Monthly Archives: February 2011

Which college offers the best Access to Medicine?


Access to Medicine courses are designed to suit the needs of mature students in lieu of A-levels.  They are not traditional way of getting into medicine, nor accepted nationwide. There are a couple of  such courses accepted by considerable universities and would … Continue reading

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UKCAT and cut-off point


The UK Clinical Aptitude Test (UKCAT) is used by the 26 UKCAT Universities as an entry test for medicine, veterinary medicine and dentistry, and run by the UKCAT Consortium in partnership with Pearson VUE, where the registration to sit the exam takes place … Continue reading

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Duties of a doctor


Medical school applicants are always worried about the scope of the knowledge they should have about being a doctor. Even though the GMC has an annually updated guide for those who aspire to read medicine, I thought it would be better to … Continue reading

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Where can I study medicine?


According to medical schools slogan, “selection for medical school implies selection for the medical profession, and it aims to select those applicants with the potential to be the best doctors. Medical schools are guided by current thinking on what makes … Continue reading

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Euthanasia: good medical practice, or murder?


Euthanasia, or mercy killing, is one of the most debatable issues in medical ethics. It contradicts the long-standing moral law of society: “You shall not kill.” It is believed to be alien to traditional ethos and moral focus of medicine. … Continue reading

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