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Dundee Week Programme

The aim of the programme is to provide you an insight into a career in medicine by offering exposure to different specialties such as Cardiology, Respiratory, Urology, Dermatology, MaxFax and much more with at least one morning or afternoon in theatre shadowing a surgical specialty. Along with sessions with the clinicians there will also be sessions run by medical students to allow you to gain an insight into what being a medical student is like and the different aspects involved such as group work and ethics. The medical students you work with during these sessions will be the same medical students you see all week so you will have the opportunity to ask them many different questions about medical school and university life in general. In addition to this there will also be a tutorial based around UKCAT test preparation and applying to medical school which will contain more time for questions and advice.
DUNDEE Catchment area: Angus, Perth & Kinross, Dundee, Stirlingshire and North of Fife

An example week programme timetable is:


  • 10.00 - Registration
  • 10.30 - Welcome Talk
  • 11.00 - Ice Breaker Session
  • 11.45 - Time for Questions about Timetables etc
  • 12.00 - Lunch
  • Afternoon - Cardiology


  • Morning - Vascular surgery
  • Afternoon - UKCAT Session (Group Work)


  • Morning - Tutorial Session with Medical Students (Group Work)
  • Afternoon - A&E


  • Morning - Respiratory
  • Afternoon - Basic Emergency Care (Group Work)


  • Morning - MaxFax
  • 1.30 - Reflection on the Week
  • 2.00 - Admissions Talk - "What to do now"
  • 2.30 - Q/A session (Ask the Students)
  • 3.00 - Close

The weeks programme may vary slightly from student to student.

Please note we cannot cover any cost involved in travel or provide accommodation for any student who wishes to attend this work experience programme.


Dundee Day Programme

Medic Insight Dundee is running a one day event for S4 school pupils in Dundee, Angus and Perth & Kinross who are sitting both Biology and Chemistry and are interested in finding out more about Medicine

There will be talks from a variety of Doctors on: hospital medicine, surgery and primary care, advice and guidance on the application process, small group work including ethical scenarios and practical skills, a chance to speak to medical students and gain an understanding of life as a medical student and a tour of University of Dundee Medical School

There are also plenty of opportunities to ask questions of current medical students and clinicians alike.

An example of the Day Event programme is:

8.45am - Registration

9.00am - 12.00pm - Introduction and Talks

12.00 - 1.00pm - Lunch

1.00 - 3.00pm - Ethical Discussions and Clinical Skills

3.00 - 3.30pm - Feedback and Summary of Day

3.30 - 4.00pm - Optional Tour of Medical School


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