Medical school application in the UK is fiercely competitive and can be even more challenging for international students. Many students who are rejected have excellent grades and compelling personal statements, so what’s the secret of submitting a successful application and winning one of those most coveted places?
Lansdowne College offers a comprehensive Medical Programme to assist in this application process. From presenting a first-rate personal statement, impressing at interview to advice on finding work placement opportunities, our Medical Programme aims to cover everything prospective students need to know to obtain a place at medical school. In addition, guest speaker events provide an invaluable chance to hear from top practitioners in the medical field.
The academic focus at Lansdowne College is one of the most defining features of our Medical Programme. Tutors teach exactly to the syllabus and train all our potential medical, dental and veterinary students with practice on and forensic analysis of past papers. Each student is monitored closely to make sure they have a detailed understanding of all the topics and question formats so that they achieve the A*/A grades they require for entry to Medical and Dental courses at university.
Students on the Lansdowne College Medical Programme benefit from a great deal of guidance and support when writing a personal statement, choosing the right medical school, and identifying related work experience. Students have a dedicated medical tutor, developing their scientific reasoning, medical knowledge and ethical debating skills. Our staff assist students over each hurdle of getting into medical school including UCAS, interview training, keeping up to date in current affairs in Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary, and BMAT or UKCAT courses.
Our outstanding record of success in getting our students into medical school is testament to the effectiveness of our Medical Programme.
Students receive top coaching and support by experts in the following:
- BMAT and UKCAT examination preparation
- Interview skills and individual interview practice
- Personal statement writing
- First aid training
- Selecting the most suitable medical school and attendance at open days
- Applications for appropriate voluntary work and gaining relevant work experience