Get into Medical School for Undergraduates UK 2018-2019

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Now in its 7th Edition, the MSAG Undergraduate Entry Medicine book has been a trusted reference for graduate entry Medicine for both applicants and career advisers alike for the best part of a decade. Tailored by Dr Dibah Jiva, who has nine years’ experience in medical school admissions consulting, is the most comprehensive guidebook in the UK. It includes reference tables for all 31 UK medical schools that are open to undergraduate applicants.


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Chapters include:

  • How to decide if Medicine is really for you
  • How to make a strong application that stands out in the crowd
  • Advice on building your extracurricular portfolio
  • What resources are available for the standard tests e.g. UKCAT, BMAT
  • How to plan and write your personal statement
  • How to ace your interviews

This guidebook has been written by contacting every single medical school either my email, telephone or personal visit. It includes unique sections for undergraduate applicants to help you understand how A level subjects (IB or other alternative qualifications) and grades are viewed by different medical schools; the course structure of each programme; the competition ratio of each programme (i.e. how many candidates apply, how many get to interview stage and how many receive offers); as well as the university rankings. For reference, we have created a mini-chapter for each medical school to give you details on its competition ratios, rankings, academic and non-academic requirements, eligibility factors such as Access to Medicine courses, Widening Participation schemes, considerations for international applicants and details on the selection process and formula to select applicants pre- and post-interviews. This guidebook has over 30 collaborators from all UK medical schools and we invite you to read regular updates on our blog for continuous help in your application process.

Why choose us?

Dr Dibah Jiva and the MSAG team of doctors have been helping medical school applicants to achieve admission success for 8 years, and in that time we have helped hundreds of applicants to plan a medical school application strategy, improve their personal statements and ace their interview.

Here is what career advisers at a few UK medical Schools think of our guidebook:

    "Thank you so much for all the hard work you have put into this research to make our lives easier!! You have made an enormous contribution to the training of the next generation of junior doctors .

Agnes Finley, Careers Adviser, Lancaster University.

    "What I like about the book most, is that it is easy to read and is a great place to go to for all the information that seems to be dispersed amongst so many different sources.

Joe Hutchings, Careers Adviser, University of Bristol.

    "It gives an excellent insight intro the strategic issues involved in applying to medicine

Pamela Andrew, Careers Adviser, University of St Andrews.

How to buy?

The easiest way to buy is online via our website but you may also choose to purchase the guidebook via bookstores or Amazon. You may purchase the online access and receive instant online access to a searchable and scrollable PDF. Or you can choose to purchase a hardcopy. All books are shipped within 24 hours of purchase.