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Supporting local students

PWAP is a programme aimed at supporting students from local Colleges and sixth forms who aspire to enter the medical profession to attain a place on the Medical Undergraduate programme with the University of Manchester. The main aim is to encourage students from non-traditional backgrounds to apply.

Enhancing applications

The programme comprises of a range of activities and study which support students to enhance their application to University. These sessions are held on site at the Trust. Successful completion of the programme will result in a guaranteed interview with the University for a place on the MBChB Manchester/Preston undergraduate programme with a slightly reduced academic entry requirement.

The programme timetable

The programme timetable consists of sessions worth 5 units. The candidates are to attend various sessions and collect a minimum of 50 units. A further 30 units are awarded for an assignment that the students produce in relation to a health topic. Alongside the timetabled sessions, the candidates are expected to do a minimum of 50 hours voluntary work in a health care setting.

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