Top 20 Universities to Study Medicine in the Word 2020/2021
This article updated 10/12/2020 LRE and LRIS
Depending what country you are in the procedure and entry method will vary. You will generally be required to sit a Admissions Testing exam that is designed to be a test of your knowledge of scientific concepts but also your critical thinking, problem solving and writing skills. It is a test of aptitude and attitude, not academic achievement. To do well it is advised to thoroughly practise the range of Questions again and again under timed conditions. Buy Past Papers or the test in Question. Allow your self at least 6 months of practise to increase your confidence and Score.
Consider going to a medical or medicine preparation summer course
All high school students aged 15-19 years old wishing to enter into a top Medical School and University should seriously consider going to a inspirational and prestigious summer school as part of their path to get into medical School. One or the best medical summer schools to consider that runs every year in Cambridge and London University is Lite Regal Education Medical Preparation that includes an optional internship and shadowing program.
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There are 4 Admissions Tests for Students wishing to enter into College for Medicine or Dentistry Courses or Medicine Related Courses.
UKCAT – Used in the UK. The UKCAT is used by 26 Universities in the UK – amongst these are :
- University of Aberdeen. Courses
- University of Birmingham. Courses
- University of Bristol
- Cardiff University
- University of Dundee
- Durham University
- University of East Anglia
- University of Edinburgh
BMAT – Used in the UK. Below is the List of some of the Universities using BMAT as part of their Acceptance Procedure for Dentistry or Medicine
- University of Cambridge
- University of Oxford.
- Imperial College London.
- University College London.
- University of Leeds.
- Brighton and Sussex Medical School.
- Lancaster University.
- Royal Veterinary College – Vets only.
MCAT – Virtually all medical schools in the US, and many in Canada, require you to take the MCAT before you can apply. There are 4 sections and the total tie the test last is 7 hours 30 minutes long.
IMAT-Used in Italy for Entry to Medicine, Surgery and Dentistry. The list of Universities that require the IMAT are
- University of Bari
- University of Bologna
- University of Campania ‘Luigi Vanvitelli’
- University of Messina
- University of Milan
- University of Milan-Bicocca
- University of Naples Federico II
- University of Pavia
- University of Rome ‘Sapienza’
- University of Rome ‘Tor Vergata’
- University of Siena
- University of Turin
- Humanitas University *
Apply through the Central Admissions in time – Do not miss the deadline for Fall 2021 Entry.
In the UK applicants must apply through UCAS the deadline will be :
|15 October 2021||Deadline for all applications to medicine and veterinary medicine for Cambridge and Oxford.
Entry for University of Oxford and Cambridge and most course in Medicine / Veterinary Medicine / Science and Dentistry
The Deadline is Thursday October 15th 2020 for the course beginning September 2021
The Deadline is Friday October 15th 2021 for the course beginning September 2022
|15 January 2021||Deadline for all other UK and EU applicants to other UK Universities.|
Consider enrolling on a Medicine Summer School 2021
If you are a High School Student aged 15-19 consider Enrolling on a rigorous taster medicine summer School during the Summer Holidays. Such a course will prepare you and give you the necessary background and “head start” into theory and Practical Knowledge and also give you the confidence in your application to Medicine at University Level.
Lite Regal Education Medicine Summer School for High School Students is one such prestigious high Quality Summer School to consider that host every year students from around the world in Cambridge University or London University.