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HOW TO GET a GUARANTEED UK Medical School Interview?

Updated: Dec 24, 2018

Getting into medical school is challenging - of thousands of medical school applicants, only a fraction are invited to interview. Apex Medicine have found a way to GUARANTEE a UK medical school interview. Interested? Find out more below!



At Bellerbys College, an international boarding school in the UK, high achieving students have the advantage of being guaranteed an interview at Brighton and Sussex Medical School. Their Elite Medics Pathway is an A level programme tailored to top students aiming to study medicine - the course is tailored to ensure that students are prepared for entry into Oxbridge and other top UK universities. Bellerbys College offer an opportunity that put their students ahead of the pack.


What are the benefits of the Elite Medics Pathway?


Bellerbys College's experience in guiding students into medical school has led to the creation of a bespoke A Level course that ensures that students are well prepared for medical school. In addition to a guaranteed interview at Brighton and Sussex Medical School, the course includes:


  • UKCAT and BMAT preparation - one to one coaching as well as group workshops focused on understanding question technique and reinforcing knowledge needed to ace these entrance exams

  • Personal statement workshop

  • Medical school interview course - Traditional, MMI, Oxbridge

  • Medical interview practice with current medical students to allow applicants to put into practice tips learned during the interview course

  • PBL workshop to introduce students to the teaching technique used in many UK medical schools

  • Classes on patient-doctor communication

  • Support with arranging medical work experience


Course structure

  • Length: 5 or 6 terms

  • Qualification: A levels

  • Subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Extended Project Qualification (EPQ)

  • Preparation for Medicine

  1. Introduction to BSMS / getting into Medical School

  2. Introduction to Anatomy; living anatomy activity

  3. Infection control

  4. How to take a history

  5. Cardiovascular: blood pressure, hypertension, design a drug activity

  6. The NHS

  7. The patient journey through the NHS

  8. Ethics

  9. Neurology

  10. Pathogens: designing a pathogen, discovery and diagnosis

  11. Emergency medicine

  12. Primary care & General Practice

  13. Health education

  14. How to choose medical schools through UCAS

  15. Career paths in Medicine

  16. Mock interviews and Multiple Mini Interviews


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS


  • Age - 15.5 years old

  • Grades: 5 GCSEs at A*-B, including an A or A* in Chemistry and Maths

  • 200 words personal statement explaining why they want to become a doctor


How to apply


The Elite Medics Pathway has several entries every year. Apply here!


If you have any questions about the Elite Medics Pathway or medical school applications in general, contact our friendly advisors now.

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