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When Do Medicine Interview Offers Come Out?⠀

Waiting for medical school interview offers can be a stressful time. That’s why we’ve created this guide which includes info on when each medical school interviews students, as well as when they send out invitations.

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When do medicine interview offers come out?

The answer to this varies between medical schools – however, most medical schools send their invitations at least two weeks before their interview date.

In the table below you can see a list of when each university interviews their students, as well as the timeline of when students can expect invitations.

Please note that the information on this page is kept as up to date as possible but the information is subject to change as admissions policies are updated by each university.

University & Interview StyleWhen do they hold interviews?
Aberdeen (MMI)Interviews are conducted between November 2019 until the end of February 2020. Candidates will be invited for interview by email and provided with details allowing them to book the most convenient slot available. (Candidates should check their spam folders regularly during this time period).
Anglia Ruskin (MMI)9-13 December 2019
6-10 January 2020
13-17 January 2020
The Admissions Team will send you information inviting you to an interview date in due course (no dates specified).
Aston (MMI)The MMIs for 2020 entry will take place between December 2019 and March 2020. Applicants begin to receive invites to interview at the end of November, continuing throughout December and January.
Barts (Traditional)All interviews take place in January and February. Selected candidates are invited to interview at the beginning of January through to February each year.
Birmingham (MMI)Interviews will take place throughout December, January and February. Applicants will continue to be invited to interview until all places have been filled. Birmingham expect to be sending out invitations up until mid-February, meaning that potentially you may not hear from them until then.
Brighton & Sussex (MMI)December and January. Invitations likely to be sent mid-December and early January.

Bristol (MMI)Interviews are on these dates:
26th November, 27th November, 28th November, 10th December, 11th December, 12th December 2019
Further interview dates for January and February 2020 will be published before the Christmas vacation.
Applicants can expect to receive invites to interview anytime between November and March.
Buckingham (MMI)Interview dates not currently specified. Interviews are sent out on an individual basis.
Cambridge (Traditional)The majority of interviews in Cambridge take place in the first three weeks of December. Selected applicants can expect to be invited to interview from mid-November.
Cardiff (MMI)Not currently specified when interviews are held. Invites go out in mid-November.
Dundee (MMI)Not currently specified when interviews are held or when invites to interview go out.
Edinburgh (Assessment Day)A face to face selection process has been introduced for students applying for 2020 entry. Dates of when this will be held are currently not specified. It is also unspecified when invites to the assessment day will go out.
Exeter (MMI)Interviewing from the end of November until the end of February. Exeter begin to send out invitations to interview for the Medicine programme around mid November 2019
Glasgow (Traditional)Interviews are held in December. Glasgow hope to send out invites to interview at the end of November at the latest.
Hull York (MMI)Not currently specified when interviews are held or when invites to interview will go out.
Imperial (Traditional)Interviews take place from December through until March and invites are sent out from December until the end of February usually.
Keele (MMI)Interviews take place in December through until March. Keele try to give two weeks' notice of interviews.
King's (MMI)Not currently specified when interviews are held or when invites to interview will go out.
Lancaster (MMI)The MMI will usually be held on six dates between December and February. The exact timing of the MMI days will vary from year to year but Lancaster aim to give applicants two weeks' notice of their MMI date.
Leeds (MMI)Not currently specified when interviews are held. Invitations to interview are issued by email in batches starting in December.
Leicester (MMI)They begin sending out interview invitations by email from mid-November 2019 and this will be an ongoing process until the end of February 2020.
Lincoln (MMI)Interviews are held between December 2019 until March 2020. Invites to interview will go out between November and December 2019.
Liverpool (MMI)Interview will be held:
27 January 2020
3 February 2020
10 February 2020
Applicants will be invited to interview by mid-January 2020.
Manchester (MMI)For 2020 entry, interviews at Manchester will be held in December 2019 and January/February 2020.
It is not specified when invites to interview will go out.
Newcastle (MMI)Interviews will be held in December and January and Newcastle endeavour to give all eligible candidates at least two weeks' notice of the interview dates from which they can choose.
Norwich (UEA) (MMI)It is not specified when interviews are held or when invites to interview will go out.
Nottingham (MMI)Interviews are held between December 2019 until March 2020. Invites to interview will go out between November and December 2019.
Oxford (Traditional)Each candidate's interviews will be in a single 26-hour period, either from noon on Sunday 15th December to 2pm on Monday 16th December, or from noon on Monday 16th December to 2pm on Tuesday 17th December.
Invites to interview will be sent out in the last week of November.
Plymouth (MMI)It is not specified when interviews are held. Invitations to interview will be sent out to applicants by mid-November.
Queen's (MMI)It is not specified when interviews are held or when invites to interview will go out.
Sheffield (MMI)Multiple Mini-Interviews will be conducted on weekdays in Sheffield between 25th-27th November 2019 and 2nd-13th December. Successful applicants can expect to receive an invite to interview in November.
Southampton (Selection Day)It is not specified when interviews are held. Successful applicants can expect to receive an invite to interview three weeks before each interview date.
St Andrews (MMI)Interviews take place in St Andrews on dates in late November and early December and then in the following January, February and early March. Invitations to attend an interview will be emailed to applicants at various times from November up to March.
St George's (MMI)It is not specified when interviews are held or when invites to interview will go out.
Sunderland (MMI)It is not specified when interviews are held. Invites to interview will be sent out in mid to late November.
Swansea (Graduate Entry)It is not specified when interviews are held. Invites to interview will be sent out in early December.
UCL (Traditional)The interview season begins in December and runs through March. Invitations to interview are issued on a rolling basis throughout the season, with candidates normally being given two weeks notice. UK school-leavers are normally interviewed in February and March.
Invites to attend an interview are issued on a rolling basis throughout the season (with at least two weeks notice).
UCLan (MMI)It is not specified when interviews are held. Invites to interview will be sent out in early December.
Warwick (Graduate Entry; MMI)Warwick MMIs will be held on:
Tuesday 17th December 2019
Wednesday 18th December 2019
Thursday 19th December 2019
Applicants are asked to choose a morning or afternoon session to attend (invites will be sent to all shortlisted applicants at the same time in early December).

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