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Medical School:The Undergraduate’s Guide

Medicine is widely known to be one of the most competitive and demanding degrees in the world. This practical guide provides invaluable information and advice from over thirty students, doctors and professors in the field, collating the sential insights you need to excel. It provides thorough and clear explanations on how to map your career and maximise your time at university.

List of topics

You will learn how to:

  • Settle smoothly into medical school
  • Succeed in medical exams
  • Manage your time and become an effective leader
  • Present and publish research
  • Make the most of clinical rotations
  • Plan your elective
  • Pick the specialty that’s right for you

ISBN: 978-93-80573-28-1

Print Copy
£ 17.99

Electronic copy
£ 8.99
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£ 6.06

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Authors’ details

Dr Mahiben Maruthappu BM BCh, MA

Dr Kapil Sugand MBBS, BSc


Mr Joseph Shalboub MBBS, BSc, MRCS, FHEA, PhD

Professor Alison H McGregor Msc, MCSP, PhD

Professor Christopher K Bulstrode MA Zoology, MA NatSci (Cantab), MCh, BM BCh,, FRCS (Orth)

Professor Peter H Abrahams MBBS, FRCS, FRCR, DO

Print copy (Soft back)
  • Print Copy: 156 pages
  • Multicolor printing on Glossy Art paper
  • Laminated Art Paper (cover page)
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  • 1st Edition: October 2013
  • eBook: 156 pages
  • Operating System Independent Online Edition
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  • Cannot be downloaded for off-line viewing
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  • 1st Edition: October 2013

Peer review and customer review
Peer review

"Contained in this guide is a treasure trove of invaluable information. The text is concise, lucid and readable. I recommend this book without reservation."
Sir Graeme Catto, MD, DSc, FRCP, FMedSci, FRSE
Current President of the College of Medicine
Former President of the General Medical Council, UK

"This is a most thorough yet eminently readable guide to everything you would need to know about a career in medicine. I just wish it had been around when I was at medical school!"
Mr Kash Akhtar, MBBS, BSc, Med, FRCS (Tr & Orth)
Clinical Lecturer in Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
London Deanery Fellow in Medical Education, Leadership & Management

"This guide contains so much useful advice about not only succeeding at medical school, but also life afterwards. An essential insight, I would recommend it to anyone considering starting their medical career or wanting to make the most of their University experience."
Ms Georgina Martin, BSc
Medical Student, St George’s University London

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