Medical Training Initiative in Pathology - MTI(path)

Please note that the following information applies only to doctors who have qualified outside the United Kingdom or European Union and who want to come to the UK for a limited period of specialised training in pathology. All applicants will now have to be on a Tier 5 visa under the auspices of the Medical Training Initiative (MTI).

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The International Department have recorded a live video with further details on the MTI(Path) scheme. Please visit our Facebook page to watch the video. Alternatively, you can find out more information about the scheme in the short presentation below. 

Applications for the MTI(Path) College scheme closed on Friday 30 September 2016. Details of available MTI(path) placements offered in 2016 can be found in the documents below:

Application pack can be downloaded below:


About the scheme

What is the Medical Training Initiative (MTI)?

What are the different routes to sponsorship?

Do you sponsor posts in immunology?

How can I find out more about the sponsorship process?

The application process

How can I find out if I'm eligible for this scheme?

Do I have to pass the FRCPath Part I examination in order to be eligible for the MTI(path)?

How will I know when applications are open?

How do I apply?

Fees for 2016

What can I do to prepare?

Information for Trainees

Will I be paid a salary whilst on the MTI(path) scheme?

What is the IELTS test?

Will my scholarship be subject to tax whilst in the UK?

Information for Trusts

How do Trusts benefit from the MTI scheme?

How can I offer an MTI trainee a post at my hospital?