Medicine

Prospects Profile: Anaesthetist

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Clinical Radiologist

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: General Practice Doctor

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Hospital Doctor

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Neurologist

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Pathologist

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Physician Associate

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Psychiatrist

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Surgeon

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

TARGETjobs: Healthcare

Essential information for medical students in planning your career with advice on making applications and detailed analysis of different specialties.

Resources for Applying to Study Medicine

The link below will take you to a list of recommended resources for applying to study Medicine. Please note, there is a separate resource list for getting advice with test preparation.

Resources for Preparing to take Tests for Medical and Dental School Applications

The link below will take you to a list of recommended resources for getting advice on taking tests for medical and dental school applications. Please note, there is a separate list of resources for finding out about the application process and help with interview preparation.

How to become a Doctor (BMA)

Find out what life is really like as a Doctor and learn about entry requirements for studying Medicine, as an undergraduate or graduate.

Medical Careers - University of Aberdeen

This website on careers in Medicine has been produced by the Medi-CAL Unit in the College of Life Sciences & Medicine. It allows you to find out about career paths available and to take an online test to determine what roles might suit you.

General Medical Council

Ensures that all registered doctors maintain the standards the public and the medical profession expect. Also sets the standards for basic undergraduate medical education and first year training.

British Medical Association

Doctors' professional organisation established to look after the professional and personal needs of our members. The BMA represents doctors in all branches of medicine all over the UK.

Foundation Programme

A two-year generic training programme which forms the bridge between medical school and specialist/general practice training. This website contains information about the programme and how to apply. There is also advice on different career options and links to foundation schools.

The Essential Guide to Becoming a Doctor

Containing key information for those considering a career in medicine, from the application process to training in your chosen speciality.

  • Author: A Blundell, R Harrison & B Turney
  • Published: 2004

You will find this book in the Careers Service library on the second floor of the Hub.

Royal College of Surgeons: Surgical Careers

Find out what being a Surgeon involves and how to enter the profession. This website also contains video case studies where Surgeons speak about how their career has developed and what they think of their job.

Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM)

Bringing together physical science, engineering and clinical professionals in academia, healthcare services and industry the institution provides accredited training and advertises job opportunities in medical physics and bioengineering on the website.

Medical Success - alternative careers for doctors

Advice for doctors considering vocations away from the GP's surgery or the hospital.

Medical Student Finance (BMA)

Information and advice on funding your studies as a Medical student. There are individual guides for studying in different parts of the UK.

Clinical Career - sample e-journal issue

Click on the link below to read the Spring 2014 issue of the Clinical Career journal. It contains articles related to career development in Medicine.

Royal College of Physicians

A career as a Physician Associate video (HealthCareers)

Hear what three physician associates have to say about their career and the difference they make to people's lives.

Careers in Medicine (NHS)

Lots of useful information on careers in Medicine, including case studies, advice on skills required and information on areas in which you can specialise.

Clinical careers in Endocrinology and Diabetes (Society for Endocrinology)

Useful guide to careers in Endocrinology, explaining what the work involves and how to pursue a career in this area.

Money4MedStudents

Information and advice on sources of funding for studying Medicine as a second degree.

STEM Women

This website allows female students and graduates to search for jobs in Science, Technology, Engineering and Medicine, advertised by organisations who are committed to receiving an equal number of male and female applications.

Stapley Trust - Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Science

Awards grants for first degrees in medicine, dentistry and veterinary science and for PhDs in any subject.

Royal College of Emergency Medicine

The College aims to advance education and research in Emergency Medicine. Select the Careers in EM option from the About menu heading to access detailed information on career opportunities in this area. You can also get advice on training required and there is information on forthcoming events.

Royal College of Pathologists

The Careers section of this website allows you to download careers leaflets which explain what career opportunities are available in Pathology. There is also information on training and funding.