Future Doctors

Thinking about a future career as a healthcare professional? An incredible career could start at Headington Oxford.

Future Doctors introduces you to the theory and practical skills needed to become a doctor, dentist, sports scientist or other healthcare specialist. Designed for students aged between 13 and 16, this programme will help get your future career in healthcare up and running.

The Future Doctors programme acquaints you with key considerations in the study of Medicine, such as: what pathologies are and how they are treated; how medicine is applied in emergency situations; what ethical considerations there are in the treatment of patients; and what students need to do in order to study Medicine at university level.

As part of the Future Doctor programme, you will also complete a full First Aid training course.

At A Glance

The iconic location of Oxford provides the perfect backdrop for an inspirational summer of Future Doctors. Follow in the footsteps of some of the world’s leading minds as you live and study in The City of Dreaming Spires.

  • Price: £4,200
  • Ages: 13 – 16 years
  • Duration: 2 weeks
  • English Level: B1+ (Intermediate and Above)
  • Starting Dates: 15th July & 29th July 2024
  • Academic Content: 15 Hours of Lessons per Week
  • Maximum Class Size: 15
  • Location: Headington School, Oxford
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What you’ll learn

  • This course integrates knowledge of the world of medicine with key academic skills and competencies throughout the programme, including: independent learning, critical thinking and academic writing.
  • Crucial full First Aid training.
  • You are given an overview of essential medical fields of studies, including anatomy, physiology, pathology and histology.
  • Medicine is not only a biological science, it is also a philosophical one, and students in the module are presented with ethical dilemmas that medical professionals often face.
  • In this course you are also given tips and strategies to help you successfully apply to becoming a medical student at university.

Why Choose This Course?

Designed for the doctors of tomorrow, our innovative and forward-thinking Future Doctors course enables you to both learn the theory and start to develop practical skills needed to be a doctor.

On our Future Doctors course at Headington, you can:

  • Broaden your knowledge and understanding of human biology.
  • Critically analyse and discuss a variety of contemporary medical issues.
  • Improve your presentation skills in order to form clear, cogent arguments.
  • Develop key soft skills essential for successful patient care.
  • Conduct research to identify symptoms, analyse findings and diagnose patients.
  • Gain vital practical medical skills during certified First Aid training.

What You’ll Get

If you are setting your heart on a rewarding career as a healthcare professional then our Headington Future Doctors programme is a wonderful place to get that career started.

Keep your early healthcare aspirations in great shape by enrolling onto a course that provides you with essential grounding on being a doctor.

As well as receiving a certificate and report at the end of your stay with us, you will also leave with a fully recognised First Aid qualification, right from the very city where nobel prize winning biologists and chemists also began their life saving careers.

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The Future Doctors course was the first of its kind and we can say really inspiring course for our daughter. The content of the course, the commitment of lecturers and SBC team was something which will remain in her mind forever. This course certainly has strengthened her selF-confidence and brought inspiration for the future.

Parent, Student at Headington

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