For students that meet two or more of our widening participation criteria, attending and completing the Medicine Summer School will guarantee you a Multiple Mini Interview (MMI), subject to meeting the GCSE, A Level and UCAT requirements.
Even if you don’t meet these criteria you will still benefit by learning more about the role of a doctor and the different career routes you can take after your degree. You'll also get to experience parts of our admissions process, which will prepare you for the future.
Activities in previous years have included:
To be considered for the Medicine Summer School, you must meet our academic requirements:
Priority will be given to applicant in the following order:
We will consider Year 13 students who have not applied to university and are taking a gap year.
Our MBChB Medicine course is designed to ensure you meet the necessary standards in terms of knowledge, skills and professionalism, that all new doctors should have as they embark on further training. You will study alongside pharmacists, nurses, paramedics, biomedical, sport and physiological scientists offering opportunities for inter-disciplinary working.
Our programme is modern and forward thinking, using Problem Based Learning in a spiral curriculum that builds complexity year-on-year. Our culture is supportive and inclusive with a large network of academic and clinical tutors and mentors. If you have the skills, passion and ambition and want to be part of a welcoming community, Sunderland is the place to be.
Learn more about MBChB Medicine.
"Sunderland was the right choice for me because of the sense of community I felt at the Open Day, Summer School and subsequent offer holder day I attended."