30% of students who have requested a place to study University of Extremadura (UX) Next year he wants to do medicine. The pre-registration period has just ended and this year The university has received more than 15,000 applications, 30% more (3,000 more) than last year. from them, There are over 4,500 to study medicine degrees, which has been positioned as Uex’s most sought-after race for another year; Despite being the one asking to reach the highest score: 13.1 out of 14.
This degree has increased the offered places by 10% for the next courses (12 more per year) to fulfill the request of the Central Government to help train more doctors. is requested In the current call for Internal Resident Doctors (MIR) 200 vacancies in Family and Community Medicine have become free., 40 of them in Extremadura. In order to provide an immediate solution to this situation, it was decided to increase the quota of non-EU citizens to 10% (this was 6%) so that they could occupy these uninhabited places. However this too has not managed to cover them, as there are still 93 vacancies, 26 of them in this sector.
With more places offered in the Faculties of Medicine, it aims to attract more doctors graduating from universities across the country every year who can apply for this MIR call. Extremadura was one of the autonomous communities that requested the government of Pedro Sánchez to expand: “We cannot continue to allow businesses that cannot operate in the health system when there is a shortage of specialists, and even less so when the university is public, committed to society”, said the Minister of Health, Jose Maria Vergels, when the MIR vacancies that were deserted were known. In this way, Uex will offer 132 places for the next course.
Nursing and veterinary are the other two most sought after medical careers, Some wont at Extremadura University. Nursing offers 330 locations between the Casares (95), Badajoz (80), Mérida (55) and Placencia (100) campuses and has a cut-off mark of between 10.8 and 11.49 depending on the city in which you study want to do. (Badajoz is the one who asks for the highest marks). For its part, Veterinary has 95 vacancies and the cut-off mark is 11.2.
Medicare expands 10% of places this year to train more doctors
However, of the 15,000 people registered to pursue their university studies at UX, only a little less than a third will eventually be able to access it, because pThere are 5,287 places among all degrees for the next course.,
They never get busy, although enrollment at Uex hasn’t stopped growing since the 2020/2021 academic year, This year 3,850 people have been trained in the available grades and last year the number was 3,827. It is expected that this trend will continue in the future. As indicated by the rector, Antonio Hidalgo, it is driven by growth EpidemicDue to which the desire to go to study away from home has been curbed. To which added the free registration offered by Uex for the subject accepted in the first call and that living in Extremadura is “much cheaper” than in Madrid, Salamanca or Seville, said the rector of Uex, the main competitors.
Awards, on 15 July
July 15 The first prize will be published and the registration period will open until the 18th.
between July 15 and 18 There will be a claim period for this first prize. and between 22 and 25 July Those who have been admitted after claiming can enroll.
Seven seats will be allotted by September, so a person can be admitted in any of these periods.
Extraordinary pre-registration will be July 25 to 28,