London Med Summer School Programme 2024

Opens: March 28, 2024

Apply for the chance to be one of 75 lucky Year 12 students from across England finding out what it is like to study medicine in London.

Funded by Health Education England, the London Med Schools online summer programme brings together four of London’s medical schools (Queen Mary, University of London, King’s College London, St George’s, University of London, and University College London) to give 75 Year 12 students from across England an opportunity to find out what it is like to study medicine in London. Working with patients and student ambassadors, participants will gain a greater understanding of the realities of being a doctor and the skills needed to succeed.

The main summer school programme will take place from Monday 15th July to Friday 19th July via Zoom. The programme also includes the following additional virtual events, which participants are required to attend:

  • Wednesday 26th June – Launch Event
  • Wednesday 11th September – London Medical Schools Admissions Tutor Q&A
  • Wednesday 25th September – Alternatives to Medicine
  • November (date TBC) –  Mock Multiple Mini Interviews (MMIs)

 

Applications will close at 9am on Friday 19th April if you have any questions, please contact the Queen Mary University of London UK Student Recruitment and Widening Participation team by emailing outreach-programmes@qmul.ac.uk

Before starting your application, please ensure that you meet the following minimum eligibility criteria for the programme. Students must:

  • Live in England but outside of Greater London
  • Be in Year 12 as of September 2023
  • Have attended only non-selective state schools, sixth forms, or colleges since age 11
  • Be currently studying two science subjects at A-level including biology or chemistry
  • Ideally have achieved a grade 6 on GCSE English language, mathematics and science

Students will be prioritised based on the following criteria:

  • Whether they are a member of a priority group
  • Whether they attend an underperforming school
  • From a school with a high percentage of students receiving free school meals
  • Living in an area with low levels of progression onto university
  • From a family where the parents/carers do not have a university degree from the UK or abroad
  • The student is in receipt of free school meals or 16-19 Bursary Fund or Discretionary Learner Support or Means Tested Benefit or Pupil Premium
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