Scottish Graduate Entry Medicine Programme (ScotGEM) MB ChB (4 year course)



The programme will capitalise on the existing strengths of medical teaching in the universities of St Andrews and Dundee in collaboration with NHS Fife, NHS Tayside, NHS Highland, NHS Dumfries and Galloway and the University of the Highlands and Islands. This exciting partnership enables the development of a truly distinctive programme. First and second year will be led by the University of St Andrews, with third and fourth year led by the University of Dundee. In first year, students will be based at the University of St Andrews and within Fife. From second year onwards, components of the programme will include periods of living and studying in rural areas of the Highlands and Dumfries and Galloway. You must be prepared to live and study in this context.

Course details and entry requirements

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What you will study

ScotGEM will address all core MBChB requirements as stipulated by the General Medical Council (GMC) (see Outcomes for Graduates).  However, the ambition of the ScotGEM programme is to produce a cohort of high quality, adaptable, and compassionate clinical leaders.  Hence you will also contribute to local communities whilst you train, through facilitated social and health care based ‘voluntary’ work.

Course details

Please note that some placements, in particular most of Year 3, will be in rural areas and you must be prepared to live and study in this context.