Getting into Medicine

This one day course is packed full of everything you need to know to start your journey into medicine. Our experienced tutor will provide you with a complete overview of the medical application process; from how to pick a university and course to acing your interview and everything in between. You will leave us with all the tools and knowledge you need to apply for your dream medical course. This day is aimed at students and their parents, as well as teachers wanting to know more about the process to support their students in their medical school applications.

Structure of the Day

The course runs from 9.00am to 5pm.

Registration is at 8.45am.

There will be a one-hour lunch break and a break in the morning and afternoon sessions.

Lunch is not provided but there are places to eat in and around the campus.

Course Content

Why medicine?
The course will start with the benefits of both studying and having a career in medicine and what you should be aware of before choosing this career path
Overview of application progress
We will take you through a detailed timeline of the application process so you know what you will need to do when and be aware of all the important deadlines
Qualifications needed
Which subjects you will need to have and what grades you need to achieve including GCSEs, A levels, IB and Scottish highers
Work experience
Work experience is important to add to your personal statement but finding placements can often be difficult. We will explain the different ways of gaining work experience and what is most beneficial for your medical school application
 
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Personal statement
This section will explain what to include and the dos and don’ts of writing your personal statement. We will take you through some good and bad examples and will also include example statements written by people who got accepted into medical school for you to take home for inspiration
Choosing your medical school
There are so many universities and courses how do you pick where to apply to? We will give you an overview of the different medical schools and what to consider when choosing your course. We will show you important factors to look out for including whether they offer an intercalated BSc, whether they are a problem based learning university and what qualification you would get at the end
 
Lunch
UKCAT/BMAT
You will be taking one or both these exams depending on where you apply. We will give you an overview of what the exams entail, how best to prepare for them, the resources and courses that are available and whether you should take both or just one of the exams
Interviews
We will explain some of the most common interview methods and how to prepare for the interview process. Another medical student will join Daisy in this section and together they will show you how to approach answering questions, body language techniques and give you other tips on how to perform well. 
 
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Graduate Medicine
Another path into medicine is to choose to do graduate medicine. We will go through which universities offer this access route, how this affects your time at medical school and the funding options.
Medical Career
Getting accepted into a university is only the beginning of your medical journey. We will give you an overview of different medical career paths, the different training options and what all the acronyms mean!

Tutor: Daisy Newberry

Daisy has a BSc from UCL in Immunology, Infectious Diseases and Cellular Pathology and is currently in her final year at UCL medical school. She is an experienced tutor, having taught Science and Maths to all age groups. She particularly enjoys helping students develop their scientific reasoning and confidence in their abilities.

Daisy is passionate about helping students get into medicine. Her extensive knowledge of the medical application process and engaging teaching style is the perfect combination to help prepare you for your journey into medicine. 

Getting into Medicine

Highlights

Interactive interview workshop

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In depth advice on how to prepare for the UKCAT and BMAT tests

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Personal statement examples which have been accepted into Oxbridge and top London universities

 

Dates & Bookings

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Getting into Medicine 23rd Novembershow details + £75.00 (GBP)  
Getting into Medicine 23rd Nov (multiple ticket discount ppp)show details + £60.00 (GBP)  

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  • Getting into Medicine 23rd Nov
    November 23, 2019
    8:45 am - 5:00 pm
Details Price Qty
Getting into Medicine 23rd Novembershow details + £75.00 (GBP)  
Getting into Medicine 23rd Nov (multiple ticket discount ppp)show details + £60.00 (GBP)