Medical and Clinical Science Courses overview
University applications can be a stressful experience for both students and parents. There are entry requirements to consider, a wide range of career prospects and direction… it’s important to make an informed decision. Here at theMSAG, when it comes to science-related degrees admissions across the UK, we’re leaders. We know how crucial it is to get the right experiences in the right environment.
Over your 5-day residential stay with theMSAG team at the Oratory school in Reading, you’ll have all your science and health school doubts put to rest. From biology to anatomy and physiology, get involved in university-level science experiments. Discover the practical applications of synthesising DNA and learn about the physiology of a set of unhealthy lungs. Experience what it’s really like to diagnose, investigate and treat the human body.
These clinical and medical experiences will put you in a great position to decide on what course or school to attend for higher education. Plus you’ll benefit from unlimited mentorship from Dr Dibah Jiva, an expert in healthcare-related university admissions. You’ll receive lots of help with writing your personal statement and learn how to ace a university interview.
We’re looking for imaginative students with a passion for learning to join us on this journey of discovering more about Clinical and Medical Sciences.
A 5-day conveniently located course
Beautiful location with top-of-the-line facilities
Small class sizes (max 12 students)
Social activities daily - Form strong friendships
Great headstart on your medical application
Cardiology, Ophthalmology, Dissection and Junior Doctor Clinics
Teaching & experiments up to an A-level and university level
Participate in a science-based team research project
Introduction to physiology, anatomy, genetics, neurosciences
Daily mentoring with Dr Jiva, the UK’s leading admissions expert
Help with personal statement and interview preparation
All sessions taught by real, experienced doctors
Students and staff from a multicultural background
Most comprehensive course available
Who is this course designed for?
This course is designed for anyone who wants to gain practical experiences of what the sciences, particularly biology, entails. We’ve designed the course for students 16 years and older who are looking for an authentic and practical health care experience - no matter where in the world you’re from.
Exposure to a variety of clinical and science-related topics will help you find your passion. This will help you understand a wide variety of healthcare-related professions, and help you decide what your choice at uni should be. It’s the best summer course to help high school secondary school and undergraduate students prepare!
Medical and Clinical Sciences Programme
Our Clinical and Medical Sciences Programme provides both practical experience and the skills you need to help prepare for the admissions process. You’ll also get full access to our Online Interview Course and a free copy of our “Get into Medical School” Guidebook, used by career advisers throughout the UK.
You’ll have the opportunity to learn beyond the GCSE and A-level curriculum on your favourite science subjects. Find out how that knowledge can be applied in the real world. You’ll also be able to work one-on-one with Dr Dibah Jiva, a leading expert in the UK for Healthcare Related subject admissions. She will help you prepare your personal statement and ace your interviews.
By the end of the course, you’ll have a clear understanding of studying a science-related degree and life at university.
Focus on skills unique to certain specialities:
Cardiology: You’ll learn from an actual cardiologist about what it’s like to perform clinical examinations, examine pulses, blood pressure and get to record and interpret an ECG.
Ophthalmology: An experienced Ophthalmologist will guide you through a cataract operation simulation, examinations of the back of the eye and performing reconstructive surgery.
Surgery: Our anatomy teachers will show you to how to perform dissections and develop the tactility of a surgeon. Whether it’s uncovering the anatomy of sheep hearts or suturing pig eyelids - you’ll get hands-on with the tools that surgeons and healthcare professionals use daily.
Junior Doctor: Qualified and experienced Doctors and medical experts will show you how to take a patient’s history and examine the Neurological, Gastroenterological Respiratory & Vascular systems… plus cannulation, phlebotomy, Doppler Ultrasound and more!
We place a heavy emphasis on hands-on clinical skills. This experience not only gets you prepared for med school, but also looks great on your CV. Gain an advantage and secure your place!
Clinical Sciences Tutorials: Join us on the frontier of combating diseases as we take you through the latest thinking in genetics, cancer biology and infectious disease. Come out of your tutorials with a newfound appreciation for the wider context of the sciences and broaden your horizons of the role of a scientist in healthcare.
Team Research Project: A common requirement for universities is to give clear examples of teamwork, research and going beyond the curriculum. That’s where the team research project comes in! Work with your peers to research a diverse range of science-related topics throughout the week. Then, present to the other groups… perfect for your CV or med school application.
Mentoring: Dr Dibah Jiva is a leading expert in the UK for Healthcare related subject admissions. You’ll have a chance to work one-to-one with her every day. Together, you will create a clear and structured plan to apply to universities with the best chances of success. Increase your odds!
For information on the accommodation, facilities, security and activities on theMSAG summer courses, please visit our summer programmes locations and accommodation page. If you have any further questions on accommodations or course details email us at hello@theMSAG.com.