United Kingdom

About MBBS in the UK

MBBS in the UK is referred to as the equivalent of Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery which is called as MB ChB or MB BCh at some UK Universities. The duration of MBBS in the UK is 5-6 years. Most of the British medicine courses comprise a six to twelve-week elective period in which students get an opportunity to study outside their home medical university.

Many students utilize this chance to unravel a different culture and experience of how medicine is viewed and practised around the globe. It doesn’t matter whether you work in the UK or in any other country after the completion of the course, you will have the opportunity to earn a generous salary thanks to the elite British degree in your name. Graduates who have earned a medical degree from the UK are making £21,000-£47,000.

Why Study MBBS in UK?

Being one of the leading countries for education, studying MBBS in the UK is an ideal option for students. Here are a few reasons why a medical aspirant should pursue MBBS in the UK: 

  • The UK is home to more than 45 of the universities that were included in the list of top 600 medical universities of the world (QS News Ranking 2020).
  • Being a lucrative career option, the average salary of a Doctor in UK is 67% more than that of other health and medical occupations.
  • The demand for of Doctors/Physicians has been increasing and so has their payscale which gives students various career oppotuinities to explore.

                                                                                                                                                                     REQUIRED  EXPENSES FOR STUDING MBBS IN UNITED KINGDOM

Depending on your lifestyle and place of residing, the cost of studying in UK might vary. Apart from the tuition fee, the one-time Pre-arrival cost is £900 which includes expenses incurred in:

  • Application Fees
  • Visa Application Fees
  • IELTS Registration
  • TOEFL Registration 
  • NEET Fees



It is important to check the eligibility criteria required for MBBS in the UK. Carefully evaluate the following points for ease of your admission procedure:

  • Applicant must be at least 18 years old
  • Required score in your 10+2 in Chemistry and Biology is at least 80 % (AAA grade)
  • For international students wishing to pursue MBBS in the UK, an IELTS score of 7.0 is necessary.

UK Medical Entrance Exam

For MBBS in the UK, you will also have to provide scores of NEET/UKCAT/BMAT/GMSAT. Here are the minimum scores required for MBBS in UK for Indian Students:

Name of the Test Minimum Score Required
BMAT 4.5 – 5.0
GAMSAT 60 – 66
NEET 50 percentile


Course & Duration

Annual Tuition Fees

University of oxford

BM BCh Medicine/ 6 years

£22,879 (INR 21,63,972)

University of cambridge

MB BChir/ 6 years

£52,000 (INR 49,18,315)

University college London (UCL)

MBBS/BSC Medicine/ 6 years

£39,363 (INR 37,22,925)

Kings  college London

MBBS Medicine/ 5 years

£30,266(INR 28,62,912)

University of glassgow

MBChB/ 5 years

£47,900(INR 45,30,943)

University of manchester

MBChB/ 5 years

£26,616(INR 25,17,562)

University of edin burgh

MBchB  MEDICINE/5years

£27,456  (INR 25,96,806)

Queen mary university of london

MBBS Medicine/ 5 years

£39,363 (INR 37,23,667)