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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

PLAN
your route

DEVELOP
your skills

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:

  • Anaesthetist
  • Doctor
  • Neurologist
  • Psychiatrist
  • Radiologist
  • Veterinary Scientist

Our Higher Education Advisers will help you find the perfect degree course for you. Typical degrees:

  • Biology with Biotechnology
  • Biomedical Science
  • Medicine
  • Pharmacy
  • 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:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Psychology

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.

Career preparation

  • 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.

Personal development

  • 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.

Student success

Name Nationality Programme Destination Degree Ranking*
Isabela Maria Italian A level Imperial College London Biochemistry 5
Fangxin Chinese UFP Durham University Psychology 6
Chaoran Chinese A level UCL Medicinal Chemistry 8
Daria Russian A level University of Exeter Medical Sciences 12
Qiufan Chinese UFP University of Bristol Pharmacology 13
Hoang Tram Vietnamese UFP University of East Anglia (UEA) Pharmacology and Drug Discovery 21
Heymanya Malayisian UFP Royal Holloway, University of London Biomedical Sciences 22
Weronika Polish IB University of Nottingham Medicine 26
Syen Yee Malayisian A level Cardiff University Medicine 34
Aiya Kazakh A level University of Sussex Psychology with Neuroscience 44

 

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.

A levels AABB