Medicine

Training to become a Doctor

If you are interesting in training to be a doctor then read our hints and tips on how to apply collated by our Careers Advisers.

What can I do with my degree?

A career in medicine allows you to develop both the practical and clinical skills, specific to medicine, to develop your professional and personal attributes to become an effective doctor.

These are just a few skills and attributes aspiring doctors will need to have a successful career in medicine:

  • Compassion
  • Motivation
  • Perseverance
  • Resilience
  • Stamina
  • Leadership
  • Time management
  • Ability to work under pressure.

Options with a degree in Medicine

Explore some ideas about your options with a degree in Medicine Options with a degree in Medicine

Alternative career paths

Not sure that a career in Medicine is the right one for you? Have a read of some alternative career paths that would be open to you.Career Alternatives to Medicine

Developing skills

Volunteering is a great way to develop your skills and support your local community. Find out further information below and speak to Helen and Jennie our volunteering advisers.Volunteering Opportunities

Finding a graduate job

NHS Jobs – Doctor Jobs BMJ Careers Medical Schools Council – Clinical Academic Jobs Jobs.ac.uk – Medical Jobs Medic Footprints

Physician Associates support doctors in the diagnosis and management of patients based in a GP surgery or hospital environment.  The Physician Associate profession is growing with the government setting regional targets, to increase the number of physician associates working in the NHS.

Applying to become a Physician Associate

Here is a guide you can follow to find out more about the role of a Physician Associate and how to apply.

Developing your skills

Volunteering is a great way to develop your skills and support your local community. Find out further information below and speak to Helen and Jennie our volunteering advisers

Volunteering Opportunities

Finding a Physician Associate role

NHS Jobs Royal College of Physicians PA Jobs