A record number of 23,710 understudies have applied to look at drugs at UK schools next September.
New figures from the assertions organization Ucas show a 6% extension in the number of people applying for a degree in medicine, stood out from a year prior.
The cutoff time for applications to begin sedate, similarly as dentistry and veterinary science courses, next gather time, was 15 October.
This was also the cutoff time for understudies to apply to Oxford and Cambridge.
Ucas figures show that 18,500 competitors are from the four countries of the UK – up 5% on a year prior.
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Applications from EU understudies for drug degrees are up 1% to 1,680, while applications from understudies outside the EU have risen 10% to 3,530.
There has been an expansion in the number of restorative school places open at English universities for the third year in a row, Ucas said.
By and large, 68,680 understudies have applied for all degree courses with an October 15 cutoff time, up 4% on a year back, the assertions organization notwithstanding.
Ucas CEO, Clare Marchant, expressed: “I’m pushed by the record number of understudies who are set up to expect the trial of showing they have the data, capacities, and potential to win on these ever-forceful courses.