Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

EU and International students visit our EU and International webpages for entry requirements tailored to your home country.

Candidates must have obtained:

  1. MBChB or an equivalent qualification.
  2. Must normally possess a further postgraduate qualification (e.g. the Master of Surgery in Orthopaedics or Diploma of the National Board in Orthopaedics from India) or an equivalent postgraduate specialist qualification.
  3. Normally at least four years' post registration in orthopaedic surgery.

Registration with the GMC is not required.

English Language Requirement: IELTS of 6.0 (or equivalent), if your first language is not English. Please check our Language Requirements page for details of equivalent grades from other test providers, and information about the University of Dundee English Language courses.

English Language Pre-Sessional Programmes

We offer Pre-Sessional programmes and Foundation Programme(s) which are designed to prepare you for university study, the 24 week and 10 week programmes provide additional English Language tuition for students who do not meet our minimum English Language requirements by up to 1.0 IELTS and 0.5 IELTS respectively. Successful completion of these programmes guarantees progression to various degrees at the University of Dundee as long as you hold a relevant offer. The 30 week (one Academic Year) Foundation Programme(s) allow applicants who have not met our typical academic entry requirements, and require additional English Language support by up to 1.0 to 1.5 IELTS, to gain the necessary qualifications to enter the University of Dundee degree programmes in the following year.