Academic Foundation Programme Recruitment

The relevant information relating to recruitment to Academic Foundation Programmes commencing in August 2019, (including the applicant guide, person specification and timeline), can be found at the following link:

Please click on the separate Trent and LNR pages in this section, for further information relating to the programmes available in each of the two Foundation Schools within the East Midlands.

Information relating to travel expenses for Academic Foundation Programme interviews, including candidate expenses guidance and the candidate expenses form, is available at the following link:

Specialty Recruitment

Shortlisting Score

The shortlisting score will consist of your decile score, educational achievements score and white space questions score.  In the event of the total shortlisting scores being tied, the highest educational achievements score will be considered first, followed by the highest decile score, followed by the highest white space questions score.

AFP Ranking Score

The AFP ranking score will be a combination of the total shortlisting score and the total interview score.

Academic Unit of Application

East Midlands

Number of programmes available


Number available of each type of programme

LNR Foundation School: 14
Trent Foundation School: 18

Psychiatry Trent: 3

Leadership & Management:
LNR Foundation School: 13

Date of shortlisting:

Date of interviews:

26th October 2018

30th November 2018

Are telephone/video interviews acceptable? Y/N


Additional Info

Due to the difference between the Leadership and Research programmes, please rank either the Leadership programmes OR the Research programmes.

If you rank both, you will only be considered for the type of programme you ranked first; e.g. If Leadership programme ranked first, you would be interviewed for and offered a Leadership programme (if successful).  You would not be considered for Research programmes.

Please click on the links below for further information relating to the available programmes and the individual placement descriptions in both the LNR and Trent Foundation Schools.