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Cambridge Medicine Summer School

Whether you're a high school student considering a future in medicine or a pre-med student eager to gain a competitive edge, our Medicine Summer School in Cambridge is the perfect stepping stone on your journey to becoming a successful medical professional.

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Experience Cambridge University Life

You will spend the whole week learning and living as a Cambridge Medical Student.

Meet Oxbridge Tutors

Our Cambridge Medicine Summer School is taught by top Oxford and Cambridge doctors and medical students.

Study Academic Cambridge Tutorials

We will help you prepare for the next steps in your study by developing a comprehensive grasp of medicine through a variety of engaging medical topics.

Gain Practical Medical Skills

You will learn skills like as drawing blood and suturing, as well as how to manage emergencies such as asthma and anaphylaxis.

Course Programme

Medicine Summer School Cambridge

Debate Medical Ethics
Working in groups to study medical case studies and explore the numerous issues involved, you will learn crucial debating skills while being led by medical specialists and Cambridge medical students. This session will not only benefit you when studying medicine, but it will also aid you in future medical interviews when you will surely be asked to discuss the relevance of medical ethics.
Gain Practical Skills like Suturing and Venepuncture
The goal of this workshop is to provide you with real-life hands-on experience by walking you through the procedure and skills required in suturing and conducting venepuncture. You will practise the skills with the assistance of professional physicians and will be allowed to ask questions during the day.
Learn about Palliative Care at a Local Hospice
It is critical to have a broad understanding of the medical profession, from paediatrics to palliative care. You will spend the day observing healthcare workers and learning about the care provided in a hospice setting.
Shadow Doctors in a Hospital
Spend a day in the life of a hospital doctor and learn about their daily obligations. You will observe ward rounds, learn how to record patient notes, and get firsthand knowledge of patient diagnoses and treatment strategies.
Practice Emergency Medicine and Trauma
You will be immersed in the fast-paced milieu of trauma care in this virtual emergency room simulation. You'll get hands-on practise with BLS (basic life support) and CPR. You'll also have firsthand knowledge of how trauma victims are handled.
Explore Cambridge University
Because the curriculum is demanding, we've built time for you to get to know and network with your classmates while seeing Cambridge. This includes a trip to the University of Cambridge to meet current Cambridge medical students and ask your burning questions about studying medicine at Cambridge.
Visit Central London and see Historic Landmarks
You will also visit London and see some of the historical wonders that this lovely city has to offer. The day will allow you to unwind and socialise with your classmates while also reflecting on your Cambridge Summer School experience.

Our students love our Cambridge Medicine Summer School

Our students love our Cambridge Medicine Summer School

On average, 98% of our Medicine Summer School students would recommend our course to their friend - This is well above the industry average

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Live like a Cambridge Medical Student on the Cambridge Summer School

Work like a Cambridge Medical StudentYou will gain access to equipment used by Cambridge Medical Students and the ability to manage emergencies in a simulated A&E
Reside like a Cambridge Medical StudentAll students will be allocated a college based on their date and subject. You can stay with a friend/sibling if you let us know in advance. All accommodation is single sex and wi-fi is available in all rooms.
Dine like a Cambridge Medical StudentYour child will have a traditional meal known as Formal Hall - Your child will dress up, dine by candlelight in the wonderful surroundings of Cambridge's dining hall.

Experience Life on Campus

Immerse yourself in the vibrant student life of Cambridge, one of the world's most prestigious academic institutions. Explore the historic city, visit iconic landmarks, and soak in the rich cultural heritage.

Gain important practical skills

You will get the chance to work, think and act like a doctor during our Medicine Summer School

The Medicine Summer school was an amazing experience. I made so many friends and got to experience what it's like to study medicine! What I loved the most was how friendly everyone was and all the different activities I got to do! Would 100% recommend

Shuchi Chak Li

Hong Kong


What our programme includes

What you can expect from your Cambridge Medicine Summer School programme:
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Certificates Provided
Designed by Cambridge academics
Open to ages 13-15, 16-17, 18-24
International and UK students
One-to-one personalised tutoring.


13 nights accommodation
Single-sex rooms
Breakfast & dinner provided
Individual bedrooms
Watch the recorded tutorials online.


40+ hours of academic teaching
Access to support materials post-course
Post-course evaluation from tutors
Designed on Cambridge syllabus
One-to-one personalised tutoring.


Trip to London
Activities e.g. Punting, Croquet
Formal Dinners
Explore Cambridge

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    Emily Offers from Cambridge

    A bit about you

    I have always dreamt of studying medicine at Cambridge University because of its prestigious reputation and world-class medical program. The university’s commitment to excellence in education and research aligns perfectly with my aspirations to become a skilled and compassionate doctor.

