**We are working to find out how medical school applicants are dealing with the current crisis, particularly the cancellation of examinations. We aim to use this information to make sure changes to medical school selection procedures are as fair as possible. Updates to follow.**
Thank you to everyone who took part in the UKMACS questionnaire study. We recognise the hard work each of you put into your medical school applications and responses to our questionnaire. Our thoughts are with you at this stressful and difficult time.
UKMACS is an academic research study about applying to medical school. We aim to ensure the NHS benefits from having the best doctors by helping students from all backgrounds apply to medical school. In the long term UKMACS aims to help find solutions to problems facing the UK medical workforce.
Wave 2 questionnaire closed 15th January 2020. Find out more.
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On this site you can find out :
- How you can take part in the study (for medical school applicants) and how to help students take part (for teachers, careers advisers,university outreach or admissions officers).
- What the research study is about and why it is important.
- About the research team. and the research funder.
- What we’ve found out so far.
- Links to information about applying to medical school in the UK. If you’re interested in applying to a particular medical school, we suggest contacting the admissions tutor at that medical school to find out more about the requirements.
UKMACS is led by Dr Katherine Woolf at University College London (UCL), and funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Career Development Fellowship (Grant Reference Number CDF-2017-10-008). The views expressed are those of the researchers and not necessarily those of the NIHR or the Department of Health and Social Care.
Find out more about the organisations supporting UKMACS.