MRC withdraws intercalated degree fundsBMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7039.1117a (Published 04 May 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:1117
- Pritpal S Tamber
Funding for British medical students doing intercalated degrees has been withdrawn by the Medical Research Council for the academic year 1996-7. An intercalated degree is usually done in a basic science in the third year of medical school. The council described the suspension as a money saving measure brought on by its financial situation.
The decision, made by the MRC at the end of March, is part of a long running debate within the council …