Becoming a doctor
Applying to medical school for graduates, mature and foundation studentsIf you are a student who is studying for or already has another degree, a mature student or even someone who has no qualifications at all, there are a number of routes into medical school.
Medical training pathwayThe training required to become a doctor can be different for everyone. We've mapped out the medical training pathway to help guide you through the process.
Getting medical work experienceIf you are a student planning to apply to medical school or a doctor who is about to take on a student for work experience, our guidance will help you to get the most out of work experience placements.
Courses at medical schoolThere are a range of different learning styles and courses at each medical school. Find out what the best course is for you.
Intercalated degreesA guide for medical students on intercalated degrees including the benefits of intercalating and some of the key considerations.
UK medical schoolsTake a look at our map of UK universities with schools or faculties of medicine.
Applying to medical schoolOur guide will help you to navigate the process of applying to medical school.
Medical student financeThinking about applying to medical school? Find out about the financial support available for UK and international students.
Widening participation in medicineThe widening participation initiative seeks to give the opportunity to anyone who has the ability and desire, to enter into a medical career.
First year medical students
Surviving your first year of medical schoolTips and tricks for getting through that first year of medical school and beyond.
Dear medical studentDear medical student … is a collection of the advice we received from members only too happy to offer the perspective and experience of medical school.
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