ECG training

Innovative training with our hospital-based teams

We offer training in NHS clinical Academies across the South West to equip you with the clinical, communication and leadership skills for your future medical career.

Bristol clinical Academies

Teaching in the AIMS Centre

Aiming for excellence

Bristol is leading the way in developing innovative teaching tools for medical sciences, thanks to schemes created by the Applied and Integrated Medical Sciences Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.

AIMS Centre

Students studying

Study for an additional degree

Our intercalated degrees give you the option to study for a BSc in an additional subject such as neuroscience, international health or a BA in medical humanities.

Intercalated degrees

Student support

Excellent and responsive student support

With the introduction of schemes such as our new Academic Mentorship, we are working hard to help you develop to your full potential.

Responsive student support

The art of medicine

The ‘art of medicine’

What is it like to be a patient or doctor? Uniquely, we encourage students to explore the emotional and human side of medicine by producing creative work as part of their degree.

Creativity in medicine

Why choose Bristol?


  • 5 years with an optional BSc year
  • or 4 years graduate entry

Prospective students

In partnership with the NHS NHS

Our popular MB ChB programme is developed in partnership with the NHS, offering you real-life training in clinical Academies across the South West. The programme will equip you with the clinical, communication and leadership skills for your career as a medical practitioner.

Why choose Bristol?

What our students say

Student profileLife as a Bristol student

Find out about our staff

Professor Peter Fleming

Preventing 100,000 infant deaths worldwide

Professor Peter Fleming is hailed as a UK science pioneer thanks to the Back to Sleep campaign, which advised parents on how to avoid the risk of cot death. Up until two decades ago, cot death claimed the lives of 2,000 babies in the UK every year; that number has since been reduced by 80 per cent.
More about Professor Peter Fleming

Clinical skills teaching

What is it like to be a doctor?

"Whilst studying medicine I was deluged with new exciting experiences every month if not every day."

Here, our teachers and clinicians describe what being a doctor means to them.

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Interview with Peter Mathieson

What makes a good doctor?

Watch our interviews with Professor Peter Mathieson and his patients at Southmead Hospital. They discuss the essential qualities of a good doctor and the rewards of working in the profession. Peter also gives an insight into how he chose his specialty.

More about What makes a good doctor