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Faculty of Medical Sciences Events

An opportunity to spend a day on campus and experience what it's like as a Faculty of Medical Sciences student.

FMS Experience Days

Our FMS Experience Days, formerly known as MaD Days, give you the opportunity to come onto campus. You will experience a day in the life of a student in our Faculty of Medical Sciences. Experience Days are open to students in year 12 or first year of college.

During the day you will take part in lectures and practical activities in our fantastic facilities. You will also receive application support including a UCAT workshop and a general applying to Medicine or Dentistry talk.

Find which degree suits you best as you discover more about two of our degrees:

  • medicine
  • dentistry
  • biomedical sciences
  • pharmacy
  • human nutrition
  • dietetics
  • sport and exercise sciences
  • psychology

Our Experience Days take place in November - December with some additional dates in April. Applications for the event will open in September.

Sport and Exercise Science Academy

Our Sport and Exercise Science Academy is the perfect opportunity to learn more about studying and playing sports at university.

The academy is a hybrid programme with four online sessions as well as one on-campus event. Industry professionals and researchers deliver the online sessions. They talk about their career path and area of expertise.

The on-campus event gives you the opportunity to try out our state-of-the-art facilities and take part in practical sessions. These include sessions in our strength and conditioning suite, biomechanics lab and nutrition kitchens.

We also aim to link any elite athletes with our High-Performance Athlete Team and relevant coaches.

The academy is open to any students in year 11 and 12 or first year of college. If you are from out of the region but would still like to take part you are welcome to only join the online section.

Mini-Medical School

Our Mini-Medical School is now a virtual lecture series, allowing students from all over the world to join us. It runs every autumn and is open to anyone aged 15 and over.

The programme offers the public the chance to find out about exciting topics. This includes current research developments at the University. Previous programmes have covered a range of exciting topics, including:

  • anaesthetics
  • dermatology
  • emergency medicine
  • medical scanning technology
  • psychology
  • pharmacy
  • sport and exercise science

Applications for the event will open later in the year.