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Foundation/pre-clinical year 
Below is a list of UK medical schools offering Medicine Foundation Courses. This would be prior to an undergraduate medical degree and aims to better prepare applicants for undergraduate medical education. Some courses are a route for learners with a good academic record in non-science subjects, while others are designed to widen access to the medical profession.

You are advised to contact medical schools running the courses you are interested in to determine whether the foundation/pre-clinical  is right for you. The courses listed below are run by member institutions or those who have a concordat with a member institution. Click on the name of the course to go directly to its website for more information.

Bradford (University of), School of Life Sciences (in partnership with Leeds (University of), School of Medicine)
Foundation in Clinical Sciences/Medicine
+44 (0)1274 236584  

Cardiff University, School of Medicine
Medicine with a Preliminary Year
+44 (0)29 2074 3436

Dundee (University of), Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing
Premedical Year for Non-science background
Widening Access Premedical Option
+44 (0)1382 344160

Durham (University of), Queens Campus, Stockton, Phase 1 Medicine
Durham Foundation Programme
The Gateway to Medicine Programme
+44 (0)191 3340 353

Keele University
Health Foundation Year for Medicine
+44 (0)1782 733509

King's College London, University of London
Extended Medical Degree Programme
+44 (0)207 8486503

Liverpool (University of), Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
Foundation to Health and Veterinary Studies (Year 0) Programme
+44 (0)151 706 4266

Manchester (University of), Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences
Medicine (6 years including foundation year)
+44 (0)161 275 2077 

Norwich Medical School (UEA)
Medicine with a Foundation Year
+44 (0)1603 591 515

Nottingham (University of), Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Medicine with a Foundation Year MBBS
+44 (0)115 823 0000

Sheffield (The University of), School of Medicine
Medicine with a Foundation Year
+44 (0)114 271 3727

Southampton (University of), School of Medicine
BM Medicine & BMedSc (BM6, widening access)
+44 (0)2380 594408

St Andrews (University of), Centre for International Foundation Programmes International Foundation Programme for Medicine
+44 (0)1334 462255

*Please note for all applications, apart from Liverpool’s Foundation to Health and Veterinary Studies (Year 0) Programme, you will need to apply through UCAS.
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