A CAREER IN MEDICINE
BE A DOCTOR, SURGEON, VETERINARIAN
Working in healthcare is varied, exciting and rewarding. There is a range of career paths, which include being a doctor, a biomedical scientist, a nurse or a psychologist. Whatever profession you choose, CATS Colleges will support you on your journey.
Develop your skills
Problem-solving | Communication | Leadership | Teamwork | Adaptability
Research your career
Find the area of medicine that you love by speaking with our Higher Education Advisers, as well as attending lectures from leading healthcare researchers and medics while studying. Typical careers:
- Veterinary Scientist
Our Higher Education Advisers will help you find the perfect degree course for you. Typical degrees:
- Biology with Biotechnology
- Biomedical Science
- Psychology with Counselling
- Veterinary Science
Plan your route
Choose your subjects
We recommend you take Chemistry and Biology. Mathematics and Physics are a third option or an essay writing subject, like History or Psychology. We offer:
Develop your skills
Applying to university
- Receive one-to-one advice on applying to university to study medicine.
- Preparation for the BioMedical Admissions Test (BMAT) and the UK Clinical Aptitude Test (UKCAT) – both university entrance tests.
- Visits to medical schools to meet with staff and current undergraduates.
- Be mentored by CATS medicine alumni on the university application process and interview experience.
- Practise Multiple Mini Interviews (MMI), a popular interview method with medical schools.
- Attend healthcare lectures from leading universities, such as Cambridge, Keele, The Royal Veterinary College, St George’s, University of London (SGUL), University of East Anglia (UEA).
- Support arranging suitable voluntary experience at hospitals, care homes, farms and biology labs.
- Visits to local hospitals.
- Join the Medics Club.
- Participate in a range of leadership activities, such as the Student Council to develop teamwork and communication skills.
- Join the drama or music club to develop your fluency and public speaking skills.
||Imperial College London
||University of Exeter
||University of Bristol
||University of East Anglia (UEA)
||Pharmacology and Drug Discovery
||Royal Holloway, University of London
||University of Nottingham
||University of Sussex
||Psychology with Neuroscience
PROGRESS TO STUDY MEDICINE
Take advantage of conditional progression to a degree in Medicine with a guaranteed interview.
*Subject to meeting entry requirements
“CATS COLLEGE IS IN TOUCH WITH A LOT OF UNIVERSITIES, SO I WAS ABLE TO TALK TO MANY REPRESENTATIVES” Ozair from India progressed to study Medicine at the University of Central Lancashire.
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