Medicine with Foundation Year (A199)

The MBChB with Foundation Year is aimed at students who wish to study Medicine at the University of Leicester, but whose background makes it less likely that they will be able to meet the entry requirements for our standard five-year MBChB.

  • Our integrated Foundation Year is taught alongside Biological Science students but also includes elements specific to Medicine.
  • Successful completion of the integrated Foundation Year at the required level will enable you to progress onto the first year of the MBChB course.
  • You will be taught by expert academic staff from across the College of Medicine, Biological Sciences and Psychology.
  • The course strongly emphasises the development of the study skills that will be necessary for success in your undergraduate studies and beyond.
  • During your Foundation Year you will join our student community and be able to enjoy all aspects of the University of Leicester student experience. You will be able to join the Students’ Union, use our academic and leisure facilities, live in our accommodation and access all of our support services.
  • You will have a personal tutor to support you and will have access to our dedicated Pastoral Support Unit.

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Contact

University of Leicester Medical School
Centre for Medicine
Lancaster Road
Leicester
LE1 7HA

Admissions: 0116 252 2969/2966/2985/3015
Student Records: 0116 252 2969
Student Enquiries Desk: 0116 252 3021
Bequest Secretary: 0116 252 3082

med-admis@le.ac.uk

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