For students from backgrounds that are under-represented at universities; developed to give you essential advice, skills and support to apply to study medicine and professional healthcare courses.
Our Pathways to Medicine programme is designed for students who are from backgrounds that are under-represented at universities. The programme has been developed to provide advice, skills and support to strengthen your application for Medicine and related professional healthcare courses.
In order to take part in the programme you must:
When selecting students to take part in the programme we will consider the following:
Programme at a Glance
As part of the programme you will be given a chance to take part in the following:
All of the above sessions will be based at UCLan Preston Campus. Food will be provided where appropriate.
Why Join the Programme?
Applying to study medicine and other related subjects is extremely competitive. By participating and completing our Pathways to Medicine programme you’ll strengthen your application as you will be better prepared for the application process and any future interview opportunities. We'll also help you to explore exciting alternatives to medicine.
Unique Pathways to Medicine Scholarships
As a student on our Pathways to Medicine programme you will also be eligible for two generous scholarships offered by UCLan’s School of Medicine, known as the Livesey Scholarships. The scholarships will cover all tuition fees (currently £9250 per annum) for the duration of the 5 year course.
To be eligible for these two scholarships you will need to:
The Livesey scholarships will be awarded to the two candidates with the highest interview score. Students must also have met all other criteria outlined by the School of Medicine. Please note that these scholarships are separate and distinct to other scholarships offered by the School.
How to Apply
In order to take part, you must:
a. Introduction to Medicine - welcome session
b. Medical degree taster session
c. Workshop for A Level Biology
d. Workshop for A Level Chemistry
e. Interview tuition session
The deadline to apply is by Friday 20 December 2019 (application will close at 23.59pm)
If you are successful, we will contact your school/college and parent(s)/carer(s) to confirm your application.
Why Choose to Study Medicine at UCLan?
For more information on the Pathways to Medicine, please contact our Access team on firstname.lastname@example.org or 01772 201201.