Medical School Application Guide

The Medical School Application Guide

 
 

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The Medical School Application Guide

At a Glance

Courses available

5-year to 6-year programme

  Undergraduate Applicants Graduate Applicants
  5-year 6-year 5-year 6-year
No. of places 372 20 372 20
Degree N/A N/A 2:1 2:1
GCSEs 5 A*/As (+further 2 Cs)English and Maths to grade B 4 A*/As (+further 2 Cs) English and Maths to grade B English and Maths to grade B English and Maths to grade B
A levels AAA AAA (to exclude Chemistry) BBB (first attempt) BBB (first attempt)
Exam UKCAT UKCAT UKCAT UKCAT
Interview MMI MMI MMI MMI
Work experience Voluntary caring experience* Voluntary caring experience* Voluntary caring experience* Voluntary caring experience*
* not necessarily in a clinical setting
 

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  • " It gives an excellent insight into the strategic issues involved in applying to Medicine. "


    - Pamela Andrew, Careers Adviser -- University of St. Andrews -

  • " It is easy to read and is a great place to go for all the information that seems dispersed amongst so many different sources. It"s great that it gets updated every year - because things seem to change so frequently. "

    - Jo Hutchings, Career Adviser -- University of Bristol -

  • " The Medical School Application Guide contains all the detailed information needed by both Career Advisers and Students. The information is current and updated each year. It is an invaluable resource for all Careers Advisers in this field and the essential handbook for students applying to this demanding and rewarding profession. "
    - Agnes Finley, Careers Consultant -- Lancaster University -

  • " I think your books are excellent. I have used them with students and graduates, and Careers Adviser colleagues have also found them invaluable in giving advice regarding such a niche area of the graduate labour market. "

    - Stephen Shilton, Careers Adviser -- University of Glasgow -

 
  • Slovakia is a land-locked country in Eastern Europe. It is a beautiful country, with nine national parks and several mountain ranges contributing to its appeal. There are three medical schools in Slovakia that offer English language programmes: Pavol Josef, Jessenius and Comenius, each named after a notable figure from Slovakia’s vivid history.

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  • Why do you want to become a doctor?
    If you could clone yourself, what would you have your clone do?
    Tell me about a time that your curiosity got you in trouble.
    What are you going to do if you don't get in?


    Well, if you are blanking already reading these four questions, you’d better start preparing yourself to endure even trickier questions during your upcoming Medical School Interview. The Medical School Interview is your last hoop to jump through before starting your journey to becoming a doctor.

    Read More
  • Dr Jiva, our founder and CEO, and myself are on our way to meet with the PotMed 2016 organisers from Muslim Medics* at Imperial College in London. The PotMed conference gathers experts in Medical school application and selection process in the UK and welcomes prospective medical school applicants currently in year 13 and 12 for a full-on day, combining lectures in plenary session and Interview practice in the afternoon. The day aims particularly at providing advice on Personal Statement,



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  • Hungary is a land-locked country in Eastern Europe. It is home to around 10 million people, and has four universities that offer a medicine course in English; Debrecen, Pécs, Szeged and Semmelweis, which between them admit over 850 applicants onto English-language medical courses each year. The local currency is the Hungarian forint, which is worth approximately 0.0032 Euros and 0.0036USD, making the cost of living in Hungary very low relative to other European countries.



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  • September 6, 2016

    Course Structures

    Whilst most students would be happy to have a place at any medical school, it is important to consider which course structures may be best suited to your learning style. With medical schools using a vast array of acronyms and buzzwords to describe their courses it can be easy to get confused.

    Generally, there are two aspects to consider:




    Read More
  • September 6, 2016

    Choosing where to apply

    In choosing which 4 medical schools to apply to on the UCAS application, many students factor in location, curriculum, reputation and medical school culture. For most students however, the main factor will be where they have the greatest chances of being accepted. Find below a basic, step-by-step guide to help you choose where to apply in order to increase your chances.




    Read More
  • Slovakia is a land-locked country in Eastern Europe. It is a beautiful country, with nine national parks and several mountain ranges contributing to its appeal. There are three medical schools in Slovakia that offer English language programmes: Pavol Josef, Jessenius and Comenius, each named after a notable figure from Slovakia’s vivid history.

    Read More
  • Why do you want to become a doctor?
    If you could clone yourself, what would you have your clone do?
    Tell me about a time that your curiosity got you in trouble.
    What are you going to do if you don't get in?


    Well, if you are blanking already reading these four questions, you’d better start preparing yourself to endure even trickier questions during your upcoming Medical School Interview. The Medical School Interview is your last hoop to jump through before starting your journey to becoming a doctor.

    Read More
  • Dr Jiva, our founder and CEO, and myself are on our way to meet with the PotMed 2016 organisers from Muslim Medics* at Imperial College in London. The PotMed conference gathers experts in Medical school application and selection process in the UK and welcomes prospective medical school applicants currently in year 13 and 12 for a full-on day, combining lectures in plenary session and Interview practice in the afternoon. The day aims particularly at providing advice on Personal Statement,



    Read More
  • Hungary is a land-locked country in Eastern Europe. It is home to around 10 million people, and has four universities that offer a medicine course in English; Debrecen, Pécs, Szeged and Semmelweis, which between them admit over 850 applicants onto English-language medical courses each year. The local currency is the Hungarian forint, which is worth approximately 0.0032 Euros and 0.0036USD, making the cost of living in Hungary very low relative to other European countries.



    Read More
  • September 6, 2016

    Course Structures

    Whilst most students would be happy to have a place at any medical school, it is important to consider which course structures may be best suited to your learning style. With medical schools using a vast array of acronyms and buzzwords to describe their courses it can be easy to get confused.

    Generally, there are two aspects to consider:




    Read More
  • September 6, 2016

    Choosing where to apply

    In choosing which 4 medical schools to apply to on the UCAS application, many students factor in location, curriculum, reputation and medical school culture. For most students however, the main factor will be where they have the greatest chances of being accepted. Find below a basic, step-by-step guide to help you choose where to apply in order to increase your chances.




    Read More