The MBBS New Curriculum

MBBS 2012: Creating Tomorrow’s UCL Doctors - highly competent and scientifically literate clinicians, equipped to practise patient-centred medicine in a constantly changing modern world, with a strong foundation in the basic medical and social sciences.

The curriculum vision:

  • To provide the best possible student experience
  • To reflect the needs of today’s and tomorrow’s patients
  • To create 21st century doctors, able to thrive in modern healthcare environments
  • To maximise the benefits of learning medicine at UCL

An update


Features include:

  • Greater vertical integration  and seamless progression through all 6 years
  • More small group work and use of the virtual learning environment, with a focus on synthesis of learning
  • A portfolio throughout training, to support reflective practice
  • Attention to vertical themes in all 6 years with a strong focus on patient pathways, patient contact and the patient experience
  • Longer, more generic, clinical attachments
  • A focus on contemporary healthcare practice and UCLP priorities