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Learning resources for your first year

We have such an abundance of services, courses and learning modules to help with your studies, that we may as well sit the exams for you!


BMA library services

Enjoy the convenience of online access to our wide-ranging bank of e-books and e-journals. You'll receive free premium postage for any of our 35,000 books and free home delivery to your door, anywhere in the UK.



BMJ Learning

Access hundreds of learning and CPD resources that can support you to enhance your knowledge and progress your career. BMJ learning is one of the world’s largest and most trusted independent online learning providers for medical professionals. Modules include Preparing effectively for your SJT, Dealing with pressure at medical school and Building professional relationships.



BMJ Student

BMJ Student is the free go-to resource for student members who aspire to be safe and competent junior doctors. Available in print and online, the journal will support you every step of the way, from applying to medical school to qualification and the transition to junior doctor.



BMJ OnExamination

BMJ OnExamination’s Year 1 resource provides you with the learning materials and questions to make sure you have the right knowledge and understanding for your first year.



Specialty explorer

Specialty explorer is a tool for BMA members that supports your research into medical specialties and provides you with a personalised report.




Listen to recorded webinars to provide you with support during your time at medical school. Access our popular webinar 'Well-being for medical students' and learn how to ensure you're taking good care of your mental and physical health.



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