Medicine A100 BSc (Hons) 2023 entry
Students entering Medicine at St Andrews have the unique opportunity to graduate after three years with a BSc Honours degree before moving on to one of our partner medical schools to complete their training as a doctor and graduate with an MBChB/MBBS.
The course provides students with an excellent scientific foundation for clinical practice, helps develop ethical understanding and decision making skills and provides early, relevant clinical experience in a highly supportive educational environment.
The A100 degree offers three different application routes for UK students depending on your preferred location for the final three years of training:
- Scotland route (Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow)
- England route (Manchester, London)
- No Preference route.
Applicants who are overseas for fee purposes will progress to Manchester Medical School for the final three years of training; there are no places for overseas students on the A100 at any of our other partner medical schools.
Find out more about course pathways.
The School of Medicine has retained its position as second place of UK Medical Schools in the National Student Survey (NSS). The NSS gauges students’ experiences of learning and teaching at university. The same survey placed St Andrews as the UK’s top mainstream university for the thirteenth time in the past 15 years.
“It was important for me to choose a career where I have the opportunity to positively impact people’s life’s and give back to my community. Communication and clinical skills are two important areas which students are immersed in from the start of the programme, with opportunities to enhance these through work with patients, including practice taking histories, and practice clinical skills in our clinical skills suite. I also think the early introduction to full body dissection is important as it allows you to better understand and visualise what you are learning in lectures and tutorials on specific systems and organs and how they relate to each other.
I have enjoyed meeting, engaging with and learning alongside a diverse range of people from different backgrounds in the School of Medicine, and look forward to also experiencing another university environment for the second half of my programme, where I can build on the skills and knowledge I have gained at St Andrews.”