Start your medical studies off on the right foot

Student membership is free. Plus you’ll get savings on medical textbooks, Notes student journal, free indemnity for your elective and help with SJT exam preparation.

When you start clinical placements you may need advice and support. Put your mind at rest by speaking to our medico-legal experts who are doctors from a wide range of specialties.

Why you should choose the MDU

What are the benefits?

  • Free Oxford Concise Medical Dictionary when you join as a fresher.
  • Stay up to date with case studies, careers advice and student articles in Notes, the MDU student journal.
  • Great savings on medical textbooks from leading publishers, plus sponsorship for student events.
  • Make light work of planning your elective with exclusive access to The Electives Network, plus free indemnity for your elective.
  • Boost your performance and get an exclusive member rate on SJT Preparation courses.
  • Personal support and robust defence for medico-legal complaints.
  • Free gift when you apply for foundation membership.

Becoming a member

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Simply fill out our student application form.

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Frequently asked questions

Will you indemnify me on my elective?

One of the benefits of student membership with the MDU is free indemnity for your elective, but we also offer members exclusive access to The Electives Network (TEN).

TEN is the ultimate online elective planning resource, and as an MDU student members you can use it to find your perfect placement and make sure you’re fully prepared before you go.