Preparation for Medical Science Degrees

Providing Students with Comprehensive Support in the Process

Applying for the UK’s medical schools is highly competitive and can be even more demanding for international students. Many applicants with outstanding grades and convincing personal statements are nevertheless rejected. So just what is the secret of submitting a successful application in order to gain one of those most sought after places?

Astrum Education colleges offer Medical Programmes providing comprehensive assistance in this process. Our Medical Programmes cover everything prospective students need to know when aiming to obtain a place at medical school, from presenting a compelling personal statement, to impressing at interview and finding the right work placements. In addition, guest speaker presentations provide invaluable opportunities for students to hear from leading practitioners in the medical field.

The academic focus at Astrum Education’s colleges is one of the most defining features of their Medical Programmes. Tutors teach exactly to the syllabus and train all our potential medical, dental and veterinary students with practice on, and forensic analysis of past papers. Each student is monitored closely to ensure they have a detailed understanding of all the topics and question formats in order that they achieve the A*/A grades required for entry to medical and dental courses at university.

Students on Medical Programmes at Astrum colleges benefit from a great deal of guidance and support when writing personal statements, choosing the right medical schools, and identifying related work experience opportunities. Students have a dedicated medical tutor, developing their scientific reasoning, medical knowledge and ethical debating skills. Our staff assist students over each hurdle of getting into medical school including UCAS, interview training, keeping up to date in current affairs in Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary, and BMAT or UKCAT courses.

Our outstanding record of success in getting our students into medical school is testament to the effectiveness of our Medical Programme.

Students receive top coaching and support by experts in the following:

  • BMAT and UKCAT examination preparation
  • Interview skills and individual interview practice
  • Personal statement writing
  • First Aid training
  • Selecting the most suitable medical school and attendance at open days
  • Applications for appropriate voluntary work and gaining relevant work experience