    What was your favourite part about the medicine summer school?

    My favorite part of the Medicine Summer School was the exclusive access we had to the top-secret underground laboratory. It was like stepping into a scene from a sci-fi movie! We were given the opportunity to work on cutting-edge research projects and witness groundbreaking experiments that pushed the boundaries of medical science.

    How did it help with your Oxbridge medicine application?

    The summer school offered a comprehensive curriculum that covered various medical disciplines and provided in-depth knowledge in areas like anatomy, physiology, and clinical skills. This enriched understanding of medical concepts and terminology helped me excel in my interviews and demonstrate a strong foundation in the subject matter.

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    Louis offers from Cambridge

    A bit about you

    Cambridge’s rich history and tradition in the field of medicine have produced some of the brightest minds in healthcare. I am drawn to the opportunity to learn from renowned medical experts and be part of a community that values innovation and critical thinking.

    What was your favourite part about the medicine summer school?

    The camaraderie among the participants made the experience very enjoyable. We formed study groups and collaborated on research projects, fostering a collaborative and supportive environment. The late-night discussions and debates about medical ethics and the future of healthcare were intellectually stimulating and inspiring.

    How did it help with your Oxbridge medicine application?

    The fact that I had attended the Medicine Summer School in Cambridge added prestige to my Oxbridge medicine application. The university’s reputation for academic excellence in medicine and research is well-known, and being able to showcase my participation in their summer program demonstrated my commitment to pursuing a career in medicine and my willingness to go the extra mile in my academic pursuits.

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    2024 Summer School

    • 2 Week Medicine Summer School
    • 13 Nights Accommodation
    • Certificates Provided
    • 1-1 Tutorials
    • Academic Workshops

    Frequently Asked Questions

    You might have some questions before booking your first lesson. If you can’t find the answer you’re looking for in the FAQs, feel free to contact us!

    → What are the dates for the Medicine Summer School in Cambridge?
    We have various available dates through the summer holidays and are taking bookings for 2024 now. The Cambridge Summer School will commence on Monday and finish on Friday, with students being able to take advantage of 6 nights of accommodation nearby from the Sunday evening. Contact us to find out more!
    → Who is eligible to enrol in the summer school medicine programme?
    We offer a summer school for different age ranges. Want a year 12 medical summer school? Check out our 16-18 Cambridge Summer School, tailored for students who are about to apply in the current year or will be applying the year after. If you are looking for a summer school for 14-16 year olds, please contact our advisors and we'll be happy to help.
    → How do I apply for the Medicine Summer School?
    You can book directly through our website and pay online. Alternatively, you can speak directly to one of our advisors who will give you more information and you can book with them to secure your place!
    → Are there any hands-on or practical sessions included in the curriculum?
    Our Cambridge Medical Summer School has been designed by senior clinicians to ensure that students take part in multiple practical sessions including suturing, venepuncture and CPR, as well as experiencing simulated trauma ward scenarios and shadowing a hospital doctor.
    → Will I receive a certificate or academic credit upon completion of the programme?
    Upon completion of the summer school, all students will receive a certificate of attendance that they can use as part of their medical school application.
    → How does the Medicine Summer School in Cambridge differ from other summer medical programmes?
    We don't like to compare ourselves to other companies. However, we believe that our medicine summer school offers excellent value for money and a well-rounded mix of hands-on practical experiences, opportunities for networking with medical professionals and medical students, as well as visiting Cambridge University and its surroundings.
    → Is there an opportunity to interact with current medical students or professionals during the programme?
    Absolutely! We've designed the medical summer school so that it allows you the opportunity to interact with a variety of medical professionals where you can ask questions about anything! You will also spend some time at the University of Cambridge with current medical students and gain an understanding of what it's like to study Medicine at Cambridge.
    How will this programme benefit my future medical studies or career?
    You will find that our Cambridge summer school for medicine will be beneficial at every step of your medical application journey! Your experiences will compound your desire to study medicine, which van be shared in your medicine personal statement. You will reflect on your experience during your medical interview and you will use the knowledge gained as soon as you start medical school!
    → Are international students eligible to apply? If so, are there any additional requirements?
    Absolutely! We can arrange airport transfers and accommodation if you are joining us from abroad. You will need to double-check with your government body as to whether you will require a visa to travel. If you are unsure or would like support in organising this, please contact our advisors and we would be happy to help!
    → What is the policy for refunds or cancellations if I can't attend after registering?
    When you register for our medical summer school, you will be asked to pay a £500 non-refundable deposit to secure your place. We do understand that circumstances may arise which could mean you are unable to attend your chosen date. If this is the case, please contact our advisors who will be able to advise you as to whether you are able to amend your date. Please note however, due to the high demand in places, this may not be possible.

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