The Foundation Programme
Applicant Guidance

Applicant Guidance

The Applicant Handbook has been designed to answer all your questions about the national application process for both the Foundation Programme and the Academic Foundation Programme commencing in August 2018. The handbook also explains how to access the online application system (Oriel) and what information you need to provide to support your application.

UKFP 2018 Applicant's Handbook

UKFP 2018 Application Presentation

UKFP 2018 Person Specification


Special Circumstances

If you need to be in a geographical area for specific caring or health reasons to undertake your Foundation Programme training, you can apply to your medical school to be considered for pre-allocation to a specific foundation school on the grounds of special circumstances.

UKFP 2018 Special Circumstances Guidance for Applicants

UKFP 2018 Special Circumstances Guidance for Medical Schools

The Special Circumstances application forms and checklist will be published at a later stage.


FP/AFP 2017 Appeals

Special Circumstances Appeals Process FP 2017

Clinical Assessment Appeals Process FP 2017

Educational Achievements Appeals Process FP 2017



Oversubscription - Guide for Applicants 2017

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