Academic Summer UK – Get Ready for Medicine

London - UK


2 July – 16 July ’22 at DLD College London
30 July – 13 August ’22 at DLD College London



€ 2230 for 1 week


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The highly sought after Get Ready for Medicine programme has been the pivotal moment which kick-started many young doctors’ careers.
In addition to enriching your medical knowledge they will aim to further develop your interpersonal skills including teamwork, leadership and communication– all of which are vital for a successful career in medicine.
We will take you on medical related field trips but you will also have the opportunity to join friends from the Academic Summer course for some weekday and weekend trips for more fun.

Students will live in a world – class boarding school  in London that typically offers:State-of-the-art academic facilities, including hi-tech science labs and classrooms with interactive white boards • Excellent sports amenities, such as swimming pools, basketball courts • High-octane art centres, with music technology suites, performance halls • Sophisticated dining options covering a wide variety of fresh and nourishing dishesOn-site coffee bar • Modern recreation areas, kitchen and laundry facilities • An on-call nurse supported by trained First Aiders



This intensive two-week, 40 hour per week course is tailor-made for aspiring medical students.

Our interactive and innovative program is designed and delivered by UK medical students who can share wisdom and advice based on their own personal experiences.

Opportunities include:
  • a whole day clinical workshop with a doctor,
  • clinical workshops,
  • biology and chemistry practicals (including heart & lung dissections!)
  • first aid qualification,
  • visits to real clinical settings and pioneering medical research facilities (COVID allowing).
  • medical ethics
  • clinical scenarios
  • personal statement and interview practice
  • UCAT and BMAT
In addition to enriching your medical knowledge, we will aim to further develop your interpersonal skills including teamwork, leadership, and communication- all of which are vital for a successful career in medicine.

Co-curricular activities

From London, you will explore the ‘real’ England, as well as visit some of the most popular tourist destinations.  The weekend excursions will take you to Oxford, Windsor, London, Cambridge, Shakespeare’s Stratford-Upon-Avon, Henry VIII’s Hampton Court, and Jane Austin’s Bath.  They will also indulge in some mega-fun times at the UK’s best theme and waterparks and places  of natural beauty including a day at the British seaside, a hike in a national park, water sports on a lake, and historical National Trust manor houses and much more.

Staying in London, you will be amazed by the London experience, exploring places such as the Houses of Parliament, London Eye, Downing Street, Bank of England, the Shard, Trafalgar Square, The Mall, National Gallery, Piccadilly Circus, Horse Guards Parade, Shakespeare’s Globe, Tower of London and many more.


This program doesn’t include sporting activities but in London, you will find all facilities that you can desire:

  • Gym
  • Swimming pool
  • Football pitch etc.


The course fee is fully inclusive and there are no hidden costs.

Included: Accommodation, Airport Transfer Service (any time of the day), Lessons, Excursions, Laundry, Materials, Meals (Full Board), Sports & Activities, and Travel Insurance.

Not Included:  Exams, Flight, Pocket Money