Medical School Bridging Course – Prepare For Medical School In A Week

Get ready to become a medical student with this week-long summer course. Bridge the gap between A-Levels and university with sessions on key topics for your first year of Medical School. Hear from real medical students about how they handle the workload. Sessions take place live online. Secure your place today!

Science Modules

Get to grips with essential topics for Medical School, from DNA structure and the cell cycle to microbiology and pharmacology.

Medical School Prep

Find out what day-to-day life at Medical School is really like and how the exams work, so you know what to expect in your first year.

Student Insights

Discover how real medical students handle their workload and deal with the challenges that come with studying Medicine.

Who Should Do The Bridging Course?

If you’re preparing to start Medical School and want to get a headstart this summer, the Bridging Course is for you! You’ll get ahead of the first year syllabus and arrive at Medical School already understanding some of the key topics that you’ll be studying. This course will equip you with the knowledge, insight and confidence needed to ace your first year as a medical student.


What Does The Bridging Course Cover?

You’ll start by learning about DNA structure and replication, including the DNA synthesis mechanism, the replication process and DNA repair methods. You’ll learn about the cell cycle, how dysregulation can lead to cancer and how chemotherapy works. Then, you’ll get introductions to microbiology, including bacterial structure and antibiotics, and pharmacology, looking at how receptors can be activated or deactivated and more. In the final session, you’ll get an overview of Medical School life and exams.


Why Should You Trust The Medic Portal?

The Bridging Course has been designed by current Medical School students alongside The Medic Portal’s academic team, so you’ll gain real insight into what medical students are learning and experiencing today. We are Feefo platinum award-winners, recognising 3+ years of 5* reviews. When you learn from The Medic Portal, you know that you’re getting teaching that’s top-rated by schools and students around the world.

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Course Schedule

The course runs live online Monday to Friday, with a two-hour session each day from 5-7pm UK time.

Day 1:DNA structure and replication
Day 2:Introduction to cellular metabolism
Day 3:Introduction to microbiology
Day 4:Introduction to pharmacology
Day 5:Preparation for Medical School life and exams
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August 7-11, 2023
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Medical School Bridging Course

  • Live online course
  • Daily sessions 5-7pm
  • £495 for the week
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Frequently Asked Questions

Got questions about the Medical School Bridging Course? Here are some common questions answered.

Do you have an in-person Bridging Course?

The Bridging Course is live online only.

What is the format of the Bridging Course?

The course runs Monday to Friday, with a two-hour session each day from 5-7pm. It will run live online via Zoom.

How will the Bridging Course benefit me as a future medical student?

You will gain an understanding of important scientific concepts and principles relevant to your medical studies. This will equip you with the necessary knowledge and insight to confidently navigate your first year as a medical student. The course will also help you develop an understanding of the expectations and demands of Medical School.

Who will be teaching the course, and what is their experience?

The course will be taught by a current medical student. They will be a high-achieving student and will also have experience as a top TMP tutor.

Is any prerequisite knowledge required to take the course?

If you are taking the course, it is assumed that you have been offered a place to study Medicine at university and will have at least one science A-Level. The course is designed to bridge the gap between your A-Levels and Medical School, so you don’t need to have any Medical School-level knowledge before you start the course.

Will the sessions be interactive?

Yes, you will be able to ask questions throughout the course.

What happens after I book?

You will receive a confirmation email after you have made your booking. Closer to the start date of the course, you will receive a Zoom link to join the first session.

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