This course is designed for students preparing their medical school applications (usually in the summer before the October deadline). The course includes 5 mornings of UCAT test preparation and 5 afternoons of BMAT test preparation delivered by The Medic Portal and can also be used as the 5 day DofE GOLD Residential Award
After many months of work we are delighted to announce that The Medic Portal have designed an enhanced UCAT and BMAT course specifically for BioGrad students! This course far exceeds the options they deliver in schools with over twice the teaching hours and additional material not available with The Medic Portal through any other provider.
All courses will be upgraded from July 20th 2020.
We have spent a lot of time analysing the results from each provider and students who study with The Medic Portal on average obtain higher grades for UCAT and BMAT exams, plus The Medic Portal courses are the only pre-med courses endorsed by The Royal Society of Medicine!
Course outlines remain mainly unchanged, but the quality of the course content has improved (based on student feedback reviews and student score analysis).
Monday: Introduction to the BMAT & Section 1 Logical and Spatial
Tuesday: Section 1: Verbal
Wednesday: Section 2: General Skills & Physics Part 1
Thursday: Section 2: Physics Part 2
Friday: Section 3: Writing Task
Monday: Introduction to the UCAT & Verbal Reasoning
Tuesday: Decision Making
Wednesday: Abstract Reasoning
Thursday: Quantitative Reasoning
Friday: Situational Judgement
The Medic Portal have hundreds of independent five-star reviews on Feefo and have won Gold Trusted Service Awards in both 2019 and 2020. No UCAT/BMAT providers are providing in-class teaching at the moment, so the course will be delivered via a live web link on the main lecture screen and each student can access their own portal for performing the work on their laptop. The lecturer can see each student and observe their work at all times during the sessions. BioGrad will also provide a medic in each room to make sure students have an on-site lecturer to answer any questions or help with IT issues.
In addition to the enhanced course, all students will have access to the UCAT/BMAT question bank (as appropriate) for the rest of the season. Students will be provided with their passwords for this question bank during their course and will be sent their individual login information in a separate e-mail.
All students will need a laptop, pen and UCAT students will also need a basic calculator.
If you do not have access to a laptop please let us know in advance and we will make sure we have one available on site for you to use.
The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award
BioGrad is an Approved Activity Provide for the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award. This course may be used as your Duke of Edinburgh Gold Residential Award, which can be signed off by the course leader on the final day.
Please provide your Duke of Edinburgh Award number on your registration form at the time of booking your course.
Students using this course for their GOLD residential must stay for at least 4 nights in dormitory accommodation.
Students are provided with a certificate of attendance at the end of the course.
Students attending this course are expected to be applying for medical school in October of the same year.
Students attending this course will usually be studying for their A-Levels, however we have a range of students from A-Level to graduate scientists attend. BioGrad adhere to strong child protection policies therefore dormitory accommodation is only available to students aged 16-19 years old during this course, students aged 20 years or older must select 'single occupancy accommodation' for the residential component of the course.
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There is no charge for early payment, which can be made via PayPal at any time.
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