**This degree is professionally accredited by the General Medical Council. As well as your main Imperial degree (MBBS & BSc), you will also receive the award of the Associateship of the Imperial College School of Medicine (AICSM).** Imperial’s Faculty of Medicine is one of the largest in Europe, with medical campuses across north and west London and partnerships with a wide range of NHS Trusts, hospitals and clinics. This access to a very large and diverse patient population enables you to gain clinical experience from your very first term, with placements carefully selected to give you a broad and balanced clinical learning experience. Our teaching is enriched by our internationally competitive research and clinical expertise, so you’ll be learning at the very cutting edge of the subject. We deliver the course through a range of innovative and traditional teaching methods, including lectures, small group teaching, computer workshops, laboratory classes and problem-based learning. - The first two years of the degree focus on the scientific basis of medicine and the foundations of clinical practice, including early clinical experience. - Your third year will consist of clinical attachments in primary care placements and hospitals associated with Imperial You continue to study the systems and topics component of the course via a programme of live lectures and interactive online learning delivered alongside the clinical attachments. - During your fourth year you will work towards the BSc by completing a series of modules and a supervised research project or specialist course in a scientific/medical subject of your choice. This gives you the chance to develop your scientific knowledge and research skills, as well as expose you to research at the cutting edge of the field. - Year five is the start of your finals phase and includes a variety of clinical specialities in rotation as well as a specialist study placement. - Your final year will include a range of clinical attachments designed to prepare you for your first job as a doctor. You will also have the opportunity to undertake an elective working alongside specialists from across the globe. Exceptional students may be offered the opportunity to include a PhD as part of their course. You will graduate with a primary medical qualification, which entitles you to provisional registration with the General Medical Council and license to practice in approved Foundation Year 1 posts.