Definition of MBChB
MBChB: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degrees, which are awarded in the U.K. and other countries (such as New Zealand and South Africa) after 5 years of what is analogous to a combined undergraduate-graduate course of study. As a rule, the first two years of the program leading to the MBChB are designed to provide students with the foundation knowledge and skills that are required prior to their hospital experience which occupy years 3 to 5.
Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012
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