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Medicine

A vocational course which combines theoretical scientific knowledge with the practical skills required for a career in medicine.
โŒ›๏ธLast updated: March 28, 2020, 10:51 p.m.

Course Resources

Here are some general resources related to Medicine.

Overview

https://www.undergraduate.study.cam.ac.uk/courses/medicine ๐Ÿ”— This is the Medicine section of the University undergraduate prospectus. The most important information about the course is here, including entry requirements, course structure, and prerequisites. Itโ€™s worth checking out the โ€œResourceโ€ tab for help with entrance exams as well as reading lists, etc. If you have a particular college in mind it may be worth seeing if they have a medical application section โ€“ they may have a few other recommended books!

https://www.med.cam.ac.uk/ ๐Ÿ”— This is the official Faculty webpage for prospective undergraduates, which links to various resources.

https://www.applytocambridge.com/courses/medicine ๐Ÿ”—
This is an unofficial prospectus put together by the Cambridge University Student Union; itโ€™s written based on studentsโ€™ perspectives and gives a better sense of what the day-to-day experience as a Medicine student is like, compared to official materials.

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Application Resources

https://www.kings.cam.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/reading-lists/medicine-reading-list ๐Ÿ”— These are the reading lists for the papers that first-years take. Donโ€™t be intimidated by how long they are; theyโ€™re intended to be worked through over the course of a full academic year, and honestly no one reads everything anyway.

FAQ ๐Ÿ”— ๐ŸŒŸ Some examples of preparatory work for Medicine applicants and freshers.

Admissions test information ๐Ÿ”—

InsideUni Medicine interview experiences ๐Ÿ”— ๐ŸŒŸ Current students talk about their interview experience, as well as sharing some tips. Weโ€™re biased, but we think theyโ€™re useful!

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