West Midlands: UK medical school region

Below is a listing of UK medical schools located in the West Midlands region (one of the 12 currently designated Nations and Regions within the United Kingdom).

For the big picture across all UK medical school locations, check also our statistics on regional distribution of UK medical schools and notes on location details and postal addresses.

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Aston University, based in the centre of Birmingham, is home to another new medical school.  With their first medical students starting in 2018, this initial cohort will graduate in 2023. Aston's medical programme is five years, emphasising compassionate patient care and working in multi-disciplinary teams. Medical students learn through lectures, group work, workshops, independent study, with increasing amounts of patient contact as the course progresses.

Here is an at-a-glance summary of key information related to Aston medical school.

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Medical school establishment date:
2018

Years of course:
5

Total medical students:
310

Average year cohort:
103.3

Region:
West Midlands

Subject prerequisites:

Biology (strictly required)
Chemistry (strictly required)

Interview format:
MMI

Admissions test:
UCAT

A Level typical offer:
AAA

Advanced Higher typical offer:
AAA

IB typical offer:
36 points

General teaching method:
Integrated, PBL

Anatomy teaching:
Dissection

Intercalation mode:
Optional intercalation

Birmingham Medical School offers a five-year integrated programme, taught via lectures, seminars, tutorials, and PBL. With a population of 5 million patients and the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, an internationally acclaimed tertiary care centre, Birmingham offers a diverse environment for students to learn Medicine, with exposure to a variety of ethnic backgrounds, genders, sexualities, and socio-economic statuses. 

Here is an at-a-glance summary of key information related to Birmingham medical school.

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Medical school establishment date:
1825

Years of course:
5

Total medical students:
1935

Average year cohort:
387.0

Region:
West Midlands

Subject prerequisites:

Biology (strictly required)
Chemistry (strictly required)

Interview format:
MMI

Admissions test:
UCAT

A Level typical offer:
AAA

Advanced Higher typical offer:
AA

IB typical offer:
32 points

General teaching method:
EBL, Integrated, PBL

Anatomy teaching:
Prosection

Intercalation mode:
Optional intercalation

Keele’s medical programme is highly integrated, with learning centred around continuous feedback. Teaching is delivered through lectures, PBL, seminars, and cadaveric dissection, set in a modern spiral curriculum, in which core themes are revisited in increasing clinical detail each year.  The course is divided into three phases

Here is an at-a-glance summary of key information related to Keele medical school.

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Medical school establishment date:
2003

Years of course:
5

Total medical students:
730

Average year cohort:
146.0

Region:
West Midlands

Subject prerequisites:

Biology (acceptable option)
Chemistry (acceptable option)

Interview format:
MMI

Admissions test:
BMAT, UCAT

A Level typical offer:
AAA

Advanced Higher typical offer:
AB

IB typical offer:
35 points

General teaching method:
CBL, Integrated, PBL

Anatomy teaching:
Dissection

Intercalation mode:
Optional intercalation