UCL Medical School


Medical School Quality Management and Enhancement Committee

The mQMEC reports to the MBBS Teaching Committee, the Dean, the Faculty Undergraduate Teaching Committee of Brain Sciences, Life Sciences, Population Health Sciences and Medical Sciences. The Medical School Quality Management & Enhancement Committee (mQMEC) is responsible for the overview of academic standards and quality assurance and enhancement processes within the Medical School and in the development of policy and practice in relation to such processes.

Objectives and function of mQMEC

  • Monitoring all aspects of internal Quality Management and Enhancement measures and procedures within the Medical School’s remit, including the monitoring of Examination Boards.

  • Monitoring the activities of the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education and of other external bodies concerned with the assurance of quality and/or standards insofar as they impinge on the Medical School and to advise the Director, the UCL Education Committee, the MBBS Teaching Committee and the Faculty Teaching Committee accordingly

  • Promoting the development at Faculty and Departmental levels of initiatives relating to quality enhancement and the enhancement of academic standards.

  • Planning the preparatory work involved in Internal Quality Audits of the Medical School carried out under the auspices of University College London’s Internal Quality Review procedure.

  • Planning and coordinating the work of the Medical School in preparing the formal or informal visits by the education committees of the General Medical Council or other validating professional bodies.

  • Promoting discussion and sharing of good practice between the departments of the Medical School in relation to quality assurance and enhancement.

  • Discussing any issues raised by the on-line student evaluation feedback.

The Medical School’s Quality Management and Enhancement Committee (mQMEC) is chaired by Mr John Hines (Academic Lead, Quality). For details of meetings, agendas and minutes, please visit the Medical School’s Committee pages: mQMEC committee documents

Meeting Dates 2021-22

Wednesday 24 November 2021, 1.00pm - 2.30pm (MS Teams)

Term 2 & 3 Dates TBC