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


FP/ AFP Programme information

Please see below number of vacancies and other programme information for each UoA/ AUoA:

UKFP 2018 FP Programme information

UKFP 2018 AFP Programme information

UKFP 2018 AFP Supplementary information - This document contains the AUoA specific information from the supporting section of the application form.


EPM Framework

Educational Performance Measure (EPM) 2018 Framework


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 are here.


UKFP 2018 Appeals

UKFP 2018 Eligibility Appeals Process

UKFP 2018 Appeals Application Form


UKFP 2018 Educational Achievements Appeals Process

UKFP 2018 Special Circumstances Appeals Process

UKFP 2018 Clinical Assessment Appeals Process



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