Kent and Medway Medical School

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Kent and Medway Medical School is a planned medical school which will be based in Canterbury and the surrounding area.[1] It will be jointly run by the University of Kent and Canterbury Christchurch University, and offer around 100 places per year. Funding for the new medical school was announced in March 2017 following a competition to allocate 1500 new medical training posts across England,[2] and the first students are expected to enroll in 2020. Brighton and Sussex Medical School will act act as the parent institution. The medical school will offer five-year undergraduate programmes, with a focus on specialties currently under-represented in Kent and Medway.[3]


  1. ^ "Universities receive funding to develop Kent and Medway's first medical school". University of Kent News Centre. University of Kent. Retrieved 2 April 2018. 
  2. ^ "Government announcement on expansion of undergraduate medical education: HEFCE response". Hefce. Retrieved 2 April 2018. 
  3. ^ "A new medical school for Kent and Medway" (PDF). University of Kent. Retrieved 2 April 2018.