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Study Medicine at Hull York Medical School

Medicine here is studied at Hull York Medical School - a partnership between the University of Hull and University of York. The Medical School is focused on delivering exceptional medical education and producing clinical and academic leaders of the future.

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A different kind of medical school

Welcome to Hull York Medical School: the joint medical school of the University of Hull and University of York.

Through a unique partnership between the universities, NHS Trusts and community healthcare providers, we are focused on delivering exceptional medical education and postgraduate study.

As well as our innovative undergraduate Medicine programme, we offer a diverse range of postgraduate programmes in the fields of physician associate studies, anatomy, pharmacology, and health professions education.

Our impact goes beyond teaching and learning and extends to research, which has discovery and innovation at its heart. This research is improving the lives of patients locally and impacting national and international health agendas, in areas such as cancer research, palliative medicine, mental health and global public health.

HYMS Subject Page Medicine students outside Hull Royal Infirmary

Partnership that makes a difference

We are a unique partnership with the Universities of Hull & York, NHS Trusts and local healthcare providers.

Training amazing doctors

We have trained more than 1800 brilliant doctors through our innovative Medicine programme.

Innovative PG study

We train clinical and academic leaders of the future through our postgraduate programmes.

Making a difference

We improve the diagnosis, treatment and care of patients through our world-leading research.

Study Medicine

Our programme combines patient-centred teaching, clinician-led problem based learning, rigorous academic study grounded in the sciences, and regular clinical experience from the third week of your first year.

Here, you will develop the superior clinical and problem solving skills, and confident, empathetic approach to delivering brilliant care that Hull York Medical School graduates are known for.

At the end of your studies, you will graduate thoroughly prepared for clinical practice, with an MB BS degree awarded jointly by the University of Hull and the University of York.

HYMS Subject Page Clinical skills at Castle Hill Hospital

Clinical & communication skills

Develop the superior clinical skills, and confident, empathetic approach to delivering care that our graduates are known for.
HYMS Subject Page Problem based learning in the Allam Medical Building

Problem-based learning

Strong problem-solving skills are essential to providing exceptional, patient-centred care. This is why we place PBL at the heart of our curriculum.
HYMS Subject Page Medicine student with child patient at Hull Royal Infirmary

Clinical placements

We start clinical placements from the beginning of your Medicine programme, and a breadth of experience rarely matched by other medical schools.

Prepared for work in the NHS

We pride ourselves on producing confident, compassionate and work-ready doctors, healthcare leaders and researchers.

Our training, grounded in patient-centred care, arms our students with the knowledge they need to thrive in the NHS, and to make a real difference to the lives of their patients.

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Anatomy students being tutored by course leader Peter Bazira pointing to X-ray of lungs
Chinese Students outside Library and Allam Medical Building

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Campus life

At the heart of the University’s £28million health campus sits the award winning Allam Medical Building, home to Hull York Medical School in Hull.

Officially opened by Queen Elizabeth II, the building is an aspirational teaching and learning environment where you will interact with other healthcare professionals in training, including nursing, physician associate and midwifery students.

Allam Medical Building

Support and wellbeing

We are committed to supporting students and aware that there may be occasions when you may need a little more help to make your journey that bit easier.

As well as our own dedicated student support team, our students also have access to the support services offered by our universities. These include health and wellbeing support and advice, disability support and assessments for support and adjustment, financial assistance or advice, and learning support.

Our research

Our world-leading experts are advancing improvements in healthcare – diagnosis, treatment and care – and improving the health of people in our region and globally.

Through our work we are tackling some of the major health challenges of today, improving early diagnosis, developing new and innovative treatments, reducing inequalities and improving outcomes for patients as well as and supporting those living with long-term or life- limiting conditions.

Your next steps

We’re here to help at every stage of your journey to university, whether you’re looking for a course, or you’re ready to apply. If you have any questions, just get in touch. You can also receive important updates from us using the form.


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1. Upon completion of the Medicine Degree students are awarded a primary medical qualification which entitles them to provisional registration with the General Medical Council. Find out more about what happens after graduation.