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MBBS in the UK is referred to as the equivalent of Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery which is called as MB ChB or MB BCh at some UK Universities. The duration of MBBS in the UK is 5-6 years. Most of the British medicine courses comprise a six to twelve-week elective period in which students get an opportunity to study outside their home medical university. Many students utilize this chance to unravel a different culture and experience of how medicine is viewed and practised around the globe. It doesn’t matter whether you work in the UK or in any other country after the completion of the course, you will have the opportunity to earn a generous salary thanks to the elite British degree in your name. Graduates who have earned a medical degree from the UK are making £21,000-£47,000.
The medical universities in the UK are well equipped with modern apparatus and have renowned faculty to ensure the best theoretical and practical teaching possible. These universities are designed in a way that students get their hands dirty with theory as well as practical work. They even allow medical students to interact with patients for a better understanding of the concepts that these students learn in the classrooms. Academic in MBBS requires a perfect blend of theoretical and practical knowledge along with research opportunities.

MBBS in the UK is a 5 to the 6-year program offered as MB (Bachelor of Medicine) in BS, ChB, BCh and BAO. All four are equivalent to each other and deals with three major areas of medical study: medicine, surgery and obstetrics respectively. Students have to register themselves at the General Medical Council (GMC) of the UK after completion of MBBS from medical colleges in the UK to practise as a doctor.

Why study MBBS in the UK?

  • 45 of the top UK universities are amongst the top 600 medical universities of the world, according to QS News Ranking 2020.
  • The average salary of a Doctor/Physician in the UK is 67% more than that of other health and medical occupations.
  • The pay grade of Doctors/Physicians has been constantly increasing for the last 4 years. Yearly pay has increased from 245,000 GBP in 2016 to 267,000 GBP in 2019.
  • Graduates of MBBS from UK universities are not required to appear for Foreign Medical Graduate Examination to practise in India.
  • MBBS in the USA takes 7 to 9 years to complete while in the UK, it can be completed in 5 to 6 years.
A recent study published in 2019 stated that there is a rising demand by Indian students to study MBBS in the UK. Another report in 2019 by the General Medical Council, showed how International Medical Graduates (IMG) are increasing in the UK medical workforce. These trends show the persistent popularity of MBBS in the UK amongst Indian students.

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There are mainly three entry points for the undergraduate MBBS program in UK universities.

  1. Standard Entry – Directly after finishing senior secondary (12th grade)  (duration 5 or 6 years)
  2. Graduate Entry – After a graduation degree in a related subject (4 or 5 years)
  3. Preliminary Year – Also called a foundation year for those who don’t meet the entry requirements (6 years)
The postgraduate medicine degrees in the UK are usually for two years. If you have completed your undergraduate from a country outside the UK, EEA or Switzerland you will need to take the PLAB test. This test is to access that doctors who qualified abroad have the right knowledge and skills to practice medicine in the UK.

Hospitals In UK

MBBS/MD (Clinical Rotations)

Slno: University Name Address
1 Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust UK.
2 Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital Ramsgate Rd, Margate CT9, UK.
3 North Middlesex University Hospital Sterling Way, London N18 1QX, UK.
4 North Hampshire Hospital Aldermaston Rd, Basingstoke RG24 9NA, UK.
5 Russells Hall Hospital Pensnett Rd, Dudley DY1 2HQ, UK.