Edinburgh Medical School


The MBChB curriculum provides you with choices and opportunities for enjoyable and rewarding study and provides a firm foundation for a lifetime of practice and learning in medicine.

We aim to ensure that our graduates are caring, competent, confident and reflective practitioners, and are able to function at the highest level in academic, hospital or community settings.

The new six year MBChB programme

Clinical skills
From 2016 entry onwards, the MBChB at Edinburgh Medical School will become a six year programme.

The programme model

Clinical skills
The MBChB programme is composed of core and option courses and is built up from modules and themes.

The curriculum

Clinical skills
Our challenging curriculum incorporates the best aspects of modern educational theory and practice.

Teaching methods

Clinical skills
The programme has been designed to encourage the use of a wide range of teaching and learning methods.

Intercalated honours programme

Student in lab
B Med Sci programmes are available to students who have successfully completed their second year in the MBChB.

Outcome of the course

What happens once you complete your MBChB.