Electives for visiting students
The GKT School of Medical Education runs an Elective Programme offering 4-8 week clinical elective placements for medical students who are in their penultimate or final year of clinical study.
Placements are available in a variety of specialties, a full list of which can be viewed here, and are undertaken at our Teaching Campus Hospitals - Guy's Hospital, King's College Hospital, St Thomas' Hospital and University Hospital Lewisham.
Details of how to apply can be found on our Application Information Page.
The next application window will open on Monday 10 February 2020 and close on Monday 6 April 2020 for electives commencing:
- 13 July 2020
- 10 August 2020
Upcoming application windows;
- Application window will open on 20 April 2020 and close on 08 June 2020 for electives commencing on 07 September 2020, 05 October 2020 and 02 November 2020
- Application window will open on 17 August 2020 and close on 12 October 2020 for electives commencing on 11 January 2021, 08 February 2021 and 08 March 2021
- Application window will open on 09 November 2020 and close on 04 January 2021 for electives commencing on 12 April 2021, 10 May 2021 and 07 June 2021
- Application window will open on 15 February 2021 and close on 12 April 2021 for electives commencing on 12 July 2021 and 09 August 2021
Please ensure that you apply in the correct application window as we do not accept early applications.
Please note we do not accept electives starting in the month of December.
If you have any further queries, please contact KCL Admissions by submitting an enquiry form https://self-service.kcl.ac.uk/ or call 020 7848 7000.