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Bachelor of Science (Honours) Medicine


Medicine single: Second Year
Code Module name Credits
MD2001 Foundations of Medicine 1 60
MD2002 Foundations of Medicine 2 60

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year
Choose a minimum of 80 Level 2000 credits


Some Schools permit qualified entry to Honours (see www.st-andrews.ac.uk/media/teaching-and-learning/policies/honsentry.pdf )

BSc Honours in Medicine

The general requirements are 480 credits over a period of no more than four years from the date of first matriculation, of which the final two years form an approved Honours programme of 240 credits, of which 120 credits are at 3000 level and 120 credits at 4000 level. Direct entry into second level is the normal route of entry in which case 120 credits of advanced standing will be given by the Dean, with advice from the Faculty Executive Group, to approved candidates. All those who graduate with BSc (Honours) in Medicine from St Andrews have the guarantee of a clinical place with our clinical partners: the Universities of Manchester, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dundee and Aberdeen where they can graduate with MB ChB and Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry where they can graduate with MBBS, after three years of clinical studies (see www.st-andrews.ac.uk/studyabroad/outgoingstudents/AcademicInformation/).


Medicine single: Third Year
Code Module name Credits
MD3001 Medicine: Honours 1 (Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems) 60
MD3002 Medicine: Honours 2 (Reproductive, Renal and Gastrointestinal Systems) 60

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year


Medicine single: Fourth Year
Code Module name Credits
MD4001 Medicine: Honours 3 (Central Nervous System and Endocrine System) 60
MD4002 Medicine: Honours 4 (Student-selected component) 40
MD4003 Medicine: Honours 5 (Applied Medical Science) 20

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year