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A comprehensive guide on how to become a doctor – from life as a doctor to the ins and outs of applying to medical school.
A comprehensive guide on how to become a doctor - from life as a doctor to the ins and outs of applying to medical school.
Before applying to medical school, find out the attributes medical schools look for in candidates, possible career paths and what life is really like as a doctor.
Every applicant's route to medical school is different - so we've answered some common questions to help you through the process.
How to apply to medical school as a school or college leaver in the UK, including pathways for Scottish students into medicine.
There are a number of routes into medical school that you can access. Find out more.
Read our in-depth guide on the application process into medicine and get some useful tips for getting your application ready.
Find out about the different course and teaching types that are available at medical schools in the UK and which ones will suit you.
Take a look at our map of UK medical schools including a link to their website to find out more about each school.
Read about this initiative that seeks to give opportunities to anyone who has the ability and desire, whatever their background, to enter into a medical career.
A practical guide for prospective medical students who are looking for shadowing or work experience opportunities to assist in their application to medical school.
A practical guide offering general and ethical advice for doctors who would like to offer shadowing or work experience to students who want to apply to medical school.
Find everything you need at the BMA library. Browse our range of textbooks and online resources and take advantage of our free UK postal loan service.