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BRIGHTON AND SUSSEX MEDICAL SCHOOL - [BSMS], BRIGHTON, ENGLAND

Brighton, EnglandLOCATION
SchoolSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 2002Established Year
  795Enrollment

Brighton and Sussex Medical School: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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Established in 2003, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, United Kingdom operates in an equal partnership with the University of Sussex and University of Brighton. It offers a 5 year BM BS (Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery) degree at Undergraduate level that is a globally coveted program among aspirants seeking to study in the UK. The institute also offers Masters taught and Research Degrees in Cardiology, Clinical Professional Studies, Contemporary Bioethics, Dementia Studies etc.

The Research done at this School is recognized locally, nationally, and at International Level and makes the school one of the best UK universities for international students. Last year 150 students applied for the BM BS degree which is the highest application rate in Medical Schools of the United Kingdom. There were 201 total students at the institute in 2019 of which 16 were EU based and 8 International students.

Admissions at Brighton and Sussex Medical School observe October 15 as their application deadline for undergraduate programs but provides graduate admissions on a rolling basis round the year. According to the National Student Survey, there was a 96% overall satisfaction rate among students of the institute in 2019 and thus makes the school a worthwhile pursuit.

Rankings

The institute is ranked at the following positions by different rankings survey:

  • 251 - 300th by World University Rankings 2020
  • 36 - Young University Rankings in 2019.
  • It also bagged the position 47th in Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings 2018
  • It was also honored at #11 in the Millennials List.

Highlights

Type of InstitutionMedical School
Campus SettingUrban
Official Websitewww.bsms.ac.uk
Number of campusesOne campus
Number/Percentage of International Students15%
Student Satisfaction Rate98%
International Fee32,886 GBP per year
Number of Academic ProgrammesUndergraduate & Postgraduate
Mode of ProgrammeFull time
Admissions Helpdesk01273606755,
medadmissions@bsms.ac.uk

Programs, Campus and Accommodation

Campus

  • Brighton and Sussex Medical School campus is located at the University of Sussex and is in equal partnership with the University of Brighton as well.
  • The campus includes shops, libraries, a launderette, Banks, Arts and Centers, Post Offices, and Sports Centers.
  • There are around 30 BSMS Societies such as Anaesthetics, Bake Soc, RAG (Raising and Giving), Medical Ethics, Choir, S-expressions, etc. Medsoc is the center of attraction that works for Social Events, Balls, Talks, Charity Marathon, National Conferences, etc.
  • There are also societies that support a cause such as Medicines Sans Frontiers, Amnesty International
  • Students have access to all the societies, clubs, and organizations of both the Universities.
  • Sports Halls, Fitness and Dance Studios, Exercise Classes, Squash, Tennis Courts, football, Water Sports Clubs etc are also there.

Housing facilities/ Residence

  • The institute does provide accommodation to its students. It is on-campus for the first two years and then they have to move off-campus.
  • Students will be staying in Falmer which provides a Lively Community.
  • For the Residences at the University of Brighton, students will be living in Paddock Field Residences which have single rooms and en-suite. It has self-catered and catered operations. There is an option of free gym membership also.
  • At the University of Sussex Residence, students will be living in Lewes Court Residence and Park Village which have on-suite and Shared amenities.

Courses

  1. The institute offers a range of courses for international students including Undergraduate Program, Masters, and Doctoral courses.
  2. At Undergraduate level, it offers Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery ( BMBS). This is a 5-year program where for the first two years are in Falmer and Rest in Teaching Hospitals and Communities.
  3. At postgraduate level, Taught and Research Masters, Diploma Certificates, and Individual Continuing Professional Development.
  4. The Clinical Specialities at the postgraduate level are Anaesthesia, Cardiology, Dementia, Professional courses in Molecular Education, Public Health, and Global Health.
  5. The research work done at this school is recognized internationally. It makes genuine Contribution to Evidence and Science Clinical Practices and has World-Class Imaging Centers with 3T and 1.5T MRI and PET-CT Scanners.
  6. The school also provides Academic Training Programs for those who wish to pursue an academic career in this line. This is jointly seen by BSMS and Health Education Kent.

