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Interview Dates

Below you will find specific information relating to the interview procedures for the different medical schools for the application year of 2021/2022. It is important to remember that information may change or be updated as you get closer to your interview so make sure to check individual university websites for further details on interview processes.


University

Interview type

Interview dates

Topics

Remote?

University of Aberdeen

MMI

November 2021 -March 2022

Preparation for entry to medicine, problem-solving, previous experiences, personal insight

Yes

University of Anglia Ruskin

MMI

6-14 Dec 2021, 6-14 Jan 2021

Communication skills, critical thinking, moral reasoning, teamwork, leadership, empathy, problem solving, interpersonal skills

Yes

Aston University

MMI

December 2021 -March 2022

Understanding of studying and practicing medicine, verbal communication, listening skills, upstanding of teamwork, understanding of leadership skills, understanding of compassion, respect and dignity, problem solving

Yes

Brats and London school of medicine and dentistry

Panel

Jan-March 2022

Not disclosed

Yes

University of Birmingham

MMI

Jan-Feb 2022

Dealing with personal and ethical challenges, communication skills, mathematical skills (GCSE level)

Yes

Brighton and Sussex medical school

MMI

Dec 2021 - Jan 2022

Not disclosed

Yes

University of Bristol

Structured/panel

Dec 2021 - April 2022

Not disclosed

No

University of Buckingham

MMI

Multiple dates throughout year

Not disclosed

Yes

Brunel University London

MMI

Until spring

Communication skills, empathy and compassion, ethical reasoning, professionalism, data interpretation and gathering, problem-solving, personal qualities and motivation to study medicine, work experience, understanding of a career in medicine, current affairs in the media

Yes

University of Cambridge

Traditional

December 2021

Scientific and related competencies, personal qualities and communication skills, understanding of the professional and career requirements

Yes

Cardiff University

MMI

Jan-Feb 2022

Attributes and personal qualities needed in a doctor

Yes

University of Central lancashire

Panel

Dec-April 2022

Attributes and qualities needed in a good doctor

Yes

University College London

Panel

Dec-March 2022

Academic curiosity and interest in healthcare, motivation, problem solving, team work, communication skills

Yes

University of Dundee

Panel

Dec-Feb 2022

Ability to think critically and flexibly on your feet, communication skills, teamwork, work experience

Yes

Edge Hill University

MMI

Not disclosed

Understanding and motivation for wanting to join medicine, verbal communication skills, integrity, teamwork/leadership, empathy and compassion, awareness of current health challenges, ethical awareness, awareness of self and others, prioritisation/decision making, interpretation of data

Yes

University of Edinburgh

MMI

Not disclosed

Core attributes of medical doctors

Yes

University of Exeter

MMI

Dec 2021 - March 2022

Not disclosed

Yes

University of Glasgow

Traditional

Not disclosed

What being a doctor means, ethics

Yes

Hull York medical school

MMI

Jan-Feb 2022

Teamwork, motivation and insight into a medical career, understanding and motivation for the course, understanding of the values in the NHS, awareness and understanding of current medical issues, communication skills, personal qualities such as empathy, tolerance of ambiguity and resilience, ability to think critically

Yes


Imperial College London

MMI

Online-asynchronous interview in Jan, MMIs in March

Motivation and realistic approach to medicine as a career, capacity to deal with stressful situations, evidence of committment to the values of the NHS, evidence of working as a leader and team member, ability to multitask, likely contribution to university life, communication skills and maturity of character

Yes

Keele University

Panel

Dec 2021 - March 2022

Motivation and realistic approach to medicine as a career, capacity to deal with stressful situations, evidence of committment to the values of the NHS, evidence of working as a leader and a team member, ability to multitask, likely contribution to university life, communication skills and maturity of character

Yes

Kent and Medway medical school

MMI

December onwards

Data handling, problem analysis, situational judgement, roleplay, task and values-based station

Unknown

Kings College London

Panel

Nov 2021 - May 2022

Values and personality-based attributes, information handling and evaluation skills, knowledge of topical medical issues, ability to deal with ethical dilemmas, communication skills

Yes

Lancaster University

MMI

Jan-Feb 2022

Career choice, work experience, suitability for medical career, comprehension, understanding of PBL curriculum

Not confirmed

University of Leeds

MMI

December onwards

Ethical reasoning, self-evaluation, communication skills, problem solving, discussion around BMAT essay

Not yet confirmed

Leicester medical school

MMI

Dec 2021 - March 2022

Motivation to study medicine, genuine interest in the medical profession, personal insight, problem-solving, communication skills, teamwork abilities, emotional intelligence, ethical judgement

yes

University of Liverpool

Semi-structured

Dec 2021 - Feb 2022

Not disclosed

Yes

University of Manchaster

MMI

Dec 2021 - Feb 2022

Ability to communicate, why do you want to be a doctor, previous caring experience, matters of a medical interest, ethical issues

Unclear

Newcastle University

MMIs

Dec 2021 - Feb 2022

Integrity, communication, empathy and self-awareness, motivation and commitment to be a doctor, comparability with the MBBS programme, teamwork and leadership, personal organisation, persistence and resilience

Yes

Norwich Medical School

MMI

Nov 2021 - Feb 2022

Not disclosed

No

University of Nottingham

MMI

Dec 2021 - March 2022

Communication skills, teamwork, respect for patients and AHPs

Most likely remote

University of Oxford

Traditional

10-15 December

Personal statement, why you have applied to medicine, subjects you are currently studying at college

Yes

University of Plymouth

MMI

Not disclosed

Motivation and commitment, empathy and being non-judgemental, communication skills, insight into the roles and responsibilities of a doctor, problem-solving skills

Unclear

Queens University Belfast

MMI

Mid-Dec to March 2022

Empathy, problem-solving, moral reasoning, communication skills

Unknown

University of Sheffield

Traditional

Mon-Thurs between 29 Nov-10 Feb

Communication skills, depth and breadth of interests, evidence of committment for caring, knowledge of and interest in study in Sheffield, medical work experience/extended project qualification, motivation or medicine, understanding the nature of medicine, values and attributes, outside interests

Yes

University of Southampton

Selection day

Jan-March 2022

Self-motivation, communication, understanding the values of the NHS

Yes

University of St Andrews

MMI

Late Nov 2021 -March 2022

Understanding of medicine, commitment to study, personal qualities

Yes

St George’s University of London

MMI

Dec 2021 - March 2022

Academic ability and intellect, empathy, initiative and resilience, communication skills, organisation and problem solving, team work, insight and integrity, effective learning style

Unclear

University of Sunderland

MMI and maths test

Late Dec-Jan 2022

Motivation/experiences informing your decision to pursue a medical career, empathy and insight, awareness of ethical issues in health and society, comprehension, effective communication

Yes


Swansea University

Panel

Not disclosed

Communication skills, problem-solving skills, insight and integrity, passion for medicine

Yes

Warwick Medical school

MMI

13-16 Dec 2021

Team work, insight, resilience, communicatio, empathy, probity, respect and dignity

Yes


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