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Graduate Entry Medicine UK 2018-2019

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Now in its 8th Edition, the MSAG Graduate 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 covers Graduate Entry Programmes (4-year programmes), as well as all 5-year and 6-year programmes to which graduates are eligible to apply.


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Chapters include:

  • The process of getting into medical school
  • What to consider when choosing to pursue a medical career
  • How to decide if Medicine is really for you
  • Insights into making a strong application that stands out in the crowd and much more.
  • Advice on building your extracurricular portfolio
  • What resources are available for the standard tests e.g. UKCAT, BMAT, GAMSAT
  • How to plan and write your personal statement
  • How to ace your interviews

We include unique sections for graduate applicants to help you understand which undergraduate subjects are considered more favourably by different medical schools; which medical schools consider A levels and GCSEs for graduate applicants and which don’t; 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, 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:

    "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 Adviser, Lancaster University 

    "I do find your books very useful and in fact in a recent talk to students considering Graduate medicine I used your book as a guide in planning my session.

Joe Hutchings, Careers Adviser, University of Bristol

    "I think your books are excellent. […] my Careers Adviser colleagues have also found them invaluable in giving advice regarding such a niche area of the Graduate Labour Market.  Students and graduates interested in Medicine as a 2nd degree need detailed information and your books give just that

Stephen Shilton, Career Adviser, University of Glasgow

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[Link or this?]. 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.