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Medical Schools

Volume 894: debated on Monday 23 June 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will publish the criteria of the UCCA with regard to advice to medical schools.

UCCA does not advise medical schools, but acts as a clearing house for those applying for undergraduate courses in universities. The council advises all candidates, including those wishing to study medicine, to ensure that they can satisfy both university and course requirements before applying. In addition, overseas candidates for medicine are advised to ensure that their chosen medical school will entertain their application, as some schools are unwilling to consider candidates who can study in their own country.