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A career in medicine is one of the most demanding, rewarding and important paths you can follow. The rewards — both personal and professional — are quite unique.

That is why only the best and most committed people achieve this goal. Only one in 20 of those who apply to Medical School are admitted.

We will help you stand out from the crowd.

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What makes a good medical student?

  • Academic excellence
  • Strong scientific interest and ability
  • Commitment and tenacity
  • Effective organisational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skill
  • Demonstrable empathy with a range of people
  • Proven ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Clear leadership potential
  • The ability to manage stress effectively
  • A desire to learn from and to teach others

These personal strengths are identified by The Medic Portal, a great resource for all aspiring medical students

"Aside from a very strong academic ability, students need to display strong supporting qualities. Together, this builds the kind of profile that universities look for in successful candidates."

Programme options

We offer a range of pathways to Medical School.

They are designed to give you the perfect route to your medical degree depending on your specific circumstances, academic profile and intended progression university.

A-levels

  • Completing A-levels in Maths and Sciences is ideal for students intending to study a degree in Medicine or Medical Sciences – particularly at one of the top UK universities
  • Students with exceptional ability have the option to take a one-year A-level course
A-levels at Kings

Medical Summer Programme

  • The programme provides an insight in to the world of medicine and the wide range of careers opportunities available.
  • You will learn what being a doctor actually involves as well as the skills and personal attributes which are required.
Medical Summer Programme

Aston Medical School
Pathway

  • Start an Advanced Level Foundation or A-levels with us
  • We help you with your study plan and make sure you are on target to achieve the required grades
  • We guide you to apply for UCAT, UCAS and MMIs
  • We help you prepare for the interview with Aston Medical School
Aston Medical School pathway

UCLan Medical School
Pathway

  • Start an Advanced Level Foundation or A-levels with us
  • We help you with your study plan and make sure you are on target to achieve the required grades
  • We guide you to apply for UCAS and MMIs
  • We help you prepare for the interview with UCLan Medical School
UCLan Medical School pathway

University progression

Our students have progressed onto some of the strongest medicine-related courses and universities in the UK.

  • Ping Hei Cheng, Hong Kong, A-level, Queen's University Belfast, Medicine
  • Chun Yu Chan, Hong Kong, A-level, Queen's University Belfast, Medicine
  • Eunice Opoko Gyebi, Ghana, Foundation, Aston University, Medicine
  • Anita Sedghi, Iran, 1-year A-level, UCLan, Medicine
  • Ho Kit Kennis Leung, Hong Kong, Foundation, Lancaster University, Biomedicine
  • Ingyoung Hwang, South Korea, Foundation, University of Leeds, Medical Sciences
"At university no one will remind you what to study and when to study, you have to be independent. But thanks to Kings, I was prepared for that. ​"
Chun Yu Chan
Queen's University Belfast

Work experience

We have local partnerships offering a range of work experience opportunities. Our experienced staff will also help you find your own work experience.

Opportunities include:

  • Local hospitals
  • British Red Cross
  • St John Ambulance Service
  • Lifeguarding Work

Dr Andrew Short, Principal at Kings Bournemouth, explains why relevant work experience is so important to any student seeking a medicine-related career.

Career options

There are many possible careers in medicine.

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