Regulations for Degrees in Medicine and Surgery

General Regulations

Examinations leading to the Degree of Bachelor of Medicine

  • 1. A student following the standard 6-year Medicine course will complete the following examinations:

  • Pre-clinical studies (Years 1-3)

    • Year 1: Part I of the First Examination for the Degree of Bachelor of Medicine Part I (First BM Part I)

    • Year 2: Part II of the First Examination for the Degree of Bachelor of Medicine Part I (First BM Part II)

    • Year 3: Honour School of Medical Sciences (FHS Medical Sciences) and the Qualifying Examination in the Principles of Clinical Anatomy

  • Clinical studies (Years 4-6)

    • Year 4: Year 4 [Until MT 2018: Year 1] assessments of the Second Examination for the Degree of Bachelor of Medicine (Second BM)

    • Year 5: Year 5 [Until MT 2018: Year 2] assessments of the Second Examination for the Degree of Bachelor of Medicine (Second BM)

    • Year 6: Year 6 [Until MT 2018: Year 3] assessments of the Second Examination for the Degree of Bachelor of Medicine (Second BM)

  • 2. A student following the accelerated 4-year (Graduate-entry) course will complete the following examinations:

    • Year 1: Part I of the Preliminary Examination in Medicine

    • Year 2: Part II of the Preliminary Examination in Medicine and a specified number of the Year 4 [Until MT 2018: Year 1] assessments of the Second Examination for the Degree of Bachelor of Medicine (Second BM)

    • Year 3: Year 5 [Until MT 2018: Year 2] assessments of the Second Examination for the Degree of Bachelor of Medicine (Second BM)

    • Year 4: Year 6 [Until MT 2018: Year 3] assessments of the Second Examination for the Degree of Bachelor of Medicine (Second BM)

Qualifications of Candidates for the Degree of Bachelor of Medicine

  • 1. A student who has been admitted to the Degree of Bachelor of Arts with Honours may supplicate for the Degree of Bachelor of Medicine, provided that they shall have passed the examinations hereinafter prescribed.

  • 2. A candidate who has been admitted to the Second Examination for the Degree of Bachelor of Medicine by the Medical Sciences Board under the provisions of clause 1 of the special regulations for the Second Examination for the Degree of Bachelor of Medicine may supplicate for the Degree of Bachelor of Medicine without having been admitted to the Degree of Bachelor of Arts with Honours, provided that they shall have passed the Second Examination and shall have kept statutable residence for six terms.

  • 3. A candidate for the Preliminary Examination in Medicine or for the Degree of Bachelor of Medicine who has been admitted under the provisions of clause 1 of the special regulations for the Second Examination for the Degree of Bachelor of Medicine and who is not a graduate of the University may wear the same gown as that worn by Students for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

Degree of Bachelor of Surgery

Any person admitted to the Degree of Bachelor of Medicine shall ipso facto be admitted also to the Degree of Bachelor of Surgery.