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Sheffield University Interview Questions

About Sheffield Medical School

One of the most friendly and kindest medical schools in the country, Sheffield integrates teaching, research and the practice of medicine.

The programme takes a patient-centred approach, with focus on common and crucial clinical conditions.

The course is system-based with pre-clinical learning covering each of the basic body systems. Students experience their first clinical placements in first year.

The University has many systems in place to support students too no matter what happens.



MMI or Panel?


Interview format

What to expect on interview day?

Interview scoring system

Interview months

Prior information

Examiner review

What to expect after the interview?


Interview tips

  • Look at the university website to find out all the details of the course to prepare for any interview questions.

  • Interviewers are likely going to want to know why you have chosen Sheffield and what interests you about it.

  • Sheffield medicine interview questions will not be based specifically on your personal statement.

  • Interviewers will not have read your Personal Statement, but some of the questions asked commonly relate to the sorts of things people typically write about in their UCAS Personal Statement.


Example interview questions


  • Why Sheffield?

  • Why medicine?

  • Tell us three good things about yourself and three bad things.

  • What good/bad things would your friends say about you?

  • Give me an example of where you had to be caring

  • What are you most proud of?

  • Why do you want to live in Sheffield for the next five years?

  • What appeals to you about the Sheffield Medical School curriculum structure