What is an intercalated degree?
It involves taking a year out of your medical or dental degree to study for an additional degree. Your course will be one year longer, but you will end up with two degrees, one in medicine or dentistry and another degree, eg BSc or BMedSci.
Can I study for an intercalated degree at Cambridge?
Can I apply for this course? Yes, we accept applications from intercalating medical students at any university. You should have completed at least three years of undergraduate study by the time you start this course.
What is an iBSc degree?
An intercalated Bachelor of Science degree, or iBSc as it is commonly referred to, is a year long course which enables medical and dental students to interrupt their studies to gain an extra qualification.
Can you intercalate after medical school?
There is no right time to intercalate. Most medical schools facilitate intercalation after second year but recommend it after third or fourth year. Check with your medical school and consider when it feels right for you.
Can you Intercalate any degree?
Yes, it true! An undergraduate BSc or postgraduate MSc or MRes can be taken alongside the medical degree – all in just one year. It’s called Intercalation and it gets you more swanky letters behind your name.
What is an iBSc?
What is the best college in Cambridge for medicine?
Using this table, the top three colleges from the 2018 degree results are Christ’s, Pembroke and Trinity colleges. These colleges produce the highest proportion of first-class degrees from their undergraduate classes, so if this matters to you and your son or daughter then you may want to consider these colleges.
What is the difference between iBSc and BSc?
In the BSc program, the complementary courses will be in the sciences (e.g., biology, chemistry, physics). In the iBA or iBSc degree, you will add a study abroad component to your learning, with culture and language courses of your exchange destination.
What is an intercalated degree programme?
Undertaking an intercalated degree programme gives you the chance to study a particular area in depth whilst studying for a further qualification at undergraduate or postgraduate level. Students usually take the degree at the end of Year 3, leaving to go into the BSc at the start of Year 4.
What types of intercalated BSc degrees does Aberdeen offer?
At Aberdeen, we offer intercalated BSc degrees in the following disciplines: BSc (Hons) in Medical Sciences (Medical Humanities) BSc (Hons) in Medical Sciences (Honours Year)
How do I get permission to intercalate my QMUL degree?
Please note all QMUL students must receive full written permission from the School of Medicine and Dentistry before they are permitted to intercalate. Full permission will be sent to students by the intercalated degrees administrator after the application period has ended in April/May 2022.
Can I intercalate after year 4 at Aberdeen?
However intercalating after Year 4 is also an option. Currently at Aberdeen to be considered for a postgraduate intercalating programme you must have completed 4 years of MBChB study or already have a Bachelors degree. The variety of intercalated degrees offered at Aberdeen allow you to: