Are you from the UK or outside the EEA with a qualification from outside the UK or EEA?

To be acceptable to us, your primary medical qualification must have been awarded after a programme of study that was made up of at least 5,500 hours and lasted at least three years.

A programme of study is the course of study followed by each individual applicant leading to their qualification and does not include:

  • study at an institution where you were considered unsuitable to qualify as a doctor
  • study at an institution where you were refused graduation
  • study at an institution where you were offered an alternative degree title
  • study at an institution that isn’t acceptable to us 
  • study at an institution that wasn’t acceptable to us at the time of your studies there.