Each university has its own requirements, as a general rule you need to:
Excel in the sciences at GCSE and A-Level
Get relevant work experience
Have relevant extra curriculum activities
Chose the right medical school for you
Get high scores in UCAT and BMAT exams
Write a strong personal statement
Prepare for medical school interview
Improving your chances to get into Medicine
Health care experience: All UK medical schools now require applicants to have experience in a caring or service role, examples of these include nursing homes, GP practices or hospitals. Voulnteering is always a great way to show you have commitment to helping others.
To enquire about our Medicine work experience programme, please contact email@example.com for more information.
Anything can be classed as relevant work experience if you can demonstrate to interviewers what you have learnt and how this is applicable to a career in medicine.
Demonstrate essential skills
These include Leadership, Teamwork, Communication, being under pressure and dealing with stressful situations.
Within school - any roles you have within school, including being a school rep, being involed in a fundraiser or leading a class project.
Extra Curriculum activities - Hobbies, sports, educational clubs, arts, student government these are all ways to improve your skills set.
At home - you can demonstrate a range of values such as compassion, dignity, respect if you have carer responsibilities at home, doing house work, managing the shopping these can showcase your organisational skills.
Structure your answers - use the below examples to demonstrate your essential skills, this will help guide you along the way.
What did you do?
What skills did you have to use?
What did you learn from the event?
What could you have done better?
Attend Work Placement Programmes
As a trust we will be hosting events throughout the year ro prepare you for you Medical School applications.
Careers in Medicine 7th May 2022 - Learn about the different fields of medicine from speciality doctors
Work Placement Programme - TBC - attend ELHT for an in-person 2 day tour of the hospital. You will gain an insight into a lifr as a doctor, patient experiences and a chance to practice your clinical skills. Mock MMI event - TBC - sit lifelike multiple mini-interviews to help prepare yourself for the real deal. You will gain useful tips and tricks with feedback from our specialist doctors.
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