Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery [MBChB]
Students admitted to the six-year MBChB programme should refer to the requirements below.*
POS Code: M0002
UCAS Code: A100
NYT Course S L CT
1 Molecules to Society 1 R 8 80
Student Selected Component 1 R 8 20
Clinical Skills, Personal and Professional Development/Vertical Themes 1 R 8 20
2 Molecules to Society 2 R 9 60
Student Selected Components 2a and 2b R 9 20
Clinical Skills, Personal and Professional Development/Vertical Themes 2 R 9 40
3 Process of Care – Locomotor System R 9 25
Process of Care – Cardiovascular System R 9 25
Process of Care – Respiratory System R 9 25
Process of Care – Gastrointestinal System R 9 25
  Student Selected Component 3 R 9 10
Objective Structured Clinical Examinations R 9 10
Psychiatry R 9 0
4 Psychiatry R 10 30
Obstetrics and Gynaecology R 10 30
Neurology R 10 10
General Practice R 10 10
Renal/Urology R 10 10
Haematology/Oncology/Breast Disease R 10 10
Senses - Dermatology/Ophthalmology/ Otolaryngology R 10 20
Student Selected Component 4 R 10 40
Clinical Skills, Personal and Professional Development/Vertical Themes 4 R 10 20
5 Child Life and Health R 11 30
Medicine R 11 30
General Practice and Geriatric Medicine R 11 30
Surgery; Accident and Emergency Medicine; Intensive Care Medicine; Anaesthetics and Pain Medicine R 11 30
Student Selected Component 5 R 11 30
Clinical Skills, Personal and Professional Development/Vertical Themes 5 R 11 30
* Unless granted an exemption under College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine Regulation 1.4.1, students will normally undertake the following half-courses:

Semester 1: Origins and Diversity of Life 1 and Introduction to The Chemistry of Biology 1 (for students who do not have a pass in Higher or A Level Chemistry or equivalent) or Biological Chemistry (foundations) 1 (for students having a pass in Higher Chemistry or A level Chemistry or equivalent).

Semester 2:

Molecules, Genes and Cells 1 and Biological Chemistry 1

and two further half subjects which may be taken from any other half subjects approved for a degree in the University of Edinburgh (except Quantification in the Life Sciences 1 if either SCE Higher Maths or GCE A Level Maths have been taken). Approval for the selected two half courses is required from the Premedical Year Director of Studies. Students must pass a total of six half subjects before being allowed to proceed to Year 1 of the MBChB programme.