When you are considering how to choose a medical school, we recommend you look at the list of key factors below. These are not only regular issues that arise among the applicants trying to choose medical schools we interview each year, but also factors that our own tutors – now qualified from their medical schools – found to be the most important differentiating elements to making their own choice.
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A medical degree can last five to six years, so picking the right university for you is absolutely crucial to the success of your academic career and medical career going forward.
There are thirty-two medical schools in the UK, all offering very different experiences, environments, and courses. Having a strong sense of what your chosen Medical School will offer you during your degree is vital to the success of your university career.
Medicine is a highly competitive course, with some universities receiving 10 applicants for every place.