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2021/22 Undergraduate Programme Catalogue

MBChB Medicine and Surgery

Programme code:BMS-MEDSUCAS code:A100
Duration:5 Years Method of Attendance: Full Time
Programme manager:Dr Jason Ward Contact address:K.J.Ward@leeds.ac.uk

Total credits: 600

Entry requirements:

For entry requirements please visit https://courses.leeds.ac.uk/

School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:

Leeds Institute of Medical Education (LIME)

Examination board through which the programme will be considered:

School of Medicine undergraduate examination board

Relevant QAA Subject Benchmark Groups:

Requirements of General Medical Council (GMC) ‘Outcomes for Graduates’ 2018
QAA do not apply separate benchmarks as GMC Outcomes for Graduates define these

Programme specification:

Programme Aims:
At the end of the programme students should meet the requirements as laid down by the School to fulfil the standards set by the GMC Outcomes for Graduates 2018

Distinctiveness of the programme:

- Spiral integrated curriculum.
- Patient safety at the heart, recurring theme throughout.
- New IDEALs course (Innovation, Development, Enterprise, Leadership, Safety), is a novel course that underpins the whole MBChB, recognising the challenges and requirements of modern postgraduate practice with a strong emphasis on professionalism and development.
- One of only a few schools to offer ‘wet anatomy’ dissection.
- Clinical integration of all aspects of curriculum with academic clinicians involved from year 1 onwards.

Introduction of RESS - Research Evaluation & Special Studies

- New model for existing SSCs - much more closely related to integrate research & evaluation skills with clinical & science teaching.
- Year 1 includes human body measurement projects linking research, project design, clinical & science e.g. looking at blood pressure measurement, populations & diseases.
- Years 2&3 develop this theme with a series of RESS tasks (e.g. literature reviews) and skills development in managing a ’mini project’.
- RESS will build across year 3 as students plan towards an 18 month project in year 4 & 5 focussing on science, clinical medicine, service development, IT or internationalism etc. Key role to draw on core business in NHS care (translational, service implementation)
Introduction of IDEALS.
- New course that replaces Personal Development, focusing much more on development of ‘softer skills’ required for successful transition through the curriculum and beyond.
- Meshes self and structure.
- Key role in determining and developing notions of self regulation, professionalism, engagement with the course.

Introduction of CARES - Strengthening our existing programme and teaching models - links with community and NHS partners


Year1 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

MEDI1204Individuals and Populations  creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MEDI1208Integrated Summative Exam 1  creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MEDI1213Research, Evaluation and Special Studies 1  creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MEDI1214Innovation, Development, Enterprise, Leadership and Safety 1  creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MEDI1216Introduction to Medical Sciences  creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MEDI1220Body Systems  creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
MEDI1221Clinical Assessment, Reasoning, Ethics and Patient Safety  creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)

The MBChB programme is not a modular programme. Each Integrated Core Unit and Student Selected Component is taught in sequence and satisfactory progress must be achieved in all components of Year 1.


Year2 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

MEDI2201Control and Movement  creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MEDI2202Individuals and Populations 2  creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MEDI2209Integrated Summative Exam 2  creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MEDI2217Research, Evaluation and Special Studies 2  creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MEDI2218Innovation, Development, Enterprise, Leadership and Safety 2  creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MEDI2220RESS 2 Special Studies Project  creditsNot running in 202122
MEDI2221Essential Medical Science  creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MEDI2222Clinical Pathology  creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
MEDI2223Clinical Assessment, Reasoning, Ethics and patient Safety  creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)

The MBChB programme is not a modular programme. Each Integrated Core Unit and Student Selected Component is taught in sequence and satisfactory progress must be achieved in all components of Year 2.


Year3 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Unit information for Year 3 is currently under development. Once developed the modules will be added to this list and students will be made aware of the modules they will be required to take.

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

MEDI3207Integrated Summative Exam Year 3  creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MEDI3211Year 3 OSCE  creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MEDI3216Innovation, Development, Enterprise, Leadership and Safety 3  creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MEDI3217Campus to Clinic 3  creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MEDI3218Research, Evaluation, and Special Studies Year 3  creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)

The MBChB programme is not a modular programme. Each Integrated Core Unit and Student Selected Component is taught in sequence and satisfactory progress must be achieved in all components of Year 3


Year4 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Unit information for Year 4 is currently under development. Once developed the modules will be added to this list and students will be made aware of the modules they will be required to take.

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

MEDI4222Year 4 OSCE  creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MEDI4223Integrated Summative Exam Year 4  creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MEDI4226Extended Student Research and Evaluation Project Year 4  creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MEDI4227Campus to Clinic Advanced 4  creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)

The MBChB programme is not a modular programme. Each Integrated Core Unit and Student Selected Component is taught in sequence and satisfactory progress must be achieved in all components of Year 4.


Year5 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Unit information for Year 5 is currently under development. Once developed the modules will be added to this list and students will be made aware of the modules they will be required to take.

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

MEDI5207Year 5 OSCE  creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MEDI5215Elective  creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MEDI5216Integrated Summative Exam Year 5  creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MEDI5217Extended Student Research and Evaluation Project Year5  creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MEDI5218Campus to Clinic Advanced 5  creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)

The MBChB programme is not a modular programme. Each Integrated Core Unit and Student Selected Component is taught in sequence and satisfactory progress must be achieved in all components of Year 5.

Last updated: 30/06/2021 16:15:18

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