Gateway to Medicine programme

Applications are open now for the Gateway to Medicine programme for students interested in a career in Medicine.

Gateway to Medicine provides an accessible route into Medicine for students from ‘non-traditional’ backgrounds. The course ran for the first year in 2017 and all Gateway to Medicine students successfully progressed into year 1 of the MBChB degree programme.

The programme is jointly delivered by North East Scotland College and the University of Aberdeen. Key features of the programme are:

  • small-group learning
  • a dedicated G2M tutor who will support students throughout the course
  • paid work experience
  • bursary opportunities to support students

Entry requirements

We have academic and eligibility criteria that are required for entry onto the Gateway to Medicine programme. Full details can be found at

Application process

Applications are open on UCAS with a course code of A1A1. The deadline for submitting an application for 2019 entry is 15th of January 2019. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to interview.

More information

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Medical Admissions at or by phone at 01224 437927.