STRUCTURED HEALTHCARE ELECTIVES Overseas

Choose the destination and the departments you’re interested in and we'll build a healthcare placement tailored to you. You’ll live in private catered accommodation, and get total support both before you travel and while you’re overseas. On a healthcare placement abroad, you can travel whenever you want for as long as you like.

BOOK WITH CONFIDENCE

It’s official - overseas placements have been given the go-ahead and our programmes are open!

We know plans can change so once you’ve secured your space, you can make unlimited changes to your travel dates, absolutely free.

 

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ELECTIVES

Supervised healthcare placements in diverse overseas hospital settings. You’ll see unfamiliar cases, inventive practices and techniques, and unique cultural attitudes towards delivering care. You choose where you want to go and which departments you want to get experience in. Our placements are suitable for students and professionals. 

Medical Electives Abroad

Destinations

Trek through lush rainforests, paraglide over snowy mountain peaks, soak up the sun on white-sand beaches, or explore ancient Buddhist temples—whatever’s on your bucket list, you’ll find your dream destination here.

Reviews

READ STORIES FROM STUDENTS WHO HAVE ALREADY TRAVELLED TO OUR PROGRAMMES.

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"I had no idea that by spending two weeks in a Ghanaian hospital how much my confidence would grow in relation to midwifery, and me as a person too."

Amy New, Staffordshire University 2021 – Midwifery

"They placed the pads on the patient’s face and sent electric current through to try and reactivate the affected nerves."

Sophia Azzou, King's College London 2021 – Physiotherapy

"We saw differences right away. There was a lot of malaria, which obviously isn’t something we see much of in the UK if at all."

Lisa Gibbons, University of Lincoln 2021 – Nursing

"Vietnam has taught me that I can always be better. The medical student I was when I passed my finals, simply was not good enough to survive in the big bad world".

Ben Ward, Dundee University 2020 – Medical

"I had the best 3 weeks of my life, and I cannot wait to do it all over again."

Amber Sheldon, University of East Anglia 2018 – Paramedic Science

AVAILABLE ELECTIVES ABROAD

We cater to a wide range of healthcare electives and placements for both students and professionals. If you're looking for something that isn’t listed above, please get in touch using the enquiry form. 

Who we are

The Elective Experts

Founded in 2005 – thousands of healthcare students travel with us every year.

50+ Hospital Partnerships

Partnerships with institutions all over the world, from university teaching hospitals to rural clinics.

4.8 out of 5

Independently rated 4.8 out of 5 by students worldwide.

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