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UCLMS Social Media Policy
Nov 01, 2013 17:10PM
Social media has become a powerful part of the web in recent years and has changed the way we communicate and collaborate online. Many organisations, such as the GMC and the BMA, politicians and medical journals are actively using social media and discussions of various aspects of the professional lives of doctors are increasingly seen on Facebook, Twitter and blogs.Read more...
Obituary: Dr Daniel Brudney
Oct 02, 2013 09:08AM
We are very sad to report the death of Dr Daniel Brudney in a car crash on Friday 13 September.Read more...
UCLMS Medical Education Conference - Transitions in Medical Education
May 07, 2013 09:15AM
Booking has now opened for our third Medical Education Conference on the 12th June 2013!Read more...
UCLMS Seminar: 'Practicing professionalism in an age of digital social networking': exploring the digital divide
Mar 22, 2013 12:18PM
Dr Scott Rice – Practicing professionalism in an age of digital social networking: exploring the digital divideRead more...
UCL Medical School Hubs
Mar 22, 2013 12:17PM
We’re very pleased to announce that the first stage of a major estates upgrade for UCL Medical School is now underway. The upgrade is designed to develop Student HUBS and enhanced teaching space at each of our 3 main campuses. Plans and progress will be published on the UCLMS website as the projects develop at each site.Read more...
MBBS Entry Requirements
Applicants should carefully check that they will meet UCL Medical School's minimum academic standard before making an application. Click here to download a PDF giving details of our academic entry requirements.
In addition to reading the Entry Requirements information, international applicants who do not speak English as a first language should ensure that they take one of the English Language qualifications (to "advanced level") from the list of those accepted by UCL.
All applicants must take the Biomedical Admissions Test (BMAT). BMAT will be used to assess scientific aptitude and will focus on scientific abilities relevant to the study of medicine. The BMAT scores are used, along with other information in the UCAS application, to help us select candidates for interview.
Occupational Health Clearance
All students offered a place in the Medical School must provide a satisfactory general medical report from their own general practitioner (family doctor) before they can be admitted. Detailed guidance regarding the required health information will be provided to successful applicants following their interview.
Click here to download a PDF that provides an overview of the Occupational Health clearance procedure for offer-holders.
Students must be 18 years of age at the time they start the medical degree course. Applicants who apply but would be under 18 at the start of that year's course will be considered for a deferred place or advised to reapply as appropriate. The early clinical contact in our programme means that younger students cannot be admitted as they would not be able to fully participate in the course.
There is no upper age limit.
Admission is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) Section 4(2) (Exemption) Order 1975 and DHSS Circular HC (88) 9 guidelines regarding child protection and police checks. It is also considered important to ensure that an applicant's attitudes and values are such that he or she can reasonably be admitted to the medical profession.
Applicants holding a firmly accepted offer will be required to undertake a police check. Overseas and EU students are requested to approach their local police force for a police check. UK students must be checked through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), formerly known as the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB). DBS checks are instigated during the first week of term or the preceding summer. Details will be provided to firm offer-holders.
Click here to download a PDF with further information about police checks and DBS clearance for medical students.
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