Graduate entry into medicine, dentistry & veterinary medicine
Do you want to do Medicine at University but perhaps will not achieve the grades required or are you unsure whether you wish
to do Medicine or a science subject related to Medicine? Then why not study BSc Pharmacology and try for Medicine as a
In recent years several Medical Schools have started graduate entry courses. These courses are usually 4 years, one year
less than the courses for non-graduates. A degree in Pharmacology provides an ideal background as you will have covered many
biomedical subjects, as well as having an in-depth knowledge of medicines. However, you are likely to have to pay tuition fees
and your maintenance costs for the first 2 years of the medical course.
For further information on graduate entry Medical courses
go to the General Medical Council web site.
Read a short piece by Karen Devine who is currently studying Medicine after completing
a Pharmacology degree.