Medicine A990 BSc (Hons) 2022 entry
The A990 is a six-year medicine degree course for Canadians only (or those who have Canadian residency rights) and who are considered ‘overseas’ for fee purposes. The programme is designed for applicants who wish to return to Canada for postgraduate training.
Students entering the A990 have the unique opportunity to graduate after three years at St Andrews with a BSc Honours degree in Medicine before moving on to the University of Edinburgh's Medical School to complete their training as a doctor and graduate with an MBChB. Students are given assistance in applying for residency placement in Canada for postgraduate training.
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.
For more information about completing training in Edinburgh and applying for residency placements, please see:
You can also view short informative videos about the A990 programme.
The University of St Andrews as a whole was voted top in the UK for student academic experience in The National Student Survey 2020 as 92.7% of St Andrews final-year students gave the University top marks for the quality of the learning and teaching experience.
The University has secured a TEF Gold Award for the quality of teaching and the undergraduate experience.
The University of Edinburgh was ranked joint second in the UK for medicine (Guardian University Guide 2021).