Be awarded up to five certificates! These certificates are a great way to demonstrate your commitment to medicine in your personal statements and at an interview. They can also help your application to stand out by highlighting a field of medicine you are particularly interested in. Read on to find out about the key skills you will gain in each area and how to qualify for the certificate.
Medical Debate Certificate
Attend three lessons with a debate methodology to earn this certificate!
Sometimes in medicine there is no clear right answer and doctors may disagree with patients or each other about the best action to take. By attending our lessons with a debate methodology you will develop your critical-thinking, public-speaking and team-working skills.
Gaining this certificate will demonstrate your ability to consider different perspectives on a controversial issue, use evidence to support your opinion and give a balanced argument.
Scientific Research Certificate
Attend three lessons with a scientific research methodology to earn this certificate!
It is essential for doctors to keep up to date with the latest medical research and developments. This often involves attending conferences, reading scientific articles and discussing the latest evidence with colleagues. By attending our lessons with a scientific research methodology, you will gain confidence critically analysing scientific research and using evidence to make healthcare related decisions.
Gaining this certificate will demonstrate your understanding of evidence-based medicine when practicing as a doctor and your interest for medical research to medical schools.
Certificate in Public Health
Attend three lessons with a public health topic to earn this certificate!
Whilst most doctors are concerned with diagnosing illness and treating disease for individual patients, public health looks to improve the health of whole populations and reduce inequalities between groups. By attending our lessons with a public health theme, you will gain an insight into the bigger picture of healthcare and confidence giving a balanced argument on topical issues which commonly feature in medical school interviews.
Gaining this certificate will demonstrate your awareness of some of the biggest topical issues in UK healthcare and your ability to suggest evidence-based solutions to these problems.
Certificate in Medical Ethics
Attend three lessons with a medical ethics topic to earn this certificate!
Communication is one of the cornerstones of good practice as a doctor. This includes working in partnership with patients, relatives and colleagues even when you may disagree or when there is no clear right answer.
By attending our lessons with a medical ethics theme, you will learn about the key ethical principles guiding doctor’s decision-making and develop your confidence in public-speaking.
Gaining this certificate will demonstrate your awareness of topical medical ethical dilemmas and your ability to have a reasoned debate on controversial issues.
Certificate in Health Technology
Attend three lessons with a health technology topic to earn this certificate!
Medicine is a constantly evolving field. When deciding how to use the latest advancements in healthcare doctors need to consider the benefits to patients as well as the potential risks. Have you been able to keep up with how technology is changing healthcare? By attending our lessons with a health technology theme, you will gain an insight into the future of medicine and how technology can improve a patient's health.
Gaining this certificate will demonstrate your interest in evolving and novel technologies and your critical-thinking skills in evaluating which technologies are the best fit for your patients.