Applying to medical school in the UK is extremely competitive with only 40% of candidates gaining places. Chelsea Independent College specialises in preparing students who wish to work towards a career in the Medical Sciences. Our outstanding record of success in getting our students into medical school is testament to the effectiveness of our Medical Programme.
As a leading A-Level college we know that it pays to be thoroughly prepared. As well as achieving the highest grades students must present a compelling personal statement and impress at interview. They must demonstrate a real understanding of the rigors of a career in medicine and the skills and attributes they possess to secure a place at medical school and excel in this field.
Tutors teach exactly to the syllabus and train all our potential Medical, Dental and Veterinary students with practice on and forensic analysis of past papers. Each student is closely monitored to ensure they have an in-depth understanding of all the topics and question formats so that they achieve the A*/A grades they require for entry to Medical and Dental courses at university. Guest speaker events provide an invaluable chance to hear from top practitioners in the medical field.
Students on the Chelsea Medical Programme have a dedicated medical tutor, developing their scientific reasoning, medical knowledge and ethical debating skills. Our staff assist students over each hurdle of getting into medical school. This includes UCAS, interview training and keeping up to date in Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary current affairs.
In outline, students can expect expert coaching and support in the following:
- BMAT and UKCAT examination preparation
- Interview skills and individual interview practice
- Personal statement writing
- Debating and writing essays on medical ethics
- Selecting the most suitable medical school and attendance at open days
- Applications for voluntary work and gaining relevant work experience