Published on September 15, 2023
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Three Counties Medical School (Graduate Entry) Guide
Overview of Three Counties Medical School
The Three Counties Medical School is a new medical school that serves the three counties of Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, and Worcestershire. Its graduate entry program aims to stand out by focusing on interdisciplinary practice and a problem-based learning approach. Three Counties Medical School follows the new line of medical schools that seek to widen access to careers in Medicine.
The Three Counties Medical School is in Worcester. Worcester has a rich history and heritage dating back to Roman times. It is also known for the notorious Worcestershire sauce and Worcester Cathedral.
Applicants must have:
· At least a 2:1 in an undergraduate degree (or a 2:2 plus Masters or Doctoral degree)
· Passed GCSEs (or equivalent) at grade C/4 or above in Maths and English
· Not have previously started a medical degree in the UK or overseas
If the degree you chose was not a science subject then you will need to:
· Have passed GCSEs (or equivalent) at grade C/4 or above in two science subjects (not including maths)
Admissions Exam for Three Counties Medical School
You will need to sit either the UCAT or the GAMSAT. If you are shortlisted based on these scores you will then be invited to sit the Casper situational judgement test AND attend two panel interviews.
They give preference to the following criteria:
· Substantial geographical links to the area
· Worcester graduate
· First in family to go to University
· Currently resident in POLAR quintiles 1 and 2
· Working in, or significant knowledge of, the NHS especially if NHS employment in the Three Counties
· Refugee status
Life as a Medical Student at Three Counties Medical School
As the first cohort hasn’t enrolled at this Medical School there is no information on this. However, it won’t vary considerably from the other medical schools that already exist.
Three Counties Medical School Ranking
N/A at the moment (16/8/23)