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Routes Into Medicine

Information on this page will support you in exploring the routes and pathways into medicine. whether it's the grades needed to embark on your chosen career path or the skills needed to be successful in this career. In addition to medicine pathways, there are links that will support you in understanding the application process and the UCAT and BMAT process

Pathways to Medicine

Pathways to Medicine provides academic and sector-specific support for students who are interested in pursuing a career in medicine. Through skills sessions, admissions support, mentoring and meeting industry experts, you will have the opportunity to explore whether medicine is the right path for you, and build the essential knowledge, skills and confidence required to go on to higher education and the world of work.  Follow the link below

Routes Into Medicine

You heard that this career is competitive already... it's safe to assume.

In 2020, UCAS recorded 8 applicants per medical school place, making medicine one of the most competitive courses to enter.

Despite this, thousands of students succeed in their applications every year, and you can too.

The first and most important step is to decide whether medicine is right for you. Follow the link in the tab above (Isa a career in medicine for me

Use the practice and past papers on the website to get a good understanding of the test format, different question types and skills BMAT assesses. Follow the link