UK Foundation Programme

UK Foundation Programme

Here you will find information about how to apply to the 2-year Foundation Programme and Stand-alone programmes.


Key Documents and Guidance

UKFP 2021

The application window for the two-year FP2021 has now closed.

**NEW** Foundation School Map – Interactive foundation schools map of all hospitals F1 and F2 doctors are placed in – created by a UKFP2021 applicant

UKFP 2021: Eligibility Applicant Guidance – A comprehensive overview of the eligibility application process, for those who have submitted eligibility applications for 2021. (This guidance is subject to change in light of external dependencies and in particular, in regard to the current public health pandemic. The UKFPO will provide updates, as necessary.)

UKFP 2021 Applicants’ Presentation – A presentation for prospective applicants in 2021, providing a brief overview of the Foundation Programme and the application process.

UKFP 2021 Applicant’s Handbook – A handbook for prospective applicants in 2021, providing comprehensive instructions/guidance concerning the application process for UKFP 2021.

UKFP 2021 High-Level Timeline – A timeline covering the main dates and events in the 2021 recruitment process.

UKFP 2021 F2 Stand-alone Applicant Guidance – A comprehensive overview of the F2 Stand-alone process for the 2021 training year.

HEE Resource Pack – to help doctors in Foundation training (England only)

UKFP 2022

The application window for UKFP 2022 will open on 8th September 2021 at 12:00 midday. Further guidance will be released soon.

**NEW** Foundation School Map – Interactive foundation schools map of all hospitals F1 and F2 doctors are placed in – created by a UKFP2021 applicant

UKFP2022 High-level Timeline

Which training programme am I eligible for? – use our programme flowchart to determine which programme is best for you.

UKFP2022 Person Specification – detailed person specification requirements for UKFP2022.

UKFP 2023

Tier 4 Immigration Changes

UKVI have released the statement of changes to the Immigration Rules for Tier 4 which took effect on 5th October 2020. See the government’s Points-based system introductory document for more information.


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