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Everything You Need To Know About Team-Based Learning

7th October 2020

What exactly is Team-based learning (TBL) and what are the benefits? – Prof Olwyn Westwood from Brunel Medical School explains. Team-based learning encourages teamwork and a little friendly competition which often raises the standard of individuals and the group itself Whilst doing your Medical School research in the UK, you will no doubt discover each…

BMAT Advice from An Imperial Professor

5th October 2020

Kevin Murphy, Professor of Endocrinology & Metabolism in the Faculty of Medicine at Imperial College London, shares his advice for teachers with aspiring medics sitting BMAT this year. The Biomedical Admissions Test or BMAT is an exam used in the admissions process of a number of UK medical schools, specific medical schools across Europe and…

Teacher Q&A: Barry Brown

30th September 2020

Barry Brown, Head of Science at Concord College, shares his experience guiding aspiring medics. Please can you tell us a bit about yourself and your teaching experience? I started teaching Biology in 1987, at a mixed, inner city 11-16 comprehensive in Rotherham for four and half years before moving on to a boy’s comprehensive in…

Why You Should Study Medicine in the Caribbean – 3 Case Studies

16th September 2020

Sponsored content Have you considered studying Medicine in the Caribbean? It can be a big step to take and you might therefore have some questions about what to consider before making a decision. We caught up with graduates from Saba University School of Medicine, the Medical University of the Americas and St. Matthew’s University, to…

Teacher Advice: BSMS Admissions Tutor on Personal Statements

14th September 2020

Personal Statement advice for teachers, from Brighton and Sussex Medical School Admissions Tutor, Darren Beaney The personal statement is a major part of any application to medicine and should be approached with a great deal of thought and planning. Here’s what teachers need to know in order to support any aspiring medics in their classroom….


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