Medicine (Graduate Entry) BMBS - 2024/5

Awarding body

University of Surrey

Teaching institute

University of Surrey

Framework

FHEQ Level 6

Final award and programme/pathway title

BMBS Medicine (Graduate Entry)

Modes of study

Route code Credits and ECTS Credits
Full-time UTC28001 550 credits and 225 ECTS credits

QAA Subject benchmark statement (if applicable)

Other internal and / or external reference points

N/A

Faculty and Department / School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences - School of Health Sciences

Programme Leader

WRIGHT Juliet (Medicine)

Date of production/revision of spec

22/07/2024

Educational aims of the programme

  • 1. Core skills and knowledge to fulfil the role of a Foundation Year 1 Doctor within the NHS
  • 2. Training and education as approved by the General Medical Council
  • 3. Competence in clinical skills
  • 4. Critical and analytical powers in relation to medicine
  • 5. Personal and professional skills
  • 6. Transferable skills for lifelong learning and a career in medicine
  • 7. Opportunities for multidisciplinary working
  • 8. Communication and team-working skills

Programme learning outcomes

Attributes Developed Awards Ref.
Apply to medical practice the biomedical scientific principles, method and knowledge, as appropriate for this level of study (Outcome 3, Point 22 in Outcomes for Graduates (General Medical Council) 2018) KCPT
Apply psychological principles, method and knowledge to medical practice, as appropriate for this level of study (Outcome 3, Point 23 in Outcomes for Graduates (General Medical Council) 2018) KCPT
Apply social science principles, method and knowledge to medical practice, as appropriate for this level of study (Outcome 3, Point 24 in Outcomes for Graduates (General Medical Council) 2018) KCPT
Apply to medical practice the principles, method and knowledge of population health and the improvement of health and sustainable healthcare, as appropriate for this level of study (Outcome 3, Point 25 in Outcomes for Graduates (General Medical Council) 2018) KCPT
Communicate effectively, openly and honestly with patients, advocates and colleagues, as appropriate for this level of study (Outcome 2, Point 10 in Outcomes for Graduates (General Medical Council) 2018) KCPT
Carry out an effective consultation with a patient, as appropriate for this level of study (Outcome 2, Point 11 in Outcomes for Graduates (General Medical Council) 2018) KCPT
Work collaboratively with patients and colleagues to diagnose and manage clinical presentations safely, as appropriate for this level of study (Outcome 2, Point 12 in Outcomes for Graduates (General Medical Council) 2018) KCPT
Perform diagnostic, therapeutic and practical procedures safely and effectively, as appropriate for this level of study (Outcome 2, Point 13 in Outcomes for Graduates (General Medical Council) 2018) KCPT
Work collaboratively with patients, advocates and colleagues to make clinical judgements and holistic decisions, as appropriate for this level of study (Outcome 2, Point 14 in Outcomes for Graduates (General Medical Council) 2018) KCPT
Make appropriate clinical judgements for patients who are nearing or are at end of life, as appropriate for this level of study (Outcome 2, Point 15 in Outcomes for Graduates (General Medical Council) 2018) KCPT
Provide immediate care in medical emergencies, as appropriate for this level of study (Outcome 2, Point 16 in Outcomes for Graduates (General Medical Council) 2018) KCPT
Recognise when a patient is deteriorating and take appropriate action, as appropriate for this level of study (Outcome 2, Point 17 in Outcomes for Graduates (General Medical Council) 2018) KCPT
Prescribe medications safely, appropriately, effectively and economically, as appropriate for this level of study (Outcome 2, Point 18 in Outcomes for Graduates (General Medical Council) 2018) KCPT
Recognise and identify factors that suggest that a patient is vulnerable, as appropriate for this level of study (Outcome 1, Point 7 in Outcomes for Graduates (General Medical Council) 2018) KCPT
Use information effectively and safely in a medical context, as appropriate for this level of study (Outcome 2, Point 19 in Outcomes for Graduates (General Medical Council) 2018) KCPT
Demonstrate how patient care is delivered in the health service, as appropriate for this level of study (Outcome 3, Point 20 in Outcomes for Graduates (General Medical Council) 2018) KCPT
Recognise there are differences in healthcare systems across the four nations of the UK, as appropriate for this level of study (Outcome 3, Point 21 in Outcomes for Graduates (General Medical Council) 2018) KCPT
Apply scientific method and approaches to medical research, as appropriate for this level of study (Outcome 3, Point 26 in Outcomes for Graduates (General Medical Council) 2018) KCPT
Behave in accordance with Good Medical Practice (General Medical Council) making care of patients their first concern, as appropriate for this level of study (Outcome 1, Point 1 in Outcomes for Graduates (General Medical Council) 2018) KCPT
Behave according to ethical and professional principles, as appropriate for this level of study (Outcome 1, Point 2 in Outcomes for Graduates (General Medical Council) 2018) KCPT
Demonstrate awareness of the importance of their personal physical and mental wellbeing, as appropriate for this level of study (Outcome 1, Point 3 in Outcomes for Graduates (General Medical Council) 2018) KCPT
Demonstrate knowledge of the legal framework of medicine, as appropriate for this level of study (Outcome 1, Point 4 in Outcomes for Graduates (General Medical Council) 2018) KCPT
Demonstrate that they can practise safely and improve care, as appropriate for this level of study (Outcome 1, Point 5 in Outcomes for Graduates (General Medical Council) 2018) KCPT
Recognise complexity and uncertainty, learning to manage these situations as appropriate for this level of study (Outcome 1, Point 6 in Outcomes for Graduates (General Medical Council) 2018) KCPT
Recognise the role of doctors in contributing to the management and leadership of the health service, as appropriate for this level of study (Outcome 1, Point 8 in Outcomes for Graduates (General Medical Council) 2018) KCPT
Learn and work effectively within a multi-professional team, as appropriate for this level of study (Outcome 1, Point 9 in Outcomes for Graduates (General Medical Council) 2018) KCPT

