Placement: University of Nottingham TY851

Explore undergraduate medical courses and how you can support your students in making university applications.


Location: School of Medicine, University of Nottingham, Royal Derby Hospital Centre, Uttoxeter Road, Derby DE22 3DT.

Placements are available during term times. Exact dates can be found at

Each placement is supported by a £1000 ENTHUSE bursary.

To express your interest in a placement, please complete this form and send it to:

The final part of the programme is a one-day professional development experience, held two to six months after your placement.

This opportunity is suitable for STEM teaching professionals and/or professionals with additional responsibility for careers.

University information:

The University of Nottingham’s School of Medicine teaches future doctors on a undergraduate medical course with an integrated BmedSci and runs a specialised graduate-entry programme built around clinical problem solving.

Their world-leading research ranges from basic and translational science through to clinical trials, epidemiology, and health services research. The clear theme is improving human health, underpinning a vibrant postgraduate research training programme leading to PhD or DM.

“Many of the academics are clinicians, using their expertise to provide cutting edge specialised treatment to NHS patients, reflecting that patients are at the heart of all we do.''  Professor Tony Avery, Dean, School of Medicine

To find out more about the School of Medicine, visit this website.


Going on a placement at the University of Nottingham School of Medicine will help you to:

  • inspire your students – increase your own understanding of sciences and medicine by attending lectures and laboratory sessions for first and second years with the option to attend more specialist lectures for final years.
  • find out how the university uses problem based learning to structure student learning and learn more about the clinical research that takes place in departments
  • build strong links with a local university – connect with the University of Nottingham School of Medicine to develop staff and student experiences, with the aim of creating a longer term partnership
  • discuss the teaching methods used by the school and speak to current students to see how they have applied their knowledge and skills gained from school in university so far
  • enhance your advice on careers options – help to boost your students’ confidence in making degree and career choices and gain useful information on the student admissions process
  • work with members of the admissions team to see how you can better support your students when making university applications through UCAS, from both A level and BTEC routes


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