Queen Mary University of London
Medicine MB BS
Queen Mary University of London

Key Course Facts

Course Description

Study an innovative curriculum at a top medical school, and work with a diverse range of patients and clinical issues at some of London’s greatest hospitals.

Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry is one of the oldest medical schools in the UK. We draw on our long experience to provide the best in modern medical training, with high-tech teaching facilities, and aim to prepare you for life as a qualified doctor.

Our strong core curriculum will equip you with clinical, communication, observation, teamwork and management skills. The curriculum is underpinned by research, linking your learning to the work of the faculty, from the laboratory bench to new drugs to public health interventions.

With less emphasis on traditional lectures, problem-based learning in small groups encourages you to take an independent approach to clinical scenarios. You’ll start seeing patients from your very first term, and progress to hospital and community placements.

You can follow your own interests by choosing student-selected components, from basic sciences to clinical specialities, community and public health, medical ethics and law.

Accredited by the General Medical Council (GMC), this primary medical qualification entitles the holder to apply to the GMC for registration to practise medicine in the UK.

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 124 graduates of Medicine MB BS at Queen Mary University of London for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Clinical Medicine.

Overall student satisfaction
93 /100
124 total respondents
The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students


Salary of Graduates of Medicine MB BS at Queen Mary University of London

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Medicine MB BS at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £34000 £42500 £49500
25-75 percentile range £30000 - £38000 £32000 - £45500 £42500 - £56500

Salary of all UK Graduates of Clinical Medicine

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £34000 £42301 £47751
25-75 percentile range £30002 - £39997 £35811 - £45338 £40748 - £54794

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Required skill level of job after 15 months

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Medicine MB BS at Queen Mary University of London

99% Medical Practitioners
1% Welfare and housing associate professionals

Grading & Study Time

Assessment Methods

Study Time Distribution

Your progress is monitored through a combination of continuous assessment and regular examinations, with final exams each year. A scheme of merits and distinctions recognises excellent or outstanding performance across each sector of the curriculum. Prizes reward special ability both in the main examinations and in specialist subjects.

Grading Distribution

Students of the course received the following grades

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements

To include Biology or Chemistry, and a second science from Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics. Results must be achieved in one sitting over a period of no longer than two years. Excluded subjects - General Studies and Critical Thinking. Also excluded is Further Mathematics if taken together with Mathematics.

6,6,6 in HL subjects, to include HL Biology or Chemistry and one other science or mathematical subject at HL.

Do you not fulfill the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements?
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still be able to join Medicine, MB BS.


Tuition Fees Medicine MB BS

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1

Additional fee information

Our most recent information regarding tuition fees can be found at http://www.qmul.ac.uk/tuitionfees/

Average student cost of living in London

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

Positions of Queen Mary University of London in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of Queen Mary University of London in related subject specific rankings.

Medicine & Health

    • #8 
    • #51 
    Clinical Medicine
    ARWU by subject - Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 26 May, 2021]
    • #9 
    • #103 
    Clinical Medicine
    NTU by Subject
    [Published 20 October, 2021]
    • #8 
    • #14 
    The Guardian UK University League Tables by Subject
    [Published ]
    • #10 
    • #16 
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 13 June, 2022]
    • #8 
    • #62 
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 20 April, 2022]

See all university rankings of Queen Mary University of London

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About Queen Mary University of London

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) was founded in 1989 in the Mile End district of London. This Russell Group University offers state-of-the-art facilities, including their Advanced Molecular Imaging Services, and the Genome Centre for DNA research at Barts and the London School of Medicine, among numerous others for a wide variety of subject matters. QMUL is without a doubt an excellent option for any student wishing to pursue a career path in scientific research, and is recognised worldwide as such.

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Where is this programme taught

Queen Mary University of London - Whitechapel campus
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