Brighton and Sussex Medical School
Internal Medicine MSc
Brighton and Sussex Medical School

Course modalities offered

Key Course Facts

Course Description

Run in partnership with educators, commissioners and practitioners from throughout the region, the course has support from Health Education Kent, Surrey, and Sussex (HEKSS).

It provides a rounded education in internal medicine, including current advances in medical sciences and their application in the clinical arena. Students will gain a detailed understanding of core research methodologies, critical evaluation, evidence based approaches and the pathophysiology of conditions of clinical interest.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

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This course is open to medical trainees who have completed a primary medical qualification and MRCP Part 1. These requirements may be relaxed under special circumstances for applicants with substantial clinical experience (please enquire prior to application). For international students a minimum IELTS score of 7.0 is required. This course is open to applications from UK/ EU/ Island residents and international students.

Visa Requirements for International Students

Visa requirement

All international students (including citizens from EU countries) intending to study this or any other academic programme for more than 6 months in the UK require a Student Visa.

International students younger than 18 years require a special Child Student Visa. Exceptions from this general rule may apply to holders of other UK work visas, British National Overseas visa, family member visa and recognised refugees or asylum seekers.

Permission to work while studying

is listed by the UK government as an institution licensed to sponsor migrant students.

Student visa holders from licensed institutions are entitled to work during their full-time bachelor's, master's or Phd studies for
- 20h/week during the term
- Full-time outside term time (e.g. vacations, work placements, once course ended)

After completion of a bachelor's or master's programme of at least 12 months Student Visa holders of licensed institutions can convert their visa into a Graduate Visa which entitles graduates to work for 2 years in the UK.

Costs

Tuition Fees Internal Medicine MSc

EU £3084 year 1
Channel Islands £3084 year 1
England UK £3084 year 1
Northern Ireland £3084 year 1
Scotland £3084 year 1
Wales £3084 year 1
International £6168 year 1

Additional fee information

Please refer to our website for up to date fee information as some course fees vary: https://www.bsms.ac.uk/postgraduate/index.aspx
Due to visa restrictions, international students requiring a student visa including EU/EEA who require a student visa are eligible to apply for BSMS full-time Masters courses only. Part-time Masters courses, all PGDip and all PGCert courses are open to UK and Irish students and international students including EU/EEA who have an alternative visa/immigration permission to stay in the UK such as settled/pre-settled status, Tier 2/work visa, indefinite leave to remain etc.

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

University Rankings

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About Brighton and Sussex Medical School

Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS) works together with the University of Sussex and the University of Brighton to provide multi-disciplinary programmes for Medicine subjects. The main offering for Undergraduates at this school is a 5-year medical degree focused on developing new doctors with the use of their state-of-the-art and modern facilities, which include anatomical laboratories, lecture theatres, and much more.

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