Your virtual visit to the School of Medicine
Interested in becoming a doctor? We have lots of useful information about studying Medicine at Cardiff University to get you started.
- Patient contact from as early as year one of our Medicine degree.
- 100% of our Medicine and 95% of our Medical Pharmacology students are in employment and/or further study six months after graduating
- Admiral Business of the Year Award 2018 Communications Skills Teaching
How we are adapting to COVID-19
The pandemic requires curriculum change for all medical schools but we are skilled at that: as an innovative Medicine programme we have always risen to a challenge and are doing so now.
We are optimistic but practical, so are planning for multiple scenarios. We can promise you that you will meet your learning outcomes across the length of your course. In Years 1-2, we expect you to be learning in Cardiff or on placement, with a blend of learning opportunities such as face-to-face and e-Learning. Students will be considered as key workers and Year 3-5 students will continue to be on placement across Wales.
Your safety is paramount and we work closely with Welsh government and the NHS to ensure this. Where risk is unacceptable, we will discuss interruption of studies (a learning break) with you. We also know this situation will change over time, so we're prepared for our plans to change too.
Find out more about studying with us
Welcome to Cardiff University School of Medicine
Find out about studying with us from Dr Sarju Patel.
Applying to our Medical school
Our recruitment manager shares some useful tips and guidance of how to apply to Medical school.
Case Based Learning (CBL) in our Medical school
Our CBL approach keeps patients right at the centre of your studies. Studying Medicine with us prepares you to work, and think, like a practising clinician from Year 1 of your degree.
Life as a Cardiff medical student
What is studying Medicine at Cardiff really like? Find out what med student Dion-Emily Manning has to say.
How will I learn?
Get a flavour of life as a School of Medicine student.
Case Based Learning (CBL)
Discover CBL's benefits and develop your understanding of what studying medicine at Cardiff University is really like.
A flexible course
Our MBBCh Medicine programme, known as C21, offers you flexibility and choice, not just in how you apply but in where you plan to study.
Our Community and Rural Education Route (CARER) programme
One of your options while you study with us is our CARER programme, spending year three as part of a General Practice in West or north Wales.
Let one of our current CARER students tell you more.
Medicine: north Wales (MBBCh)
Depending on which route you choose when applying, C21 allows you the option of being based in north Wales for all or part of your programme, while still graduating with our prestigious Cardiff University MBBCh degree.
See how Bangor University are delivering the C21 north Wales Graduate entry to medicine four year programme (MBBCh) in collaboration with Cardiff University’s School of Medicine.
Life as a Cardiff University medical student
We are proud of our medical students and genuinely believe we offer them the best experience possible. But don't take our word for it, let some of our students tell you more...
Studying at Cardiff University School of Medicine
What is it really like studying Medicine at Cardiff University? Let some of our current students tell you...
Why medicine as a career?
Considering medicine as a future career? Welsh Cardiff University medical students, graduates and doctors share their advice and experiences.
Our degree programme and other useful resources
Find out how the British Medical Association can help you become a doctor.
School of Medicine Undergraduate Degree Programme - 2021 entry
Our undergraduate programme gives full details on what we have on offer.
Routes into Medicine
Which route into medicine is right for you and how long will it take?
Thinking about applying to Medicine?
Resources for prospective students.
UCAT 2020 - Important Information
This leaflet gives a summary of the key information that applicants to Medicine and Dentistry need to know about sitting the UCAT this year for entry in 2021.