UK or United Kingdom is an island nation in northwestern Europe that comprises of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. London is the capital city and is also an influential place for finance and culture. The population of the country is approx. 6.72 crores and the currency is Pound Sterling.

This nation is home to many renowned universities like University of Oxford, University College of London and University of Cambridge. The UK has the 5th largest economy by GDP and the 10th largest by purchasing power.

Study MBBS in UK

UK has made a lot of advancements in medical sciences so it is one of the nations that attract international students. MBBS course in UK is a good option for medical students who want a bright career ahead.

The quality of education provided by the medical universities in UK is better than most of the universities around the world. Most of the reputed Medical Specialists in different fields are affiliated from UK.

Why choose MBBS in UK?

  • UK provides high quality education when it comes to medical sciences.
  • Studying MBBS in UK gives students an exposure to the advanced technology and methods in the medical field.
  • MBBS degree from UK is globally recognized and acceptable in all the countries of the world.
  • Medical students get an access to expert guidance during the professional training.
  • Medical students from UK get a chance to appear for MRCS/MRCP diplomas.

Eligibility for Indian students in UK

Like any other country UK also has a list of eligibility criteria for intake of international students:-

  • The age of the applicant must be a minimum of 18 years.
  • Students must score a minimum of 80% with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as compulsory subjects.
  • Student must clear NEET examination.
  • Many colleges in UK conduct UK Clinical Aptitude test or Bio Medical Admission test so students have to appear for that.

How can you get admission to UK?

  1. The first and the foremost step are to check that do you match with all the eligibility requirements for admission in UK.
  2. Some medical colleges in UK conduct entrance examination like UKCAT or BMAT so, you must register for it. You must appear for exam which is held in first week of November of the same year you want to apply in.
  3. You must register and appear for yet another exam i.e. IELTS to prove your English Proficiency to take admission in UK.
  4. You must ready all the required documents for the application.
  5. After you have received all the documents, complete the online application procedure by filling the form and attaching the required documents through the UCAS portal.
  6. After the application is sent to the colleges you wish to study in, you have to wait for the colleges to revert back if you are selected.

Required documents for MBBS admission in UK

  • Mark sheets of class 10 and class 12 and its attested copies
  • Invitation Letter
  • Statement of purpose
  • Proof of Financial Funds
  • Passport
  • Student Visa
  • English Proficiency Certificate
  • Passport Size Photographs
  • Resume
  • Birth Certificate
  • Identity Proof

Course duration

MBBS in UK is a 5-6 years duration program.

Food and Accommodation

The colleges offer an accommodation on the campus which includes food and other facilities at an additional charge. However, students can also find a place of accommodation outside the campus which is cheaper.

Scholarships offered to Indian Students

There are many scholarship programs that can help a student to pursue medical studies in UK. All the scholarships funded by the Government or by Private institutions are always based on the merits of the student. Some of the scholarships given are-

  • Chevening Scholarship
  • Imperial College Faculty of Medicine Scholarship
  • Rhodes Scholarship
  • Global Health Future Leaders Scholarship
  • Hulk York Medical School International Scholarship

Steps to apply for UK student’s visa

There are few steps involved in acquiring a UK student’s visa:-

1. After your admission application is accepted by the college, collect the Letter of Invitation online because that is one of the compulsory documents required to apply for visa.

2. Gather all the other required documents like-

• Documents proving financial ability like bank statements.

• A valid passport.

• Passport sized photographs clicked recently

• Documents showing the details of the trip and your accommodation there.

• Doctor’s certificate to prove your physical fitness.

3. The next step is to submit the online application form. After submission you will get an application number which will be required at the interview.

4. Pay the fees and print out the receipt.

5. After you have paid the fees a confirmation email will be sent to you with the date and time of the interview.

6. After you have given the interview and submitted all the necessary documents, you will be issued the visa within 6 weeks.




University of OxfordOxford15
University of BirminghamBirmingham168
University Of LeedsLeeds150
Keele UniversityNewcastle729
Newcastle UniversityNewcastle upon Tyne178
Queen Mary University of LondonBethnal Green224
University of AberdeenAberdeen39
University College LondonBloomsbury44
Imperial College LondonSouth Kensington113
University of EdinburghEdinburgh52
Kings College Of LondonStrand172
University of GlasgowGlasgow74
University of ManchesterManchester90
University of Cambridge Cambridge24
University of St. AndrewsSt. Andrews211


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