MBBS programme

Studying for an MBBS is the very start of your medical career, before Foundation Programme training.

Clinical training 5

You can be allocated to King's for the clinical years of your undergraduate medical degree: Phases 3, 4 and 5. In all phases you are placed on a particular rotation and we provide a range of teaching and clinical activities.

King's College London (KCL) makes the allocation and you can be placed at any of the  King's Health Partners (KHP) teaching hospital campuses.

If you are in Phases 1 and 2 you will be offered some ward teaching but you will have limited hospital contact at these stages.

We have a dedicated units that provides the clinical skills teaching required within each year. It's available for independent and supervised learning and specific skills sign-up sessions. The unit has links to theatres and endoscopy for live-link undergraduate teaching. During the peak objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) practice season, we also run large group revision sessions usually in the Weston Education Centre at Denmark Hill and in the Lecture Theatre at PRUH

KCL has full details of the Medicine MBBS programme and the various entry routes.

You make your MBBS applications though UCAS.

Work Experience

If you are looking to pursue a career in medicine/healthcare, a work experience placement is a chance for you to shadow a consultant for one week and gain an insight into the medical profession.  It is a trust requirement that students need to be 17 years of age and have undertaken 3 months of  AS/A-levels to undertake a placement. To apply for a clinical placement please contact: Dr Angela Grainger - angela.grainger@nhs.net or call 020 3299 1695.