Virtual dissection table
As a medical student, the full range of University facilities are available to you, including the library, Students’ Union, and the University Medical Centre.
Years 1 and 2
Most of the teaching for Years 1 and 2 takes place in the Portland Square Building, situated on the main campus. You will visit the Clinical Skills Resource Centre, situated at Derriford approximately once a week, these sessions will allow you to build on your practical and communication skills in a safe setting.
Years 3 and 4
During Year 3 and 4, you will complete a series of hospital and general practice-based community placements at either Derriford, Torbay or Taunton.
Year Five
In Year 5 you be able to apply the knowledge, skills and confidence you’ve acquired over the first four years by working ‘on the job’, as part of a healthcare team in action.

Life Sciences Resource Centre (LSRC) 

The LSRC is an outstanding teaching and learning facility for healthcare professionals. We have an extensive range of modern resources designed to best support your study, whether attending taught sessions or during self-directed learning, the LSRC will empower you to succeed to your full potential. 
You will experience world class interdisciplinary teaching by a highly dedicated and experienced staff who will prepare and support you in your journey to become a health care professional. Through our creative approach to teaching, you will engage with our anatomage tables, use ultrasound simulators, interact with our simulated patients, and use molecular and anatomical models from day one.

Clinical Skills Resource Centre  

 Our impressive Clinical Skills Resource Centre (CSRC) allows you to learn vital clinical and communication skills in a safe, supported environment before the pressure is on in a real clinical setting. Many of the training rooms here are replicas of NHS wards and emergency departments, where you can:
  • undertake physical examinations
  • conduct patient and family interviews
  • develop diagnostic skills
  • perform a variety of practical procedures, such as basic life support.
Life Science Resource Centre using teaching and learning applications on Ipads
Using teaching and learning applications on iPads
Life Science Resource Centre virtual cross section anatomical models
Virtual cross section anatomical models
Clinical Skills Resource Centre using anatomical model
Using anatomical models
Clinical Skills Resource Centre learning skills on anatomical model
Learning skills on anatomical models
Life Sciences Resource Centre Anatomage virtual dissection table
Virtual dissection table
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Virtual tour

Explore our fantastic facilities, including our lecture theatres, cafe, learning resource centres and much more.