Best Medical Schools in the UK + Cost and Entry Requirements..


British medical education has high reputation and value all over the world.

About 25 Medical schools in the U.K, here are the top medical schools in UK.

Top 10 medical schools in the UK

  1. University of Cambridge.
  2. University of Oxford
  3. Imperial College London
  4. University of Edinburgh
  5. King’s College London
  6. University of Manchester
  7. University of Dundee
  8. University College London
  9. University of Swansea
  10. Queen Mary University
  11. University of Leicester
  12. University of Aberdeen

First, you must do a research on your choice university website if their program , tuition and entry requirements suit you.

Best Medical Schools in the UK
University of Aberdeen is one of the Best Medical Schools in the UK

If you’re an international student willing to enroll in any of the medical schools in UK you want to make sure you have at least over £10k in your account at the very beginning.

Different Entry Routes:

You can become a doctor via;

Standard Entry Medicine

Equivalent of a Bachelor degree. It usually takes 5 years to be completed, but in some universities can extend up to 6 years.

Graduate Entry Medicine

This is for students who have a Bachelor degree in the first place which not necessarily has to be in a science-related subject.
It’s an accelerated 4-year program, but in some universities, it lasts 5 years.

Most medicine programs last for 6 years while dentistry and pharmacy programs last for 5 years.

How to apply?

U.K. Medical schools are high quality hence the entry is highly competitive.

There is usually an admission test.

You will need UKCAT as 25% of medical schools in UK require this test from their applicants. You must complete it before you apply through UCAS.

BMAT – You should register for the BMAT test before you start to apply for medical school, but you can take the test afterwards, in November.

GAMSAT – It’s required by some Graduate Entry Medicine and Standard Entry Medicine routes.

UKCAT, GAMSAT test is taken before initiating your online application on UCAS.

Some schools in Scotland may require SJTace. The Situational Jugdements Test for Admission to Clinical Education mostly for entering Scottish Graduate Entry Medical Programme.

You will need a Personal statement letter which will reflect your experience and motivation to study medicine.

The benefits of studying medicine in the UK: Medical profession is a highly rewarding one both in practice, service to humanity & renumeration.

On average, in the UK a medical professional earns over £40,000 per year.
Some medical professionals may earn over £90,000 per year. For example
••General Practitioner—79,890
••Consultant – £87,635. So it is worth it.

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Dr Pepple


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