Teaching will be delivered across a mixture of shared and bespoke core modules. Shared modules are delivered in collaboration with the School of Biomedical Sciences.
Semester 1 – compulsory modules
FMD001 – Molecules to Cells – shared (20 credits)
Introduction to key aspects of genetics, biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology that will underpin your later learning.
FMD002 – Introduction to Human Physiology – shared (20 credits)
Provides a grounding in key aspects of human anatomy and physiology that underpins later learning in pathophysiology, pathology and developmental biology.
Semester 2 – compulsory modules
FMD004 – Interdisciplinary and Team Based Learning – shared (20 credits)
Develops key skills required for working in multidisciplinary teams through encouragement to work with peers to problem solve and manage tasks.
MED001 – Active Life Sciences Learning – bespoke (20 credits)
Introduction to the practical and professional skills required to study medicine; studying anatomy, neuroscience, sociology and psychology, learning about interaction with patients and how to integrate learning from different disciplines.
Two further bespoke modules will run across both semester 1 and 2:
MED002 – Workplace related hot topics in Medicine
Gives a grounding in understanding how the health and community services work, particularly in terms of how people work together in teams to provide integrated healthcare for patients. This module is linked to workplace observations and community projects.
MED003 – Learning Skills for Medicine
Learning how to adopt an independent, managed, reflective and active approach to studying medicine, and scientific communication.
For information about the remaining five years of this course, please refer to the BMBS Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery course page