UCL Medical School


About Us

UCL has educated doctors since 1834 and the medical school sits in the heart of London. Working closely with, several major teaching hospitals – including University College London Foundation Trust, the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, The National Hospital for Nervous Diseases (Queens Square), the Royal Free Hospital and Moorfields Eye Hospital it provides truly world class medical education  

Many UCL Medical School alumni have gone on to become high-profile figures and leaders of the medical profession across the globe, including the current Presidents of the Royal College of Physicians, the Royal College of Surgeons and the Chair of the General Medical Council.

The Medical School is currently ranked 9th in the world in the QS World University Rankings (2016) and 4th in the UK by the Complete University Guide 2016.

Our vision


Our history

University College's main building in the late 1820s

Our place in UCL

UCL opening session 2016


The Whittington Hospital

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