Please note, this is an enrichment course, not part of a students’ main programme of study.
The Pre-Medical school is an enrichment activity designed to support students who have serious and realistic aspirations to study medicine at university. Through a series of lectures, visits and practical activities, students will strengthen their understanding of the medical profession and develop a greater appreciation of the essential skills and relevant experience required for a successful university application.
Activities undertaken as part of this academy include university masterclasses visiting speakers attendance at university lectures and problem-based learning activities. The universities involved have previously included Aston, Birmingham, Keele, Leicester and Liverpool. Places are limited and successful applicants are encouraged to take an Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) in a relevant medically-related field.
Mid Autumn term to December of Year 13.
Includes some after College commitment, which will vary from week to week.
Occasional transport costs.
Who can sign up
High attaining students who have a serious aspiration to apply for a medical degree.
How and when to sign up
Membership is assigned via a selection process. Students are asked to express interest towards the end of the first half term. There are only 15 places and it is always oversubscribed.