University of the Highlands and Islands Applied Sciences Pathway to Medicine

By | 13th June 2017

University of the Highlands and Islands Applied Sciences Pathway to Medicine

Applied Sciences (Pathway to Medicine) HNC

Applying

I want to start in Aug/Sep 2017

International applicants should apply using the UHI International application form. Please download and print the form, complete and return using the address indicated. More information is available for international applicants at our international student page

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI). UHI operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of gender, age, disability, ethnicity and socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.

University of the Highlands and Islands Applied Sciences Pathway to Medicine

Applied Sciences (Pathway to Medicine) HNC

The HNC Applied Sciences (Pathway to Medicine) course is a unique partnership between Perth College UHI and the University of St. Andrews that could help you realise your ambition of becoming a doctor.

On successful completion of the HNC you could progress to the six-year medical course at the University of St. Andrews Medical School.

You will learn the scientific theory and gain the practical experience and people skills necessary to prepare you for the demands of medical training.

Special features

  • This is your opportunity to gain access to study medicine and realise your ambition of becoming a doctor
  • You will have the chance to gain hands-on experience of working in a medical or care environment
  • One-year, full-time course to lead into the six-year medical course at the University of St. Andrews

Entry requirements

  • 1 Scottish Higher at grade C or aboveĀ  Or
  • 1 A level at grade D or above
  • The Higher or A level must be in one of the following scientific subjects: Biology, Human Biology, Biotechnology, Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry Or
  • An A pass on an Access to Science programme that includes a pass (A, B or C) in a science-based Higher or equivalent
  • Applications will be considered from those who have already studied at post-school level up to SCQF Level 7 (eg HNC qualification) and on exceptions, up to SCQF Level 8 (eg HND qualification).
  • You should demonstrate a clear interest and commitment to pursuing a career in Medicine and satisfy the Medical Fitness to Practice regulation.
  • You must be a UK or EU citizen and normally have left school at least four or more years prior to application

Further informationĀ about applying for the HNC Applied Science (Pathways to Medicine)