Undergraduate study

Student libraryTeaching is delivered on the four undergraduate courses run by the College for medical students (Medicine and Surgery MBChB, Medicine and Surgery MBChB Graduate Entry Course), Dentists (Dental Surgery BDS), and Scientists (Medical Science BMedSc). The School is responsible for the organisation and delivery of major teaching programmes in anatomy, (including prosection sessions in the newly refurbished prosectorium), and Immunology and Infection.

Staff in the School also undertake clinical teaching in Immunology, Infection, Virology, Hepatology, Nephrology, Rheumatology, Ophthalmology, Cell and Molecular biology.

Clinical academics within the School have close links with local hospital Trusts and with other health agencies including the University of Birmingham Hospital Foundation Trust, the Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospital Trusts, the Heart of England Foundation Trust, the Health Protection Agency and the National Blood Transfusion Service.  

Programmes available in the School:

Immunity and Infection PhD/MD/MSc by Research

  • Postgraduate
  • Doctoral research
  • Full time, part time

We have a large community of academic, research and support staff and postgraduate students, and an annual turnover of approximately £8 million support for research. Our research is grouped into the following four themes: Immune Regulation; Inflammation and [more...]

Musculoskeletal Ageing and Health - MSc/PG Dip

  • Postgraduate
  • Continuing professional development, taught
  • Full time, part time, 3 years

We are pleased to announce this programme is now open for applications.

With rapidly changing demographics, falling birth rate and increasing life expectancy, we are an ageing population. However, healthy lifespan is not keeping pace with increased [more...]

Medical Science BMedSc

  • Undergraduate
  • Single honours
  • 3 years

Medical Science explores the science of the human body and the causes of diseases that affect humans. Our programme explores the major body systems right down to the cellular and molecular level and is constantly updated to reflect the [more...]

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