The Young Doctor Programme
The Young Doctor Programme
Manchester • Ages 15-18

Dates: 1st December 2019
Location: The University of Manchester

On the Young Doctor Programme, a group of highly-accomplished doctors will immerse you in a series of interactive role plays, seminars, and Q&A sessions, to give you a 360-degree experience of practising medicine. You will also be coached on how to maximise your chances of gaining entry into a top medical school.  You will leave the programme having gained a competitive advantage over other aspiring medics, and a brilliant experience to include on your UCAS application.

Programme Outcomes and Highlights 

1. You will undertake the ultimate medical work experience, participating in activities including:

  • Stitching up a wound (suturing), with a live demonstration by a senior surgeon
  • Using the latest Virtual Reality technology to immerse yourself in a live A&E situation where you will need to race against the clock to treat patients. This includes:
  • X-ray examination
  • Taking the patient's medical history
  • Recommending urgent tests that need to be taken

 2. You will be coached on how to maximise your chances of gaining admission into a top UK medical school:

  • Model UCAS personal statements
  • UKCAT and BMAT test practice
  • Powerful interview techniques

3. You will have access to established doctors from a variety of medical disciplines:

  • Q&A time with leading medical professionals
  • Unlimited lifetime access to our depth of expertise. Students can contact us for further advice at any time and the most-relevant doctor will respond to your questions.

4. Boost your UCAS form and job applications:

  • Attendance demonstrates your commitment to becoming a doctor.
  • Complete the online assessment after the programme and receive a personalised certificate to include in your UCAS application

Programme Fee: 
If 2 or more places are booked students receive a 10% discount. Enter code GROUP10at checkout to benefit from this(included within the day’s programme will be a guided tour of parts of the university campus which is available to all programme attendees).

For a full list of terms and conditions, please click here.

Programme Timetable*
10.30am The world of a doctor - Your duties to patients
- The demands and expectations
- Working in hospital
- Your career options
- Current issues in the NHS
11:30pm Medical School Applications - Model UCAS personal statements
- Choosing the right medical school
- Excelling in the UKCAT and BMAT tests
- Advice from Oxford and Cambridge alumni
12.30pm Practical 1: An hour in A&E - Immerse yourself in a live A&E situation with the latest Virtual Reality technology
- Examine a patient’s x-ray
- Investigate symptoms
- Discuss diagnosis
- Initiating treatment
1.30pm Lunch break
2.30pm Medical School Interviews - Excelling at interviews
- Mock interview demonstrations
- Coaching by doctors who run medical school interviews
3.30pm Practical 2: Suturing - Live practical demonstration from a senior surgeon
- Stitch up a wound on a dummy patient
- Working under pressure
4.30pm Panel discussion - Ask all your questions to high-ranking doctors across various disciplines
- Guidance on applications from those on the inside
- Receive personal advice
5.30pm Close

*exact programme format subject to change without notice. Please note that included within the day’s programme will be a guided tour of parts of the university campus which is available to all programme attendees.


Programme Location

The University of Manchester
Renold Building
Altrincham Street
M1 7JA
United Kingdom

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How do I book my place?
Simply click “Register Now” on the right to begin the registration process.
Do I need to apply and be accepted in order to attend a programme?
There is no application in order to attend our programmes, as we feel that passion, ambition and a willingness to commit toward your future is enough. Our programmes, however, are extremely popular and are often full months in advance. We offer our places on a first-come first-served basis and places are highly limited.
Do I need to have prior knowledge?
No prior knowledge is required to attend our programmes, as we introduce each topic from a basic level of understanding.
What is the dress code for the programme/internship?
We ask that students wear professional clothing on our programmes as you will be meeting industry executives. Essentially, avoid wearing jeans, trainers or tracksuits. Suits, chinos and other smart casual wear are all acceptable.
How much do your one-day programmes cost?

Our one-day career experiences cost £135/student. This includes:

  • Entry to the programme
  • Access to our online assessment after the programme (pass and you receive a personalised certificate)
  • Lifetime access to our expertise; students can email us with career-related questions at any time and the most appropriate professional will provide their response. This can be an invaluable source of career coaching for life.
  • A guided tour of parts of the university campus which is available to all programme attendees

Group discounts are available for 2 or more students registering, details of which can be found below the “Register Now” button on the right.

What time should I arrive?

Our one-day programmes generally start at 10.30am (11am for our Beyond Programmes). Registration is between 9.45-10.15am, to ensure you get there with plenty of time to network with other attendees before the programme begins. Once you have booked onto a programme, you will receive a confirmation email with programme-specific details about registration and programme timings.

Is lunch provided at your one-day programmes?

Lunch is not provided by InvestIN, as it is difficult to cater for the variety of dietary requirements amongst our students, However, there are many cafés and lunch spots near our venues; or you can of course bring a packed lunch.

Water will be provided for you throughout the day.

Can you bring food and drink to the event?

You are welcome to bring food and drink to the programme.

Do you let in latecomers?

The registration desk is open until noon, but If you are going to arrive after this, please email in advance so that we can arrange for someone to be on-hand to register you.

Can I bring a bag into this event?

There will be space to store any bags and luggage at the event, simply ask a member of staff when you register.

Do I need to bring anything with me?

You do not need to bring anything with you save for a pen, a notepad, and your enthusiasm! You will be provided with a booklet of materials on arrival, and throughout the programme you’ll be given the requisite equipment to participate in the simulations.

What if I have other questions that are not answered above?
You can read our STUDENT FAQs or, if you are the parent of a student interested in attending, our PARENT INFO section. If you would prefer to contact us, please feel free to email us on or call +44 (0) 203 915 1420.

This programme is for students aged 15-18 who have the passion and ambition to both learn about this career, and start boosting their UCAS/college applications & CVs. If you are a student who is slightly older or younger than our guidelines, then please do get in touch with us to discuss your specific situation.

There is no application process, and you can secure your place simply by clicking “Register Now”. We operate on a first-come first-served basis and programme places are limited; we are usually full a couple of months in advance of the programme date. No prior knowledge or experience is required to join this programme as we build your knowledge from the basics up to more advanced concepts.


We exist to give students a life-changing experience. We are proud to report that we have an overall rating of 4.8 out of 5 on Google Reviews. Our Google reviews can be read in full here, and some highlights are below.

If 2 or more places are booked, students can receive a 10% discount. Enter the provided group discount code GROUP10 on the product page at checkout to benefit from this.
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