University of St Andrews - degrees and licenses in medicine and dentistry: consultation

This consultation sought views on removing a legislative prohibition under the Universities (Scotland) Act 1966 which prevents the University of St. Andrews from awarding degrees in medicine and dentistry.


1. Medical degrees are, however, inclusive of both medicine and surgery given that the MBChB qualification is both a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery.

2. Hansard, Scottish Grand Committee, 23 November 1965, Col 33-34.



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