Professor Danny McLaughlin - Associate Dean of Medicine
Professor Danny McLaughlin is the Associate Dean of Medicine at the University of Lincoln, where he leads on all aspects of the early years of the BMedSci and BMBS. Danny's teaching expertise is in physiology, neuroscience/neuroanatomy, and pharmacology.Academic Staff List
Welcome to BMBS Medicine with a Foundation Year
How You Study
What You Need to Know
We want you to have all the information you need to make an informed decision on where and what you want to study. To help you choose the course that’s right for you, we aim to bring to your attention all the important information you may need. Our What You Need to Know page offers detailed information on key areas including contact hours, assessment, optional modules, and additional costs.
Alternatives to Medicine
Healthcare plays a central role in the lives and wellbeing of people around the world, and as this fascinating field develops, there are opportunities for professionals from all kinds of backgrounds to play a key role improving the lives of others.
The University of Lincoln offers a wide range of healthcare and health-science related programmes which can provide options to students who wish to make a difference in these areas. This includes subjects such as biomedical science, pharmaceutical science, pharmacy, and nursing. Explore these options and discover the courses available at Lincoln that can help you make a positive impact.
- Complete a Bachelor of Medical Sciences (BMedSci) degree in the fourth year. Students will undertake a supervised research project in an area they find interesting without needing to study for an extra year.
- Work with patients in a more rural and coastal setting through regular visits to GPs from as early as your first term in your second year and hospitals in your final years.
- Experience placements across Lincolnshire.
- Learn at the new Lincoln Medical School.
- A case-based learning course which makes use of real patient scenarios and focuses on their key clinical points.
How you are assessed
Students can benefit from established links with the NHS and healthcare providers including Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust sites across Lincolnshire. Students have the opportunity to interact with patients from the second year, through regular visits to general practices and hospitals. Students will also have the opportunity to ask scientists and qualified doctors details of clinical outcomes, and hear more about their working environment.
Currently placements include the following hospitals:
- Lincoln County Hospital, Lincoln
- Grantham and District Hospital, Grantham
- Pilgrim Hospital, Boston
Entry Requirements 2023-24
Detailed information about the selection and interview process for Medicine can be found on the University of Nottingham's website:
All offers are made subject to being successful at interview, and having an occupational health assessment, DBS clearance, and no fitness to practise issues.
If you are still studying for the required qualifications and your predicted grades meet the entry requirements, offers will be conditional on you achieving those grades.
If you have already met the offer requirements, offers will be unconditional subject to having an occupational health assessment, DBS clearance, and no fitness to practise issues.
Accreditations and Memberships
Medicine at the Lincoln Medical School is fully accredited by the General Medical Council (GMC) as part of the University of Nottingham's medical courses programme.
At the end of this six year course successful students will receive their BMBS degree, which is a primary medical qualification (PMQ). Holding a PMQ entitles students to provisional registration with the General Medical Council, subject only to its acceptance that there are no Fitness to Practise concerns that need consideration.
Graduates are required to undergo a further two years of foundation doctor training. Full registration is granted by the GMC at the end of the first year of this training.
“One aspect of the programme which convinced me to choose Lincoln Medical School was the case-based learning approach. It exposes students to key clinical notes and patient scenarios early in the curriculum and makes the learning experiences very exciting.”Arooj Qaiser, BMBS Medicine student
This five-year Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery (BMBS) Medicine degree aims to develop students into practising doctors.
Pharmacy at Lincoln combines the science of medicines and disease with patient-facing decision-making skills and professional practice.
Biomedical Science explores life processes, laying the foundations for investigating and understanding health, disease, treatment, and prevention.
Visit Us in Person
The best way to find out what it is really like to live and learn at Lincoln is to join us for one of our Open Days. Visiting us in person is important and will help you to get a real feel for what it might be like to study here.Book Your Place