Do you have an interest in health and the human body? Are you considering a career in medicine? Or are you just curious and want to find out exactly what doctors do? The scope of medicine is extremely broad and varied – no two jobs in medicine are the same.
If you’re wondering whether to study Medicine at University and want to know a bit more about what a medical degree involves, as well as the different career paths that can be followed, then ORA Prep’s Introduction to Medicine course is for you.
This 4-tutorial programme is designed to give you an overview of the different disciplines involved in studying for a medical degree, helping you to make an informed and careful decision on whether or not to apply for Medicine. You will be introduced to the major topics that are likely to be covered in a first year university course as well as the major areas of medicine in which you can specialise later on in your studies, offering an insight into what studying medicine is like as well as giving you material to bolster your application. You will also take a closer look at the respiratory system, using it as a case study for medical analysis. See below for a detailed breakdown of the topics covered in the different tutorials.
This course consists of 4 X interactive lectures – audio recordings with accompanying presentation material – each taking approximately 1 hour to complete. Our unique, on-demand, interactive delivery system means that students are able to start instantly and work through material at their own pace. The interactive format ensures that the learning process is engaging and enjoyable, with regular quizzes and exams to enable students to check that they are following the topics covered. This courses is available to start instantly online – once enrolled, you can get started straight away.
Quizzes and Exams
Why Take this Course?
This course is ideal preparation for students thinking of studying medicine at university or medical school, particularly those applying to study medicine in the UK. It provides a mix of academic theory, practical skills training, and applications/careers advice.
Aims and Objectives
- To develop an insight into what studying Medicine at university is like
- To gain an understanding of the type of work carried out by doctors and medical practitioners
- To gain useful material to help you in university applications and interviews
Key Learning Outcomes
By the end of the course students will be able to:
- Understand the various pathways that a medical degree can take
- Talk with confidence about why you want to do a medical degree
- Gain an insight into fundamental concepts of Medicine