Are you a graduate interested in studying medicine, but unclear on the application process and which Graduate Entry Medicine (GEM) course is right for you? If so, this book is perfect for you. This book provides a step-by-step guide for graduates from any discipline on how to succeed in gaining a place at Medical School. It covers the major considerations applicants have along the way, including: Routes into Medicine for graduates, including four-, five- and six-year courses. Deciding if "Graduate Entry Medicine" is right for you, covering questions such as: how competitive is Graduate Entry Medicine? And what is the course like?
Financial considerations of studying medicine as a second degree, including major sources of income and expenditure in light of the recent changes to funding by the Department of Health Detailed information on each of the 16 Medical Schools offering Graduate Entry Medicine, including: course structure, teaching style and number of applicants per place; profiles of each Medical School written by students on the course providing an insider's view; the interview process for each Medical School, how to approach questions you are likely to be faced with and how to impress the interview panel; why work experience is important, what Medical Schools are looking for and how to make the most out of the experience; applying through UCAS and writing your UCAS personal statement; and, medical career options after you qualify as a doctor. Written by graduates studying medicine as a second degree, this book provides in detail everything you need to know about succeeding in your application to Graduate Entry Medicine.
Publisher: BPP Learning Media