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MBChB Medicine and Surgery

Year 5

(Award available for year: Bachelor of Medicine/Surgery)

Learning outcomes

Level 5 credits = 120

Learning outcomes for this programme can be found by accessing at the Requirements of General Medical Council (GMC) ‘Outcomes for Graduates’ 2018

Transferable (key) skills

Transferable (Key) Skills: The Extended Student Research and Evaluation Project (ESREP) is a core part of the MBChB programme, aimed at providing medical students with the opportunity to acquire, develop, and apply research and evaluation skills. RESS maps directly to Outcome 3 of Outcomes for Graduates (GMC 2018): `Professional Knowledge: We expect newly qualified doctors to demonstrate their knowledge through scholarly application to the care of patients in practice'. This is achieved through engagement with the following:

In Year 5 Students will apply and extend their skills to define, refine, plan, implement and complete a clinically relevant project in a timely manner, and learn appropriate clinical governance including ethics and information management. They will communicate learning outcomes effectively by oral and written assessment methods.


Assessment is based on assessing core clinical knowledge, clinical skills and attitudes.

A variety of methods are employed including:
- Written reports
- Integrated MCQ and EMQ assessments
- Practical clinical skills (OSCE)
- Work based assessments.
- ESREP engagement.


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