MBBS in the UK is a 5 to the 6-year program offered as MB (Bachelor of Medicine) in BS, ChB, BCh, and BAO. All four are equivalent to each other and deal with three major areas of medical study: medicine, surgery, and obstetrics. Over 42,190 medical students were studying in the UK in the academic year 2017-19 out of which more than 55% were female.

MBBS in Bulgaria at a Glance

Following are some of the reasons why a medical aspirant should pursue MBBS in the UK: 

  • According to Recent QS News Ranking, 45 UK universities are included in the list of top 600 medical universities of the world
  • The average salary of a Doctor/Physician in the UK is 67% more than other health and medical occupations.
  • The pay grade of Doctors/Physicians has been increasing continuously for the past 4-years. Annual pay increased from 245,000 GBP in 2016 to 267,000 GBP in 2019.
  • Graduates at UK universities are not required to appear for the Foreign Medical Graduate Examination to practice in India. 
  • The salary of surgeons in the UK is 54,000 GBP per annum and ranks at 4th position in the world, leaving behind countries like Australia and Canada. 


Eligibility for MBBS in the UK Admission

  • At least 18 years old
  • At least 80 % in your 10+2 (scores in Chemistry and Biology are essential in this case)
  • UK Clinical Aptitude Test (UKCAT), the Biomedical Admissions Test (BMAT), or GAMSAT test scores
  • The average cut-off score for tests required to study in the UK are tabulated below: 
TestMinimum Score Required
BMAT4.5 – 5.0
GAMSAT60 – 66
NEET50 percentile

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