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UK doctors unlikely to be able to repay student loans, study finds

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: (Published 21 April 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h2108
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. 1BMJ Careers

UK doctors are unlikely to be able to fully repay their student loans over the course of their working lives, shows an analysis published in BMJ Open.1

The researchers, from the University of Birmingham, calculated that a medical student graduating in 2014 would have a debt of £40 000 (€55 000; $60 000) for tuition fees. If maintenance loans were factored in, this would add …

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