Your career in medicine
Studying medicine doesn’t mean you have all the answers about your career.
In fact, we realise that as a medical student it is not as straightforward as some people would think. You have a number of key decisions to make along the way and finding the right path requires careful thought and planning, as well as accessing accurate, up-to-date information and advice.
In this section you will find useful career planning tools, tips and information to help you prepare yourself for a career in medicine and make the right decisions for your future career pathway.
So whether you are wondering how to write a medical CV, want to find information about working overseas after graduation, or trying to decide which specialty to choose, we've got you covered.
Even though you've made the choice to study medicine there are still lots of decisions to be made
Building your career
Activities both inside and outside your course will develop your skills and help with future applications
Find out about choosing a specialty, the specialty training programmes, and how and when to apply
Routes into clinical academic medicine and how to get involved in research during medical school
Ideas and resources if you're thinking about working, travelling or training abroad
Events and societies
One of the ways to explore your career options is to talk to doctors in the specialties that interest you
Helping you to make well-informed, realistic decisions about your future career now and in the future