Research programmes

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  • FT / Full-time
  • PT / Part-time (over two years)
  • FX / Flexible mode of study available (up to five years)
  • DL / Distance-learning mode available

Medical Education

The UCL Medical School leads on medical education and developments in teaching and learning across the undergraduate and postgraduate curriculum. Through its medical education programmes students can learn more about curriculum development, academic standards, the assessment process, clinical and generic skills acquisition and research.

In addition to the MPhil/PhD in Medical Education, students are also able to study for a Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma/MSc in Medical Education. This programme is taught jointly with the Royal College of Physicians in London to meet the requirements of doctors who are intending to have a significant role in Medical Education in the future.

Taught and research programmes

Degree programme Qualifications Modes
Division of Medical Education MPhil/PhD FT3, PT5
Medicine MB PhD FT6-7,
Medical Education MSc/PG Dip/PG Cert PT

Student/staff ratios

  • 8 staff
  • 120 taught students
  • 2 research students


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Student View

"The UCL Graduate School provides a large selection of high-quality courses to support the graduate student. My PhD supervisors have been particularly supportive in providing me with networking opportunities and I have met some very interesting people."

Dr Emily Unwin

Degree: Medical Education MPhil

Student View

"By picking and choosing from courses offered through the Cancer Institute and the Graduate School I can piece together my own curriculum for acquiring the skills I really feel I need in order to support my research."

Anna Koeferle

Degree: MPhil/PhD

Subject: Cancer Institute, Faculty: Medical Sciences