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Programme structure

Full-time

This Bachelor's Degree programme is studied full-time over four academic years, consisting of 550 credits (165 credits at FHEQ levels 5, 240 credits at FHEQ level 6 and 145 credits at FHEQ level 7).

Programme Adjustments (if applicable)

N/A

Modules

Graduate Entry Medicine (Year 1) - FHEQ Level 5

Module code Module title Status Credits Semester
MED1001 GRADUATE ENTRY MEDICINE YEAR 1 Compulsory 165 Year-long

Module Selection for Graduate Entry Medicine (Year 1) - FHEQ Level 5

N/A

Clinical Pathways 1 (Year 2) - FHEQ Level 6

Module code Module title Status Credits Semester
MED3001 CLINICAL PATHWAYS 1 Compulsory 120 Year-long

Module Selection for Clinical Pathways 1 (Year 2) - FHEQ Level 6

N/A

Clinical Pathways 2 (Year 3) - FHEQ Level 6

Module code Module title Status Credits Semester
MED3002 CLINICAL PATHWAYS 2 Compulsory 120 Year-long

Module Selection for Clinical Pathways 2 (Year 3) - FHEQ Level 6

N/A

Preparation for Medical Practice (Year 4) - FHEQ Level 7

Module code Module title Status Credits Semester
MED4001 PREPARATION FOR MEDICAL PRACTICE Compulsory 145 Year-long

Module Selection for Preparation for Medical Practice (Year 4) - FHEQ Level 7

N/A

Opportunities for placements / work related learning / collaborative activity

Associate Tutor(s) / Guest Speakers / Visiting Academics Y
Professional Training Year (PTY) N
Placement(s) (study or work that are not part of PTY) N
Clinical Placement(s) (that are not part of the PTY scheme) Y Yes
Study exchange (Level 5) N
Dual degree N

Quality assurance

The Regulations and Codes of Practice for taught programmes can be found at:

https://www.surrey.ac.uk/quality-enhancement-standards

Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2024/5 academic year.