UK Medical School admissions guide for international students

Medicine Application Service

Get into Medical School in the UK with SI-UK's Medicine Service.

Study Medicine in the UK

Medicine Service

Medicine courses are among the hardest and most competitive programmes for an international student to join. With 32 medical schools in the UK to choose from, we offer specialist advice on which institution is right for you, ensuring your application stands out. On average 80% of our Medicine Service students are offered an interview at a UK medical school.

SI-UK's Medicine Service assesses your academic background and ensures you are qualified to apply. We then select suitable universities for you to apply to, taking into account the universities which accept the most international students and your profile. We help you build a strong personal statement and guide you through the medical school exam process UCAT or BMAT. If accepted for an interview, you will take part in interview practice with our doctor who sits on the admissions panel of three London medical schools.

Your Medicine application

SI-UK offers two services for North American students applying to medical school.

With our Free Service, you are responsible for completing your application and personal statement and we will review your application as well as check your school selection before you submit your application. We will also support you with your visa and accommodation.

SI-UK's paid Medicine Service will maximize your chance of securing an offer as we:

  • Selecting schools with the highest chance of acceptance based on your profile
  • Support from our professional editor with revising and finalizing the personal statement essay
  • MMI interview preparation workshop
  • One to one Interview practice with a UK-based practicing doctor
  • One day intensive UCAT training course to prepare you for the entrance test - visit our UCAT page for information on additional assistance with your UCAT examination 
  • UCAS application support from a dedicated Application Manager
  • Meet UK medical schools at our webinars
  • Support with your student visa application
  • Support with accommodation

To assess your eligibility for our paid service, we will need to see your high school (and university) transcripts and resume. Please contact an SI-UK Consultant to learn more about our Medicine Service.

UCAT Tutors



Rahul is a Fourth-year medical student studying at the University of Cambridge and has lots of experience tutoring students for the UCAT as well as generally prepping them for the medical admissions process.

With a UCAT score of 3400, Rahul was among the top UCAT scores in the world during the 2018/19 admissions cycle. As well as Cambridge, he also applied to and received offers from King's College London and the University of Edinburgh, and received a scholarship offer from Imperial College London.

Rahul has delivered presentations on medical admissions to 100s of students, and organized a medical admissions conference for over 100 attendees, considering all aspects of the admissions process. 



Manal is a Third-year medical student at the University of Nottingham. Her UCAT score was in the 90th percentile during the 2020/2021 admission cycle.

She has extensive experience tutoring students for their UCAT and helping them prepare for the medical school admissions process.

Through her guidance, Manal has helped students receive offers at the University of Nottingham, the University of Southampton, and the University of Liverpool to name a few.

Manal is Canada-based, over the Summer break, and so is available to Canadians who would like 1-2-1 UCAT tutoring, speak to an SI-UK Consultant if you would like more information about private tutoring options. 

Returning with your UK Medical Degree

SI-UK works with Medical experts such as Ranika, our IMG Career Counsellor, assisting Medicine graduates going through the residency and licensing process in Canada. As part of the Medicine Service, our students will get the opportunity to learn more about the process of returning to Canada with a UK Medical degree. 

Upon returning with their degree Ranika will assist UK Medical School graduates with registrations and exams, all the way until the student receives their licence to practice. 


An IMG Career Counsellor, Ranika loves counselling International Medical Graduates and helping them to achieve their career goals.

She offers a range of services including insights into the Canadian licensure and medical application process, strategies for successful application development, preparation for assessments and interviews, and much more.

With her 18+ years of experience in both domestic and international healthcare recruitment, Ranika is recognized as an expert in her field.

She recently joined a Canadian-wide initiative to advise the federal government on how IMGs can help to close healthcare gaps in Canada.

Apply to study Medicine Today

The cost of this service is $1685 CAD or $1385 USD excluding HST. To learn more, arrange your free consultation today and download the Medicine Service Brochure here

SI-UK's service is fast, reliable and efficient. My consultant improved my chances of getting into a top university.
Carla T.
International Business Economics at City University

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