The Joint Award of MBChB/MBBCH

To promote AFM vision and mission, the faculty is always seeking and welcoming international partnerships.

Communications with Manchester School of Medical Sciences started year 2015 focusing on promoting academic co-operation between both institutes. These communications succeeded in signing a memorandum of understanding between Alexandria Faculty of Medicine and Manchester School of Medical Sciences in October 2018.

A team from Manchester made a site visit to AFM on December 2019 where afterwards further communications progressed till signing a memorandum of agreement on 1st December 2020.

Prof. Douglas Corfield
Professor of Medical Sciences and Program Director Manchester University

Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University

Prof. Hala Maklad – The Executive Manager of the International Students’ Affairs Administration

The Manchester - AFM Joint Bachelor

8 months 5 days ago

#Program_Principals You can now pursue your education overseas while still living in your beloved Egypt! According to the Manchester University curriculum, our dear students will study for five academic years. They will be evaluated, advanced from year to year, and graduated in accordance with the policies and guidelines of the University of Manchester. Now Open For Admission! For more information, scan the QR Code to visit the website Or contact us on: +20 109 580 9668 +20 122 108 2018 #manchester #alexandriauniversty #medicalstudy #facultyofmedicine #ManchesterUniversity

The Manchester - AFM Joint Bachelor

8 months 1 week ago

What a chance you've got!
We are happy to note that the "Manchester-AFM Joint Bachelor" certifies the doctors who have graduated with a high level of effectiveness to work both inside and outside of Egypt.

For more information, scan the QR Code to visit the website
Or contact us on:
+20 109 580 9668
+20 122 108 2018



Aims of The Program


To produce the next generation of doctors trained through an integrated programme of medical education to meet the requirements of the Egyptian National Academic Reference Standards NARS and the UK GMC in training safe and effective medical practitioners for professional practice.


To enable students to gain knowledge and understanding of the conceptual and practical aspects of the basic medical and clinical sciences, relevant behavioural and social sciences, and the underlying principles of scientific method.


To develop the intellectual skills of students including problem solving and enquiry, critical analysis, logical thinking, clinical reasoning, and reflection.


To enable students to acquire the professional behaviours necessary to ensure the provision of high standards of medical practice to individuals, their families, the community and to be responsible for their personal and professional development and clinical practice.


To develop the proficiency of students in the basic clinical skills while recognising the limitations of their capabilities and acting in a patient-centred, safety conscious manner.


To develop core skills in verbal, written and electronic communication.


Program Principles

Students Activities

during the Academic Year 2021 / 2022

Manchester University Team Visit

A group of Doctors from Manchester University traveled to the Faculty of Medicine at Alexandria University to observe the kick-off of the joint degree program, which was held in November 2021 for the academic year 2021–2022. They also gave students introductory lectures and workshops to help with the program's educational process. The visit took place from November 30, 2021, to December 2, 2021.

Prof. Joanne Hart

Professor of Health Professional Education, Head of Division of Medical Education. Former- MBChB Associate Programme Director for Academic Affairs, Year 1 & 2 Lead.

Prof. Lucie Byrne-Davis

Professor of Health Psychology, MBChB Curriculum Chair, MBChB Lead for Behavioural and Social Sciences, MBChB Associate Lead for Assessment years 1 and 2.

Dr.Emmanuel Oladipo

Lecturer in Clinical Communication. Previously worked as an anatomy demonstrator.Manchester MBChB graduate and MSc Medical Humanities.


The study duration is five academic years. This is followed by two Foundation years obligatory for Egyptian students offered by Alexandria Faculty of Medicine.

For the International Students, the annual tuition fees is 12500$. It can be paid either in full or in three instalments; the first one at the registration time, the second in January, and the third in May

Applicants (National & International) for this program should meet the existing Egyptian National Entry requirements to study Medicine at Alexandria University or any other Egyptian Governmental University.

Applicants can admit to the joint program after receiving the nomination cards from “tansik”. for Egyptian students for international students

The students can register online to the University of Manchester, and are considered students, then they receive their own official e-mail through which they can enter the Manchester educational website to benefit from the learning resources on the site and the university library.

Students should attend all core courses at the Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University. Elective courses are available from the third academic year and could be attended at Manchester University on the student’s own expenses.

The MBCHB/MBBCH program is based on a credit bearing system. The total program credit points: 60 credit points / academic year in 5 academic years = 300 credit points

The degree certificate will be issued by Manchester University and signed by officials of both parties.

The Egyptian graduates of the program have the right to apply for clinical residency in Alexandria university hospitals as well as academic jobs offered by the university to graduates of the Alexandria Faculty of Medicine.

The GMC has announced that UKMLA replaces PLAB. UKMLA will be a requirement for all those graduating from 2025 in the UK, and international medical graduates.

Dr. Sonia Allam – Program Director –
Dr. Eglal Amer – Academic Lead for Year 1 –