International Summer School

Join us at INTO St George's, University of London's International Summer School in July 2016 for a unique insight into studying a medical-related discipline in the UK.


About this course

  • Two-week programme that introduces you to life at a medical school.
  • Offers a taste of the different careers available in Medicine and Health Sciences.
  • Take part in lectures and practical skills lessons.
  • Guidance on interview techniques and first-hand experience of selection Multi Mini Interviews (MMIs).
  • Find out more about the UK Clinical Aptitude Test (UKCAT).
  • Visits to local and national attractions.

This programme is open to native and non-native English speakers. Students applying from outside a native English speaking country will need to provide proof of English level, IELTS 5.0 or equivalent.

The International Summer Programme provides an introduction to a broad range of medical subjects, including:

  • an overview of medical training in the UK
  • life as a medical student including a presentation by current students
  • lab sessions
  • radiography workshop
  • physiotherapy workshop
  • introduction to clinical practice
  • introduction to surgery
  • clinical communication

In addition, the programme will introduce you to the different teaching and learning styles adopted by medical institutions in the UK, as well as providing practical advice on applying to your chosen course. Programme sessions include:

  • university-style lecture
  • visit to Hunterian Museum within the Royal College of Surgeons
  • problem Based Learning (PBL)
  • information on the application process
  • about UKCAT
  • preparing for an interview

Social activities

There will be plenty of social activities included in the programme for you to get to know the capital, such as:

  • Visiting the sights and attractions of London
  • a day trip to the British seaside
  •  West End show
  • outings to other British towns

Dates and prices

Start date Course dates Fee
July 2016 Mon 18 Jul 2016 to Fri 29 Jul 2016 £2,000

Minimum age: 16

The above course fee includes the cost of accommodation, breakfast, dinner and social activities. The cost does not include air fares or lunchtime meals.

All students are required to have a good academic record, and an interest in studying Medicine, Biomedical or Health Sciences. Students applying from outside a native English speaking country will need to provide proof of English level, IELTS 5.0 (in total and each sub-set) or equivalent.


Horton Halls houses 486 students in self-catering single bedroom units, each with its own en suite facilities. It is only a short walk to local supermarkets and shops and only 15 minutes' walk from the University campus.

Other property features include:

  • shared and well-equipped, modern kitchens
  • large common room
  • fast broadband Internet
  • CCTV and secure door entry
  • laundry
  • 24-hour resident porter
  • utilities included in the price
  • secure bike storage

How to apply

Please note that the application process for 2017 entry to this programme opens in mid-September 2016.

To apply, please download the PDF application form and return to [email protected]. Please note that in order to receive your offer you must complete all pages of the application form.

A £1,000 deposit towards fees should be paid to INTO St George's, University of London once your application is confirmed to secure a place on the programme.

Fees can be paid using a bank transfer, credit or debit card. Payment details will be provided on application. This course has a limited number of spaces and we would advise students to apply early in order to secure a place.