Students from Medical (MBBS or BDS doctors) science have plenty of further higher students options at Masters level in the UK. Are Students from Medical (MBBS or BDS doctors) science have plenty of further higher students options at Masters level in the UK. Are you a student who just finished your degree in Medicine or similar background? The UK has a lot to offer further higher studies in medical science. Most of the doctors would like to study further to specialize their concentration. Doctors can emphasize their careers in hundreds of specialists areas.
This is very common for MBBS graduates searching next possible options for their career. After 5 to 7 years of medical education, they wonder how their career will establish. Many start their medical career as MBBS doctors, and many want to pursue higher education abroad in their related fields.
After successfully completing the MBBS degree, it is not easy for Bangladeshi doctors to settle their feet in the ground. As a result, they keep seeking alternative options. Study in UK is very attractive option among Bangladesh students.
Further medical studies in abroad
Whether you like it or not, this is one of the lucrative options for medical practitioners. A large number of Bangladeshi MBBS graduates are looking for a better career. Practicing medical in Bangladesh is very stable options for them, but they start thinking to resettle abroad after a while. Here comes the hurdle. Some foreign countries like the UK, Australia, USA, and Canada do not accept Bangladesh equivalent MBBS. So any doctor who wants to practice in these countries requires attending a license examination for that specific country.
An alternative option could be a further postgraduate study in medical science subjects like microbiology, genetics, biomedical science, or public health.
What can you study in UK?
The UK is very well known for its world-leading education and research facilities. UK’s top universities have a range of medical science programs, including MD/MS in their related field. Here are a few programs that Bangladeshi MBBS graduates can consider to study life science courses in the UK.
- Biomedical Science MSc
- Cardiovascular Disease MSc
- Diabetes MSc
- Exercise Medicine (Shrewsbury) MSc, PGDip, PGCert
- Gastroenterology MSc
- Infection and Immunity MSc
- Medical Genetics MSc
- Medical Science (MRes) MRes
- Medical Science (MRes) – Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine pathway
- Oncology MSc
- Orthopaedics MSc
- Physician Associate Studies MSc
- Psychiatry (International Training Fellowship) MSc
- Psychiatry (UK home student route)
- Respiratory Medicine MSc
- Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine MSc
- Public Health MSc/MA
There’s just a list but not limited to hundreds of other study options available for interested students in the medical field to choose top universities. Most of the degrees are 12 to 18 months in duration.
UK is comparatively more affordable for studying than Australia, Canada, or the USA. It’s not either expensive or cheap but reasonable. While one year Masters of Public health (MPH) costs around 15-20 lacs BDT minimum in Australia or USA but in the UK you can more affordable fees like 10-15 lac BDT. If you want to enhance your employability skill and get more practical research facilities, the UK is one of the best options you can consider.
However, tuition fees in the UK also do vary a lot. On average, Masters’s degree tuition fee in the UK is £10,000 to £15,000 per year. Scholarships and bursaries can reduce your significant expenses but are only available as entrance scholarships (partial). Scholarships are very limited for the medical and life science department. Postgraduate research programs may have funding options depending on the budget allocated to the supervisor.
Annual livings cost £8,000 to £12,000 in the UK. This may vary based on location and personal living style. London will be the most expensive city if your university is London-based.
How can MBBS doctors apply to UK Universities?
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