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    Hi Guys,

    I was just wondering how graduate medics out there fund the extra 4 years - i know about the NHS and student loan support but how do guys make up the rest?

    Thanks!!
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    (Original post by christopher.2012)
    Hi Guys,

    I was just wondering how graduate medics out there fund the extra 4 years - i know about the NHS and student loan support but how do guys make up the rest?

    Thanks!!
    Well...you're right, the NHS bursary is available from years 2-4, and tuition fee and maintenance loans are available from years 1-4.

    You won't be rolling in cash, but it's enough to get by on for the most part. Though lots of GEP medics worked prior to starting medicine, so have savings, etc. A lot of people also get help from their parents.
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    I've heard (key word!) it's possible to work short weekend shifts in your first year? But I have no experience of this.
 
 
 
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