Medical school courses

To train as a doctor, the first stage is to take a degree at medical school. 

"Although a certain level of academic aptitude is needed, don’t let it put you off if you fear you’re not clever enough."

Read Rebecca's experience of medical school.

There are various types of courses:

You can find courses in medicine offered in the UK, by searching our course finder.  You'll also find inforamation on the academic requirements for medical school

Entry requirements

Medical schools set their own academic entry requirements, so it’s important to check these with individual schools. However, for all courses entry means:

Skills and interests

You need to prove that you:

Financial support while studying at university

Find out about financial support while studying medicine at university

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