Faculty of Medical Sciences

The Royal Free Hospital

The Royal Free Hospital in Hampstead, North London.

We aim to generate a deeper understanding of human disease and drive forward the development of new diagnostic tools and therapeutic interventions. Operating through partnerships, particularly with our associated NHS hospitals, the Faculty of Medical Sciences is a centre of excellence across a broad range of experimental medicine areas.

Departments and institutes

Employment destinations

Some examples of career destinations of graduates from the faculty are shown below.*

Research programmes

Taught programmes

Clinical Lecturer, UCL
Plastic Surgeon, Royal Marsden Hospital
Cardiologist, Northwick College University Hospital
Consultant Physician, Royal Free Hospital
Medical Writer, Meditech Media
Scientist, Cancer Research
Science Technology Manager, Rentokil Initial
Dentist, Antwerp House
Financial Software Developer, Bloomberg
Urologist, Royal Sussex County Hospital
* All data taken from the 'Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education' survey undertaken by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA), looking at destinations of UK and EU students in the 2012 graduating cohort six months after graduation.


Faculty website


Medical Sciences headlines

Adventures in contraception: eight women discuss their choices

Professor Judith Stephenson (UCL Women's Health) explains that there are more effective methods of contraception than the pill or condom. Read: Observer

Published: Aug 11, 2014 12:52:00 PM

UK universities offer cash and memberships to lure bright students

Article on university student incentive schemes notes that UCL is offering £1,000 scholarships to students who get three or more A*s. Read: Financial Times

Published: Aug 11, 2014 12:51:00 PM