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Applying for Medicine

Applying to Medicine

The Medicine programme at King’s has a number of entry routes. This reflects our active encouragement of diversity. In addition to the standard five-year programme, King’s offers a graduate fast-track programme and a specialist programme for dentists wishing to train as oral and maxillo-facial surgeons. King’s was the first university in the UK to offer a widening access to medicine degree. Whatever the entry route, all students follow the same curriculum.

If you are considering an application to King’s for Medicine, you can find details on how to apply on our online prospectus pages. links are below. 

Entry routes to the Medicine MBBS:

Medicine MBBS Programme - 

This  programme is the main entry route into medicine at King’s. Students follow the curriculum over 6 years (or 5 if opting out of Intercalated BSc).

Medicine Graduate & Professional Entry Programme 

The Graduate and Professional Entry (GPEP) Programme is King’s four-year fast-track entry route into medicine for graduates and health professionals. 

Medicine MaxFax Entry Programme 

This four-year medical degree programme is designed specifically for a very limited number of qualified dentists (who are registered with the UK General Dental Council) wishing to pursue a career in oral and maxillo-facial surgery.

Extended Medical Degree Programme  

The Extended Medical Degree Programme (EMDP) is the UK’s flagship widening access to medicine programme. Please see the online prospectus for more information.


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