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Hospital experience programme

Interested in becoming a doctor?

Read on to find out more about our Hospital Experience programme for students.


The Undergraduate Office organises a Hospital Experience (HOSPEX) programme for students who are interested in becoming doctors.

The HOSPEX programme runs over three days and students experience a range of sessions in theatres, wards and clinics. Students shadow senior and junior doctors in a wide variety of clinical departments throughout the hospital.

There is a strict criteria for applicants, students must have a minimum of 4 A grade GCSEs and must live in Derbyshire or go to a school in Derbyshire.

Applicants can only apply for the HOSPEX programme through the Undergraduate Office.

Please telephone 01332 785802 for further information.