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Not all medical schools offer graduate entry courses, so you need to ensure that you do your research. While all medical schools will ensure that you leave as a competent junior doctor, there are variations in size, location and course structure. You will be spending a minimum of four years at your chosen university, so it is important that it’s the right fit. For example, do you have a preference for a city-based medical school like Queen Mary’s London or a campus-based school such as Warwick?
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