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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

Getting STARTED - Everything You Need to Know | BMAT 📚

Getting STARTED - Everything You Need to Know | BMAT 📚

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BMAT is a two-hour admissions test that assesses a combination of aptitude and knowledge. It tests a broad range of skills across three sections

A number of universities expect you to sit the BMAT, instead of the UCAT, when you apply to study Medicine. Find out which ones, and how they’ll use your score.

Medicine,Deentistry and Nursing Apprenticeships


An apprenticeship in medicine, dentistry or nursing is a great way to access a career in these professions without needing prior medical qualifications, opening up a range of opportunities to develop a meaningful and rewarding career.

What is the UCAT


The University Clinical Aptitude Test (UCAT) is an admissions test, used by a consortium of UK Universities and non-UK associate member universities to help select applicants for their medical and dental degree programmes.

Sign up to Medify for Ucat & Bmat Courses, including Personal Statements (speak with Mr regarding funding and access to the site once you have registered)

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