The ideal introduction to medical school preparation.

This summer immerse yourself into this exciting introduction to Medical School preparation.

We usually run this course from our Oxford school. This year we are delivering it online.

Students will join the Intensive Academic SmartClass and they will have an additional 7 hours of specific medical-related content.

Students will also research and present a final project.

Is this course for me?
  • This course is for students who want to more about the study of medicine and related professions.
  • It is an ideal pre-sessional programme before preparation for medical degrees, or as an introduction to further study.
  • We strongly recommended this programme if you are joining our Medical Foundation or intensive A-level programmes.

The essentials

Key facts

Start date: 6 July 2020

Hours per week: 22.5

Live teacher contact time: 15.5 hours week 1; 16.5 hours week 2
Structured interactive group exercises: 2 hours in week 1; 1 hour in week 2
Structured self-study: 5 hours

Lesson times: BST 09:00

Class size: minimum 4, maximum 8

Minimum length: 2 weeks

Minimum entry level: Kings Level 4 (Pre-intermediate) / IELTS 4.5

Age range: 14-17

Academic English

Develop fluency across the four language skills:

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Listening
  • Speaking

Develop specialist English skills:

  • IELTS preparation
  • Academic writing
  • Academic vocabulary
  • Presentation skills

Academic subjects

  • Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • History
  • Geography
  • Business
  • British Culture

Specific subjects covered in the Medical module:

  • An introduction to how medicine works
  • An introduction to genetic engineering
  • An introduction to ethics in medicine
  • Practice Multiple Mini Interviews (MMIs)
  • Final project (researched and presented by student)

Great value: just £250 per week

All this is included in your course price:
  • 22.5 hours per week of structured learning per week
  • 14.5-15.5 hours per week of live teacher-led academic subject preparation (Maths, Medical Sciences, Humanities)
  • 6 hours per week of live teacher-led academic English / IELTS lessons
  • 1-2 hours per week of structured interactive exercises
  • 5 hours per week of structured self-study
  • Initial level test, weekly assignments, group participation and progress tests
  • 12 months access to Microsoft Office 365
  • 24/7 access to learning resources on Classmate, the Kings online learning platform
  • Access to Kings SmartClass Facebook group to share ideas and experiences with fellow students around the world 
  • Official end-of-course Certificate with assigned level

Thank you for your enquiry.
We'll be in touch soon.
The Kings Admissions Team