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Medical Science

Pick up the fundamentals of medical science – and how to innovate beyond its boundaries – as you develop and pitch your own solution to a real-life medical problem.
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Could you be the reason someone’s heart keeps beating? What an incentive to study medical sciences with us! By learning key concepts and considering recent breakthroughs in areas such as genetics or emergency medicine, the potential is real.

Build solid industry knowledge, develop the teamwork essential to succeeding in this field and learn how to draft, develop and pitch your ideas to experts. Our Medical Sciences course mixes theory with interactive project work for an engaging, enriching experience.

Whether it’s visiting institutes like the Wellcome Trust or presenting to industry experts, you’ll leave with the skills and aptitude to succeed in a range of careers from epidemiology to clinal medicine and beyond.

Teaching methodology

Learn the Oxford way with tutorial-style teaching. Your expert tutor will foster self-directed learning and critical thinking through interactive seminars in small groups (no bigger than 8). During your course, you will complete two pieces of independent work (essays or problem sheets), which your tutor will then evaluate in either a 1:1 or 2:1 tutorial. Tutorials will provide you with the opportunity to discuss your work and feedback with your tutor and learn new perspectives from your classmates. On completion of the course, you'll receive a certificate and letter of recommendation from your tutor.

The experience

Discover the best of British culture and beyond to find out what makes Great Britain so great by visiting all of its wonderful landmarks on foot, by bike or via the tube.

Hop on to London’s infamous tube system, and explore trendy Shoreditch (with its delicious eateries and boutique shops), visit Camden market for some vintage finds, or stroll along the Thames and watch the sunset behind the London Eye. Wherever you choose, you’re sure to be captivated by the city’s atmospheric charm.

Typical outings

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Westminster, London

The Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Westminster Cathedral, St James’s Park and Buckingham Palace – just a few of the world-famous landmarks in this part of London. Enjoy being at the heart of our vibrant capital.

British Museum

Discover amazing treasures and experience the history of people from around the world. Then explore the heart of London from Covent Garden and Trafalgar Square to the National Gallery and St James' Park.


Explore the history of space, time and navigation at the Royal Observatory, step aboard the historic Cutty Sark, and uncover gripping stories about how today’s world was shaped at the National Maritime Museum.

Tower of London

The Crown Jewels, Beefeaters, and over 1,000 years of history – explore this iconic ancient fortress and castle, walk along the mighty river Thames and discover vibrant Brick Lane.


It’s action stations as you step aboard world-famous warships, including Nelson’s HMS Victory, brave the glass floor of the Spinnaker Tower, and explore one of England’s most important naval cities.

Academic Excursion

Students will experience a half-day academic excursion to explore topics taught in the classroom in a real-world, hands-on environment.


Anna, Italy

"My tutors were amazing! They gave us advice but they let us do whatever we wanted in our project (they are super cool with super cool ideas) – thanks Anne and Max."

Stay in London

London calling! What’s not to love about the capital- you can cruise down the River Thames, learn about high fashion history at the V&A, and eat at some of the country’s top restaurants all in one day. London is home to a plethora of cultures and industries, with start-ups from around the world making it their office address. It is the perfect place to get a head start in your area of interest, while experiencing all that a multicultural capital city has to offer. The fun doesn’t end, and neither does the learning.

You will be staying in Queen Mary accommodation, in modern single rooms occupied by university students during the academic year. It is located at the Mile End campus, a popular student suburb, close to some of the capital's best sites, green spaces and all your essential amenities. You'll also be on the doorstep of several local Tube services, which means that countless attractions, museums and restaurants are at an easy reach.

You’ll experience some of London’s best local restaurants and cafes, as well as a lovely formal dinner on the last night of your course.


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Anne Oshodi

MBBS Medicine, Hull York Medical School - Prior to returning to university to undertake her medical degree, Anne worked as a clinical researcher focused on stroke research. She worked on projects looking at the prevention, management, treatment and possible rehabilitation of strokes involving government and private pharmaceutical sponsors.

Hannah Mayhew

Hannah is currently a third-year medical student in London. She aspires to work in the future as a paediatric emergency medicine doctor, in order to fulfil her passion for working with young people and members of the community to offer care, dignity and support in their time of need. Hannah has developed a skill set spanning across retail, hospitality, clinical environments, teaching and volunteering, with a particular focus upon working with children, young people and those with learning disabilities. She prides herself on approaching challenges enthusiastically and thriving under pressure - she hopes these will serve her well as a future doctor.

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