International Foundation in Medicine and Health Professions
Prepare for entry to Year 1 of an undergraduate degree in medicine, dentistry and other health professions such as physiotherapy, nursing, midwifery, pharmacy and nutrition at an NCUK university.
This programme has been carefully designed to set you up for the best chance of success in securing offers for medicine and other health professions, as well as developing the academic knowledge and skills for success in your degree.
- Two specialist medical modules – exclusive to INTO London – to prepare you for a degree in medicine and other health professions.
- Progression options to a choice of QS World Top 150 ranked universities.
- Guaranteed interview at a UK medical school for students on the Progression to Medicine route.
- Tailored support through the university application process, including preparation for interviews, personal statement workshops and guest lectures from doctors and other healthcare professionals.
- Central London location, with access to a world-class Superlab featuring specialist facilities and equipment (access is subject to annual renewal of contracts).
- Access to an additional online part-time summer course to support you in preparing for the University Clinical Aptitude Test (UCAT) and to get started with your university applications.
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Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) achieving high grades.
English Language Requirements
IELTS 6.0 with 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in all other subskills or equivalent
09 September 2024
- Choice of two routes: Progression to Medicine, preparing students for medical school, or Progression to Health Professions, preparing students to study a wide range of healthcare-related subjects including nursing, optometry and pharmacy. Which route a student studies depends on their performance at high school and what degree they want to study at university. You can find the progression options with indicative requirements for the International Foundation in Medicine and Health Professions. These requirements should be used as a guideline and requirements may change for 2023 entry. For the most up-to-date information on progression options and progression requirements, please contact the Centre.
- What academic modules will students study? Choose 3 from Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics, plus study Advanced Science for Medicine and Professional and Communication Skills for Medicine.
- September start only.
- Up to 28 hours of teaching per week.
- We strongly recommend students undertake some relevant work or volunteer experience before they start their foundation program.
- Age requirement: all students commencing courses on a published June, August, September or November start date must be 17 years old by 31 December of that calendar year. For all other start dates, students must be 17 years old on the published start date of the programme.
- Progression to university: most universities require students to be aged 18 when they begin their medicine degree. UCLAN and St George's University Grenada will consider students who are under the age of 18 for progression to a medical degree.