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School of Medicine

Train to become a doctor at Essex’s first School of Medicine. We offer an innovative, fully integrated curriculum with a strong science base - as well as excellent clinical opportunities to develop the skills and knowledge to work in, shape, and lead healthcare delivery in the 21st century.

Medicine MBChB

Course details

School of Medicine facilities

Widening Access to Medicine Scheme (WAMS)

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A week in the life of a medical student

Multiple Mini Interviews

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for medical students

Meet our teaching staff

Short courses for medical professionals

Advance your clinical practice and further your knowledge with our range of short courses.

Short courses

Research and innovation

We're carrying out ground-breaking research, and helping to lead the NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Programme, which drives innovation in the health service.

Research institutes and groups in the Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care Clinical Entrepreneur Programme

Patient partners

Find out how patients are playing an invaluable part in training undergraduate medical students.

Preparing students for practice

In the news

Read the latest news about events, partnerships and initiatives in our School of Medicine.

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Raising concerns

We get better by listening to, and acting upon, feedback. Send us your comments.

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Chat to a student from this school

Do you want to know more about a course, or student life at ARU more generally? Send a message to our Student Ambassador - they'll be happy to answer any questions you have.

Alexander: why I chose ARU to study Medicine

Tanisha: why I chose Medicine at ARU

Dr Roger Tisi, GP lead

Elliot Bird, Senior Lecturer & Physiology Lead