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Apollo Buckingham Health Science Campus's

Certificate in Medical Foundation Studies

1-Year Medical Foundation Programme

The one-year Medical Foundation programme is designed to provide students with the essential skills and knowledge needed to apply for our one-year Pre-Med course.

Students will develop their academic skills through taught modules in the natural sciences, including biology, chemistry and physics, alongside modules on medicine, disease and society and an independently led investigation.

A diverse range of student-centred learning and teaching methods are used, and the programme contains plentiful small-group, active learning sessions.

Students who pass this course with at least 50% are guaranteed a place on the Pre-Med course.

Entry Requirements

  • Higher Secondary (Grade 12) with 55% overall (including two sciences)
  • Tamil Nadu (Chennai) / Karnataka (Bengaluru): A minimum overall score of 65% at the end of Standard XII/Grade 12 with no less than 65% in Chemistry and Biology
  • DDD at A-level to include Biology and Chemistry or Maths or a combination of Sciences and nonSciences, with at least one B in Science or Maths (total equivalent Tariff Points of 72) (or) IB score of 25 including HL3 in a Science or Maths and 3 SL subjects
  • Alternative level 3 qualifications that demonstrate academic ability in the natural sciences
  • You are a suitably experienced mature student (i.e. an individual, who has been working in a non-science environment and would like a change of career or refresh your scientific background)
  • As proof of English language proficiency, you must hold an IELTS UKVI or Academic Certificate of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component (or equivalent)

How to apply?

Aspirants can apply directly to all the courses by filling the online application form.

For further assistance and queries, they can reach out to the Admissions Office through e-mail at

alliedhealth@bukingham.ac.uk (or) on phone at +44 (0)1280 827696 or +44 (0)1280 827555.

Office will be open between GMT 09:00 and 17:00 hrs (Monday - Friday)