Brighton and Sussex Medical School Application Process

Students can apply for programs at the Undergraduate and Graduate level if they are eligible academically. For this applicants can drop an email to School with transcripts.

How to apply?

Application portal: UCAS Application or University Website

Application Fee: 18 GBP (Single Course) and 24 GBP (Multiple Course)

Application Deadline: Undergraduate students can apply before October 15 and Admissions are done on a rolling basis for Postgraduate Degrees.

Basic Admission Requirements

  • For BM BS Degree applicants need to appear for the BMAT (Biomedical Admission Test) exam. It is marked out of 28 and generally applicants with 16 + Scores are called in for an Interview.
  • Students who do not meet the initial academic eligibility can go for Pre-Medical Courses here. Though these are not a guarantee for the admission.
  • Students can check country-wise eligibility. There are course-specific requirements too.
  • Students need to prove English language proficiency through either a standardized test or degree. Minimum Score of 7.0 in IELTS, 104 in TOEFL (iBT) is required.

General Requirements: Academic achievement, BMAT score, GCSEs, contextual data, A levels, Irish leaving certificate (if applicable) and others.

Additional Requirements: Research proposal, personal statement, birth certificate, passport copy

Brighton and Sussex Medical School Cost of Attendance

For all the prospective candidates for the institute, a basic estimate of the expenses like accommodation, travel and stay for aspirants looking to study in the UK is as compiled below.

ExpensesCost
International Students 35,517 GBP Per annum
Channel Island and Isle of Man19,000 GBP Per annum
UK Students9,250 GBP Per annum
EU Students9,250 GBP Per annum
Living Costs (University Hall) Single Room3,549 - 6,669 GBP Per annum (Includes Utility Bills)
Living Costs (Shared Houses) 6,240 - 7800 GBP (Does not include Utility Bills)

Scholarships/ Financial Aid

The school offers various Scholarships, Bursaries, and merit-based aids as financial support for international students looking to study in the UK. Some such awards are as discussed below.

  • International Scholarship - Given by Brighton University, Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students, 2500 GBP, Apply by May 15, Application needs essay on “Why do you hope to gain from your Degree Course? How will a Scholarship help your career?”
  • Merit-Based Scholarships - 50 Recipients, 1000 GBP ( For UG), 2000 GBP (For PG), Given at the end of the first or second year.
  • Sports Based Scholarship - 2 Scholarships, Amount varies from 500 to 1000 GBP, Also Sports Services and Coaching are given for free, Students must have played for National / State Level.
  • International Research Scholarship- 2 Recipients, Based on Academic Merit, Entrance Exam, Full Fee Paying
  • Chevening International Scholarship - Academic based, Given to students who have the potential for the future leader in fields of Business/Media/Civil Societies Academics etc.

Alumni Network

The institute makes sure that all alumni learn, network, and socialize at the school. Alumni have the benefit of accessing the Journals with JSTOR online for free. There are alumni rates for the University of Sussex’ Sports Facilities, Library Day Pass, and Discounts for Conference and other Events.

Alumni can involve themselves through fundraising campaigns. Alumni are also given the honorary academic awards. Some of the notable alumni include Dr. Charlie Sayer, Marta Fernandez Arias, Dr. Sean Mitchell and Dr Naushin Husain.

Placements

The placements are integrated into the Curriculum of the Degrees. Teaching hospitals and Clinical Placements are done to train students. Students work in Royal Sussex Hospitals, The University NHS Hospitals and thus there are General Practice Placements.

In 2017, there were 12 hospitals where students take training placements. During the initial phase, trainers are trained for Communication Skills moving to Clinical Skills, Minor illness, chronic disease skills, and in last year they are trained under student-led surgeries.

The main hospitals for training are The Royal Sussex County Hospital, The Brighton General Hospital, and The Princess Royal Hospital.

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Brighton and Sussex Medical School Overview

AffiliationUniversity of Brighton
Student Population795
Average Cost of Attendance$19,610 / Year

Attendance Cost

$19,610

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$13,073 / Year
Post Graduate Program$19,610 / Year
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    RANKED  #251 - #300

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    RANKED  #101 - #125

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