Graduate-Entry Medicine: Which college?
Not all colleges will accept students for the graduate-entry course. The reason for the restriction is that we wanted to ensure that there would be at least two graduate-entry students in each college, and that the medical tutors were prepared to deliver a full programme of tutorials for the students on the graduate-entry course.
The colleges currently offering places on the course are listed below. The link from each college will take you to the college's web site, in case you need more information. If you have a specific question and you cannot find the answer in the prospectus or on the college's web site, you can also e-mail the medical tutor for the graduate-entry course at the college.
- Green-Templeton (Medical tutor: Dr Alexander Finlayson)
- Harris-Manchester (Medical tutors: Dr Gina Hadley, Professor Bee Wee)
- Magdalen (Medical tutor: Dr Maheshi Ramasamy)
- Pembroke (Medical tutors: Dr Richard Harrington, Professor Fredrik Karpe)
- St. Anne's (Medical tutor: Dr Helen Christian)
- St. Catherine's (Medical tutors: Dr Heidi de Wet, Professor Ashok Handa)
- St. Hugh's (Medical tutors: Professor John Morris, Professor Clive Wilson)
- St. Peter's (Medical tutor: Dr Huw Dorkins)
- Somerville (Medical tutors: Professor Daniel Anthony, Dr Helen Ashdown)
- Worcester (Medical tutor: Dr Robert Watson)
Green-Templeton is a graduate-only college, with a high proportion of clinical medical students (about thirty per year). The others are mixed undergraduate and graduate colleges, and most have about five or six medical students on each year (clinical and preclinical) of the six-year course (Harris-Manchester has no preclinical students, but it does take clinical students on the six-year course). Harris-Manchester has a special focus on mature students; applicants must be at least 21 years of age when they start the course.
For the graduate-entry course, most colleges offer three or four places; the exception is Harris-Manchester, which normally has two. There are also a few additional places for which any of the listed colleges may bid. Candidates are interviewed by colleges in proportion to the number of places available: in recent years, three candidates have been selected for interview for each place available.
You may indicate a preference for one college on your UCAS application form. If you have no preference, a college will be chosen for you in such a way as to even out the number of applications between colleges as much as possible (i.e., to ensure that each college has about equal numbers of applicants per place). Some colleges are routinely oversubscribed (in recent years, Magdalen and Green-Templeton have been oversubscribed: in an attempt to balance the number of candidates for each available place, some candidates might be reallocated to other colleges, even if they have expressed a first preference for a particular college.