As part of the programme, you will engage in several activities exploring the field of medicine and to help prepare you for applying to Medicine. This programme is an exciting opportunity to meet like-minded people interested in medicine, as well as meeting clinicians, academics and current medical students.

You will take part in a varied timetable, including a residential Summer School, preparing you for medical school and beyond!

Application timeline

Step 1

Check you are eligible

You may apply to a Pathways programme if you:

  • Are studying in Year 12 in England or Wales, Year 13 in Northern Ireland, or S5 in Scotland (or equivalent)
  • Attend, and have always attended, a state-funded school or college (non-fee paying) in the UK

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Step 2

Applications open

It’s a very simple application form, mostly yes/no questions but it does include one longer question[s] as follows –

“Please give a brief personal statement (of no more than 300 words) explaining your suitability for the programme and why you would like to participate”

Step 3

Applications close

20th November

Step 4

Decisions announced

Dependent on each programme and university – usually early October – early December

October - December

Step 5

Launch of Pathways programme

Dependent on each programme and university – usually around November – December

November - December

Applications closed.

Applications are now closed for 2023, but you can register your interest for 2024 on the link below.

REGISTER YOUR INTEREST FOR 2024