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Medicine here is studied at Hull York Medical School - a partnership between the universities of Hull and York - which provides world-class facilities and cutting-edge training for the doctors of the 21st century. At Hull, Hull York Medical School sits within the Faculty of Health Sciences.


At Hull York Medical School, we have a proud reputation as one of the UK's most exciting, contemporary schools, offering innovative and rigorous medical education.

Foundation year

Gives you the skills and knowledge for entry on to a degree if you don’t quite meet the academic entry requirements.

Study abroad

We have partnerships with universities across the globe. Depending on your course, you can study for one trimester, or a full year, in another country.

Industrial placement

Work in industry as part of your degree. Depending on your course, you can spend part of your degree on placement. See your course page for specific details.

Integrated Masters

Some courses combine undergraduate and postgraduate study. The integrated Masters year is an extra year after your standard degree.


  • Medicine

    Delivered by Hull York Medical School, where we train brilliant doctors who deliver exceptional, patient-centred care.

  • Medicine with a Gateway Year

    A six-year programme delivered by Hull York Medical School, on successful completion on the first year (Gateway Year) you will automatically progress to our five-year MB BS Medicine course.

Postgraduate Taught

  • MSc in Clinical Anatomy and Education

    Acquire the same knowledge and skills as the MSc in Clinical Anatomy, plus a comprehensive professional education around developing teachers and researchers of anatomy.

  • MSc in Clinical Anatomy

    Develop advanced knowledge and skills in clinically applied human anatomy to understand how the experience of handling cadaveric material translates to the anatomy of the living person.

  • Certificate/Diploma/MSc in Health Professions Education

    Accredited by the Higher Education Academy, this programme is for health professionals who are interested in education, assessment, course design and educational research.

  • MSc in Health Professions Education (full-time)

    Accredited by the Higher Education Academy, this programme is for health professionals who are interested in education, assessment, course design and educational research.

  • MSc in Pharmacology and Drug Development

    This programme is aimed at aspiring clinical researchers, as well as those wishing to gain a deep understanding of the underlying principles of how drugs work and how to develop new drugs.

  • MSc Pharmacology and Education

    If you are interested in becoming a clinical researcher, and passing on your expertise to the next generation of pharmacology students and colleagues, the MSc in Pharmacology and Education is ideal.

  • MSc in Physician Associate Studies

    This two-year Masters, integrated with clinical practice, will prepare you for the rapidly growing healthcare role of a Physician Associate, working alongside doctors in hospitals and GP surgeries.

Postgraduate Research


"Studying at Hull has given me the academic and practical grounding to look forward to my future as a doctor with confidence."

Mazin Eragat
MB BS Medicine

Why study at Hull?

Our programmes combine teaching in some of the UK’s most advanced medical training facilities with clinical exposure in the region’s surgeries and hospitals right from the start.

Clinical anatomy teaching

Blended learning

Students enjoy a blended learning approach, with clinician-led, problem-based learning supported by lectures, clinical placements and Scholarship and Special Interest Programmes.

Hull York Medical School junior doctor at Hull Royal Infirmary

Clinical placements from the start

Right from the start, our MB BS students experience a breadth of clinical placements in inner-city, rural and coastal settings, offering a diverse experience and providing valuable employability skills.

Hull York Medical School student on placement

World-class research

Our world-class research inspires our students to graduate as excellent thinkers, evidence-based practitioners and patient-centred communicators.

Allam Medical Building

Health Campus

From simulated operating theatres, hospital wards and intensive care facilities to state-of-the-art working spaces, our new Health Campus offers an unparalleled training environment.

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Our students graduate as excellent thinkers, evidence-based practitioners and patient centred communicators who are thoroughly prepared for clinical practice.

MB BS graduates register provisionally with the UK's General Medical Council and enter the two-year Foundation Programme which prepares them for specialist or general practice training.

Graduates of our postgraduate programmes leave with the knowledge and skills needed to think independently and critically and to meet the challenges posed by their future careers.

* UK domicile full-time first degree leavers, Graduate Outcomes survey for the academic year 2017/18, published by HESA 2020.

100% of students are in work or further study 15 months after graduating*

Hull York Medical School students examining Xrays

Our research

Our researchers have a real impact within the region and beyond. Projects include work to enable the early detection of cancer, help people with life-limiting illnesses and better treat respiratory diseases from asthma and bronchitis to the chronic cough.

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International opportunities

As part of the MB BS, students have the exciting opportunity to study abroad or work in a specialist service in the UK for their final year elective.

Previous students have enjoyed placements at hospitals and research institutes in Vanuatu, Tenerife, Belize and South Africa, as well as leading UK organisations such as the Institute of Neurology in London.

*Research Excellence Framework 2014

An impressive 85% of research at Hull York Medical School was classed as world-leading or internationally excellent*


Campus tulips in Spring

Now see for yourself

The best way to see if the University of Hull is right for you is to come and visit us. We hold Open Days throughout the year. Book your place now - we'd love to meet you.


Contact us

Hull York Medical School
  • University of Hull
  • Hull, UK
  • HU6 7RX