Peninsula Medical School

Student insight - Ayaaz Habib

You will be taught the most important concepts which will thoroughly prepare you for your role as junior doctor in your Foundation Years

Ayaaz Habib talks about his experiences on the BMBS course

Ayaaz explains further

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A day in the life of a medical student

Watch our video to see what it's like to study medicine at the University of Plymouth

Schwartz Rounds

The University of Plymouth are running Schwartz Rounds throughout 2017/18. These act as a forum for staff and students from all health and social care professions to come together to discuss the emotional care aspects of their work and training.

View our detailed information, dates and contact details

Intercalation opportunities at the University of Plymouth

The University of Plymouth welcomes applications from all students eligible to intercalate onto a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.*

In addition, veterinary students who have successfully completed their second year may also be eligible to apply for the third year of either BSc (Hons) Animal Conservation Science or BSc (Hons) Animal Behaviour and Welfare, Veterinary students who have successfully completed their third year may also be eligible to apply for MSc Zoo Conservation Biology.

*Subject to entry requirements and approval by the Programme Leader

Learn more about intercalated degrees at the University of Plymouth

Healthcare showcase

The University has showcased how it is at the forefront of ground breaking research in addressing global health challenges to an audience of national health influencers, and guest of honour, Rt Hon. The Lord Willetts.

The University’s Health Research Showcase was hosted by its Chancellor, The Lord Kestenbaum at One Great George Street, London on Thursday 19 October.

It was an opportunity to see and discuss some of the University’s internationally-leading research that is making a real difference to people’s lives, the research crosses work enabled by the University of Plymouth’s interdisciplinary Institutes spanning the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry and Faculties of Health and Human Sciences, Science and Engineering, Arts and Humanities, and Business.

Medical research

The Institute of Translational and Stratified Medicine (ITSMED) is the core of our research activity.

ITSMED brings together the world-class research strengths of the University of Plymouth, its medical school and Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust.

Find out more about ITSMED