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Number of posts and competition ratios

 

 

The information on this page is in the process of being updated for the 2018 round. Potential applicants should therefore check back for the latest information which will appear over the coming weeks.

 

Programme

No of posts (2018)  - indicative (subject to change)

Competition ratios
2011 - 2017 data
Ratio (posts: eligible first choice applications)
[2017 data in brackets]

 

 

Job & programme descriptions

DMS 1
Posts in the Defence Medical Services are open only to currently serving officers

 

East Midlands 6

             4 (41:179); 5 [5:27)

East Midlands Deanery - Why Public Health?

East of England

4-8 5 (52:252); 5 [5:26]

Health Education England, East of England - Specialty Training Programme

London

17-25


SWL: 8 (36:276); 8 [6:45]

SEL: 7 (36:249); 8 [6:45]

NT: 24 (28:640); 18 [6:108]

Health Education England, London - Specialty Training Programme

Northern 2-3

 

           8 (23:175); 8 [4:33]

 

Health Education England, Northern - Specialty Training Programme

North West

Cumbria/Lancs; Cheshire/Merseyside;
Greater Manchester

 

6-9

          Cu/L: 3 (23:52); 1 [4:4]

         Ch/M: 8 (22:176); 9 [4:36]

        Gt M: 8 (22:176); 10 [3:30]


Health Education England, North West - Specialty Training Programme

Scotland

 

 

5

            7 (25:184); 9 [5:44]


Scottish Medical Training

South West

 

7

            6 (32:187); 6 [6:38]


Severn Postgraduate Medical Education

Thames Valley

3

7 (23:160); 8 [3:24]

Oxford School of Public Health

Wales

 

0

             6 (18:110); 10 [2:19]

 

Wessex

 

2

            4 (25:121); 10 [3:29]


Health Education England, Wessex - Specialty Training Programme

West Midlands

10

         6 (57:318); 4 [11:47]

Health Education England, West Midlands - Specialty Training Programme

Yorkshire & the Humber

 

           6 (37:221); 8 [4:33]

Yorkshire & the Humber - Public Health
Total posts 69-85 (incl. 1 DMS)
   

Overall Ratio

 

   7 (500:3476); 8 [77:588]

 

 

For applications at ST3, please ensure you refer to the person specification for this level.

Proportions of applicants by applicant group eligible: offered

2017:  77 posts

Eligible

Offered


Medics not in Foundation

199

34

17%

Medics in Foundation

70

6

9%

Other professional background

320

37

12%

2016: 68 posts

Eligible

Offered


Medics not in Foundation

190

24

13%

Medics in Foundation

73

10

14%

Other professional background

333

34

10%

2015: 86 posts

Eligible

Offered


Medics not in Foundation

194

30

16%

Medics in Foundation

68

10

15%

Other professional background

350

46

13%

2014: 78 posts
Eligible Offered  
Medics not in Foundation 146 25 17%
Medics in Foundation 42 7 17%
Other professional background 320 46 14%
2013: 80 posts Eligible Offered  
Medics not in Foundation 150 25
17%
Medics in Foundation 41 
18 44%
Other professional background 319     
37
12%
2012: 58 posts Eligible Offered  
Medics not in Foundation 131 16
12%
Medics in Foundation 56
9
16%
Other professional background 312    
31
10%

 


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