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Clinical Elective Placements

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 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.

Application for Electives in January - August 2019 have now closed. We will no longer be accepting applications for this period.


Future application windows

We will be accepting applications for future electives as below;

July 2019 for Electives commencing;

  • 9 September 2019
  • 7 October 2019
  • 4 November 2019

The exact application window within these months will be published here presently.  

Please note we do not  accept electives starting in the month of December.


If you have any further queries, please contact KCL Admissions at  or 020 7848 7890.

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