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What happens at the interview?

So, what will happen today?

We are really disappointed that we will not be able to welcome you to our campus this year, but look forward to seeing you, virtually, at your interview. When you first enter the Zoom meeting you will receive a general briefing with up to four other candidates. In the briefing you will be required to show your photographic ID so that we can confirm who you are. Following your briefing you will allocated to your first station in the Break-out room, and moved on to each of the next stations automatically after your time has finished. You will only need to click Yes to enter your first station, and click Leave Break-out Room at the end of your five stations, please do not click any other buttons whilst you are in the interviews.

A multiple mini interview consists of a series of short, structured interview stations used to assess non-cognitive qualities. You will be assessed individually on your personal qualities such as your communication skills, empathy, insight in to your own strengths and weaknesses, and motivation to study medicine.

If you do have a query please speak to the Student Recruitment and Admissions team who are on hand for you.

Aku Clemmet
Student Recruitment and Admissions Manager

We recommend accessing your interview through a computer, laptop or tablet rather than a mobile device, as well as with a stable internet connection. If you foresee any issues in advance of your interview please contact us to let us know, and we will endeavour to support you in any way we can.

You will be assessed through Multiple Mini Interviews (MMI). Our MMIs have been designed to determine whether applicants have the non-academic qualities such as the communication skills, reflectiveness and empathy required to become a successful doctor.

There will be an Interview Briefing on the day to talk you through the process and any further information.

The University of Exeter Medical School is committed to recruit using the values based on NHS Constitution and the qualities outlining the personal and professional attributes of doctors in the General Medical Council document, Good Medical Practice.