Published on 13th November 2017 by lauram

Medical School Interview Invitations

Wondering when the medical schools you’ve applied to will start sending their interviews? You’ve come to the right place! In the table below you can see when each medical school interview invitations are sent out, when they hold their interviews as well as the format of them so you know what to expect.

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University When do they hold their interviews? When do they typically send interview invitations? Interview style
Aberdeen November - end of February Candidates will know before Christmas if they have been successful or unsuccessful in gaining an interview MMI
Barts and The London They interview some applicants as late as February. They aim to send all invites out just before Christmas, although some may be delayed until the early new year. Traditional
Birmingham Medicine interviews take place from end of November to middle of February with a break for Christmas. Birmingham state that they try to give about two weeks' notice but it is not always possible. Have started sending invites. MMI
Brighton and Sussex First week of January Early to mid-December MMI
Bristol Interviews generally held between November and April Decisions about whether to invite applicants to interview are made on a rolling basis. They have started sending out interview invitations and will continue to do so until March. MMI
Cambridge First three weeks of December Applicants are generally given around two weeks notice, however this can vary from College to College. Traditional
Cardiff 4th of December 2017 – 14th December 2017 and 16th January 2018 – 26th January 2018. Have started sending invitations (November) MMI
Dundee December - January Not yet confirmed MMI
Edinburgh N/A - do not interview N/A - do not interview N/A - do not interview
Exeter 4th - 9th December 2017. Invitations will be sent from 13th November 2017. MMI
Glasgow December - February The first session of interviews commence the week of 11th December, applicants can expect invitations approximately 2 weeks prior. Traditional
Hull York December - January From mid-November onwards. MMI
Imperial December - March Interview invitations will be issued from Monday 5th December and will continue being sent through until March. Traditional
Keele December - March Not yet confirmed MMI
King's End of November - end of March Rolling basis - they try to invite all applicants a month in advance of the interview date but depending on the point of applying an invite could be made two to three weeks in advance. MMI
Lancaster January - February Candidates will be given two weeks' notice of their MMI date MMI
Leeds December - January Just before Christmas break or just after MMI
Leicester November - February They will begin sending out invitations late November 2017 and this will continue until February 2018. MMI
Liverpool 29th January 2018; 5th February 2018; 12th February 2018 After the Christmas break in early January. MMI
Manchester Early 2018 Invitations to attend an interview will be sent before the end of December 2017. MMI
Newcastle Late January - late February Invitations sent between mid-end of November 2017 and the end of January 2018. MMI
Norwich December - March Strongest applicants invited to interview from December onwards MMI
Nottingham The first set of interviews will take place on 11 December 2017 and there will be 5 sets of interviews in total before the end of 2017. Admissions will be aiming to complete Personal Statement scoring by the beginning of December, and invitations will be sent after this. MMI
Oxford Provisionally on Thursday and Friday, 14th and 15th December 2017 All applicants will be emailed by 28th November 2017. Traditional
Plymouth Beginning in December November Traditional
Queen's Belfast Provisionally January 17, 18 and 19 and March 14 2018 Not yet confirmed MMI
Sheffield December - January Successful applicants can expect to receive an invitation to interview by 18th November 2017. MMI
Southampton 1st, 6th, 26th, 27th, 28th February; 1st, 5th, 6th March Applicants invited on a rolling basis. Traditional
St Andrews December - March Candidates will be given two weeks' notice if they are invited to interview. MMI
St George's December - April December or January MMI
UCL December - March (UK school-leavers are normally interviewed in February and March. However it is possible for any applicant to be called to interview at any time during the season) Invitations to interview are issued on a rolling basis throughout the season, with candidates normally being given two weeks' notice. Traditional

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