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Summer Boarding Courses’ Medicine programmes are designed to teach the English language through studying Medicine. In these courses, English language and Medicine tuition are integrated together, so that knowledge of both subjects is improved at the same time.
Our Medicine programmes have the following four objectives:
The objective of Summer Boarding Courses’ Medicine programmes is for our students to feel better informed about what it is like to study Medicine in higher education, as well as for them to develop key practical medical skills, including being equipped and qualified to give First Aid response. Students will furthermore develop broader 21st century skills, such as communication skills, collaboration skills, critical thinking skills, research skills and presentation skills.
We answer the most important questions below.
Where are the best universities to study Medicine?
Here are the best five universities to study Medicine according to Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings.
What qualifications do I need to be a doctor in the UK?
You will need at least five GCSEs (or equivalent) grades 9-7 (A* or A) including English, Maths and Sciences. You will also need three A-Levels (or equivalent, for example, the International Baccalaureate IB) including Biology and Chemistry.
How long does it take to become a doctor in the UK?
According to the NHS and General Medical Council, it can take up to 16 years to train to become a doctor before qualifying. Five years for your medical degree or six years if you want to study a relevant subject like the History of Medicine as part of an intercalated year. Two years for your post-graduate general medical training foundation programme, and then three years of specialist training for a GP or between five to eight years for other specialities.
What is the NHS?
The National Health Service or NHS as it is more commonly known started in 1948 as one of the major social reforms as the government believed everyone was entitled to free healthcare. UK Citizens can use the publicly funded free healthcare service which is paid for through taxes.
Why study at a medicine summer school in England?
Here are our top five reasons as to why a Medicine summer school in England may benefit you.