Integrated Master of Medical Sciences 2023-24

Academic Regulations: Faculty of Medicine



Final Award

Master of Medical Sciences (Hons) classified

With exit awards of:

Bachelor of Medical Sciences (Hons)

Programme(s)Integrated Masters in Medical Sciences
Last modifiedApril 2023

The Academic Regulations apply to and regulate the programme(s) listed above.

On occasion, programmes can be exempted from one or more of the clauses in the Regulations; one or more of the clauses can be varied; and programmes can impose additional requirements.

  • Exemptions are characterised by the omission of the relevant clause.
  • Variations are characterised by the replacement of the clause with alternative wording.
  • Additions are characterised by requirements in addition to those detailed in the Academic regulations.

The programmes listed have approval from the Academic Quality and Standards Committee for the exemptions and/or variations and/or additions to the regulations noted below.

All BM Programmes (unless otherwise stated)


The definitions used by the Faculty are as per the University regulations with the following exception:

YearThe Faculty refers to Years in the following regulations. A Year is equivalent to the term Part as referred to in the University regulations.


The clause(s) listed below describe where an exemption to the Regulations exists.


The clause(s) listed below describe where a variation to the Regulations exists.

Existing University Regulation

Progression, Determination and Classification of Results for Undergraduate and Integrated Masters Programmes.

Approved Variation

Progression, Determination and Classification of Results for Undergraduate and Integrated Masters Programmes

9.2Weighting of Parts: Part I work shall be excluded from the final degree classification. A weighting of 0:1:2 shall be used to obtain the Final Average Mark for the three Parts of an Honours degree programme, and a weighting of 0:1:2:2 for the four Parts of an integrated Masters programme. This is in addition to weighting by credit points (for example, where Parts III and IV do not contain the same number of credit points)The MMedSc programme follows University regulations on the classification of integrated undergraduate masters with a weighting of 0:0:1:2.

Additional requirements

The clause(s) listed below are in addition to the Regulations.

  • All modules once selected are core.

These regulations should be read in conjunction with the programme specification.


As a research-led University, we undertake a continuous review of our programmes to ensure quality enhancement and to manage our resources. As a result, these regulations may be revised during a student’s period of registration, however, any revision will be balanced against the requirement that the student should receive the educational service expected. Please read our Disclaimer to see why, when and how changes may be made to a student’s programme.