Leicester Medical School
Dr Sam Adcock, GP, Admissions Tutor and Clinical Lecturer for Medicine (Foundation Year) discusses the great reasons to study Medicine at the University of Leicester. Our integrated curriculum is truly patient-focussed and you will work with patients from the beginning. We offer superb facilities, including a state-of-the-art clinical skills unit and full cadevaric dissection. With wide-ranging clinical placement opportunities, you will develop the skills, attitudes and values to become a caring and compassionate doctor – ready for a career in the modern healthcare environment.
Study a medicine and health course at the University of Leicester and play your part in improving people’s health and mental wellbeing. Our courses can prepare you for a career caring for people on the frontline. Or you can apply your scientific skills to the understanding of disease and the development of treatments. You’ll have opportunities to apply your skills through placements, and our courses are accredited by relevant professional bodies.
What is there do to at Leicester when you aren’t studying? Hear from our students on what they get up to outside of the classroom. The Students Union offers over 200 societies from sports, to music to politics – there is something for you, and if not, you can set up your own! There are a variety of events and loads of places to grab a bite to eat and catch up with friends. Leicester is a sociable campus always offering you the opportunity to try something new.
Follow our students around the University of Leicester campus for a whistle-stop tour of some of our great facilities. Our award-winning David Wilson Library will give you the resources you need to excel on your course, while the Students’ Union will provide you with a vibrant social space to meet friends, eat and drink. There’s even a state-of-the-art gym which has all you need to keep fit outside of your studies.
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