Choosing which medical school to apply to is a decision that should not be taken lightly. It is important that you do your homework and consider carefully the many factors that differ between each institution. This comprehensive and insightful guide, written by medical students, for medical students, covers everything you need to know to enable you to select the best medical school for you. The book is designed to help school leavers, graduates and mature individuals in applying to medical school, as well as parents and teachers. The first part of the book covers what to expect from life at medical school and things to consider prior to applying. The second part then features chapters covering each individual UK Medical School. Each chapter is written by current medical students at the institution and is broken down into sections on the medical school, the university and the city finishing with the views of pre-clinical and clinical students. This book is best used in conjunction with Becoming a Doctor, also published by BPP Learning Media.
It features: Forewords by Sir Liam Donaldson (Chief Medical Officer of England), Professor Ian Gilmore (President of Royal College of Physicians), Mr John Black (President of Royal College of Surgeons) and Professor Mike Larvin (Director of Education Royal College of Surgeons); Insider Information - an overview of what to expect from life at medical school and tips for getting in and staying ahead; and, Latest Admission Statistics and Advice - up-to-date information on course structure, teaching methods, entrance requirements and other key factors to consider when choosing a medical school.
This book also features: Pre-Medical and Postgraduate Advice - views from pre-clinical and postgraduate students on getting in and what to consider; Easy Comparisons - quick comparison table covering each UK medical school; Medical Education - clear sections focusing on pre-clinical and clinical education, including summaries of teaching methods, support, examinations and teaching hospitals; Extra-curricular Activities - information on what extra-curricular opportunities are available at each Medical School and in the surrounding city; and, Students' Views - opinions and insights for each medical school by current medical students. This engaging, easy to use guide will remove much of the uncertainty surrounding how to select the best medical school for you.