Entry requirements

Candidates who will have the minimum of a lower second-class degree must apply through UCAS in the usual way to course code A101 (the closing date is 15 October 2016). In addition you must have sat the GAMSAT examination on or by 14 September 2016. Please note, the registration for GAMSAT and application to the School of Medicine via UCAS are separate processes and both are required for admission to the graduate entry course.

Months of entry


Course content

The Graduate Entry Medicine course is delivered by the University of Nottingham in partnership with Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, and is based in a purpose built medical school on the Royal Derby Hospital’s site.

The four-year medical course commenced in September 2003 and is open to graduates of any discipline. There is an annual intake of 87 home/EU students who are based in Derby for the first 18 months of their course. For the Clinical Years, these students will combine with the students from the five-year course and participate in the same modules/attachments in a variety of clinical sites in the East Midlands.

The course aims to widen access to a broader range of applicants than school leavers with A levels. It is intended to build on the intellectual skills acquired by students who have undertaken a first degree.

After successful completion of the Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (BM BS) degree, graduates are required to undergo a further two years of foundation doctor training. Full registration is granted by the GMC at the end of the first year of this training. Non-British nationals graduating from UK medical schools are subject to work-permit restrictions.

For a more extensive overview, please visit the course page on the University of Nottingham's online prospectus.

Information for international students

Unfortunately we do not accept applications from international students.

Fees and funding

The Graduate School at The University of Nottingham provides information on internal and external sources of postgraduate funding.

There is also funding information on the Medical School web pages.

For information on funding opportunities for international students, please see the International Office website.

Qualification and course duration


full time
48 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations35
Written coursework / continuous assessment5
Professional practice30
Competency assessments- e.g physical examiniation30

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0)115 951 5559