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The Foundation Year (Certificate of Higher Education) is designed for students who are not eligible to apply directly to the MBChB Medicine and Surgery degree programme.
A one-year Certificate in Higher Education for those who are not eligible for direct entry to Medicine and Surgery.
15 modules including Anatomy and Tissue Structure; Genetics; Hormones and Development; Infection and Immunity, and Human Physiology.
Designed to prepare you for successful progression onto our five-year undergraduate medical degree (MBChB).
Do you have what it takes to be a successful medical student and an excellent doctor? From compassion and caring to insight and reflection, we are looking for students who are motivated and conscientious, committed to making a difference to the health and wellbeing of their patients, and the community they live in.
Underpinned by academic ability, being able to work alongside your peers and respect others in your profession and practice will make a massive impact on your impact as a medical practitioner. If you are passionate about fighting the causes of disease and want to join the future of medicine, join us at Lancaster.
Your non-academic suitability will be assessed through multiple mini interviews. In your personal statement, you should demonstrate suitable evidence of the following:
The course is designed to prepare you for successful progression onto the five-year undergraduate medical degree programme. At the end of the Foundation Year, you will also be awarded a Certificate in Higher Education. Foundation Year is ideal for those who are:
If you fail to meet the academic criteria for progression onto the medical degree, you may still be eligible to progress onto a number of other degree programmes offered by the Faculty of Health and Medicine (for example, Biomedical Science).
Learn more about the Foundation Year programme, including course structure, careers information, and fees and funding.
Find out more about the application process for our foundation course.