Faculty of Medicine

The Faculty of Medicine oversees the University's School of Medicine, as well as related research groups and departments.

The Faculty of Medicine currently offers two undergraduate options to study medicine: 

  • BSc (Bachelor of Science) Honours is awarded to students who study over a period of three years. After this degree, all students with an Honours degree are guaranteed a place on the MBChB/MBBS in one of the School's six partner medical schools: Aberdeen, Barts and the London, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Manchester.
  • MBChB (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery) is awarded to students on the four-year Scottish Graduate Entry Medicine (ScotGEM) programme. This is a joint programme run by the universities of St Andrews and Dundee and the health boards in Fife and Tayside. In addition, this programme is run in collaboration with NHS Highland, NHS Dumfries and Galloway, and the University of Highlands and Islands.

The Faculty of Medicine offers the following postgraduate options of study:

  • Postgraduate research entry routes:
    • PhD
    • MD by research
    • MSc by Research: MSc(Res)

  • Postgraduate taught entry routes:
    • MSc in Health Psychology
    • MSc in Digital Health

The Dean of the Faculty of Medicine is Professor David Crossman. Find out more about the Deans

Prospective students can find out more about the Faculty of Medicine, including degree structure and entry requirements on the Study at St Andrews website