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

Killed by drink: patients who cannot quit

Professor Rajiv Jalan (UCL Institute for Liver and Digestive Health) explains why teenagers may be more susceptible to liver disease than adults. Read: Times (£) More...

Published: Sep 15, 2014 10:55:03 AM

E-cigarettes 'pose no health risk'

Experts in tobacco addiction, Professor Robert West and Dr Jamie Brown (both UCL Epidemiology & Public Health) predict that thousands of lives could be saved every year if smokers in the UK switched to e-cigarettes. Listen: BBC Radio 4 'Today'Read: BBC News, More: Times (£), Daily Mail, Financial Times, Reuters, Sky News, Telegraph, International Business Times, Herald Scotland, UCL News, Listen: BBC Radio Devon 'Breakfast' (from 1 hour 11 mins), More: BBC Radio 2 'Breakfast' (from 2 hours 33 mins)

Published: Sep 5, 2014 4:57:29 PM