The Uni takes the stress out of securing a place in halls by guaranteeing housing to all applicants who put Plymouth as their firm choice by the deadline stated on their website.

Where you'll study

University of Plymouth

Drake Circus Plymouth
PL4 8AA United Kingdom Nearest train station: Plymouth  0.2 miles away

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