Applying to medical school can seem like a huge task – but for applicants who have already spent over 3 years at university, this can seem monumental. That’s why this book is designed to make the process as easy and straightforward as possible. We’ve compiled information about every UK medical programme in one place, and supplemented this wealth of information with all of our expertise. The result helps you create a successful application, helping you secure your place at medical school.
Inspired by 11 years of experience supporting applications to UK medical schools, this guidebook is the ultimate guide for graduates wishing to study Medicine in the UK. Now in its 9th edition, it was written by a dedicated team of doctors and medical students, providing up-to-date information through the entire medical school application process, tailored specifically to graduate applicants.
At A Glance:
Info tailored specifically for Graduates
Easy to read, comprehensive and thorough
Content kept up-to-date, ready for 2019 entry
Covers every aspect of the application process
Provides details about competition ratios
Covers UKCAT and BMAT standard test
- Covers all 23 graduate entry medical school programmes in the UK
- Written by a team of 7 doctors and medical students
- Info about all courses open to graduate applicants, including 5 and 6-year programmes
- Personal experiences of successful applicants from graduate medicine
- Advice on building your extracurricular portfolio
- Doctor – To Be or Not to Be?
- Medicine as a Graduate
- Which Medical School Should I Choose?
- How to Get In
- What Kind of Work Experience Should I Do?
- How to Secure Work Experience Placements
- How to Ace the Personal Statement
- How to Ace the Interview
- International Applicants
- The UCAS Application
Q | Which medical programmes are covered in this Guidebook?
We’ve gone to great lengths to make sure that every single medical programme available across all 23 medical schools in the UK are in this book. We’ve detailed which schools offer shortened Graduate Entry courses, and also present the 5 and 6-year undergraduate courses available for graduate application.
Q | What information do you include about each school?
This book covers every aspect of the application process. Each school has a dedicated chapter, where we present information on their medical programme, entry requirements, selection processes, competition ratios, interview styles… even personal statement marking criteria where available.
Q | How will this book help me secure a place in a medical programme?
This book is designed to support you through every aspect of your application. It will help you make the most of your work experience, ensure you apply to schools whose entry requirements you meet, and allow you to play to your strengths during your admissions exams. We’ve also used our wealth of experience to help guide you through writing your personal statement. This book gives you all the information you need to make sure your application is as strong as possible for the medical schools you choose to apply to.
Q | Where can I find information on the other services and products offered by the MSAG?
As well as on our website, this guidebook contains information on all the services we offer to support medical applicants. From personal statement support to interview prep, the MSAG has a proven track record of success in medical school applications. We’re proud to be able to showcase our expertise in this book.