Medical Work Experience
UCL graduates in medicine gain immensely from the final year consultancy placements that provide important opportunities to get hands-on clinical work experience and make valuable connections in the medical industry. This is invaluable in helping them become future leaders in their fields.
The Faculty of Medical Sciences offers eight cutting-edge Bachelor of Science undergraduate programs, three of which were recently added in 2019. Here is a list of the degrees offered with a brief description of the course content:
Applied Medical Sciences BSc - aims to shape minds that are ideally placed to translate scientific advances into clinical practice. With fresh, technology-led teaching and a strong focus on employability, this course is custom-designed to give our graduates every advantage for the future.
Medical Innovation & Enterprise BSc/MSci - offers a creative, interdisciplinary approach with an emphasis on understanding how this cutting-edge research can be commercialized into products that improve people's lives.
Infection & Immunity BSc - delivers a rigorous training in biomedical sciences with a focus on tackling urgent issues such as virus control, drug-resistance, cancer and immunotherapy.
Cancer Biomedicine BSc - offers a radical perspective on the diagnosis, treatment and survivorship of people with cancer, and investigates human physiology, the biological mechanisms of cancer and its treatment, the socioeconomic impact of the disease and its impact on the arts and society.
Nutrition & Medical Sciences BSc - examines the biomedical and societal effects of the food we eat, the benefits of a proper diet, and the worldwide impact of unhealthy eating. Students of the BSc Nutrition will join UCL's world-leading academic community working on obesity, child health, epidemiology and the psychiatry of disordered eating.
Medicine MBBS - is anchored around key health problems, clinical presentations, and patient pathways. Students are introduced into the clinic environment early, and have valuable contact with experienced doctors while engaging regularly with patients.
Medical Sciences & Engineering BSc/MSci - combines innovation and technology with patient care. With a strong foundation in systems physiology and a focus on understanding health and disease, students will tackle real medical challenges encountered through teaching in world-class hospital facilities, and develop medical engineering solutions to revolutionise patient care, health and quality of life.
Sport & Exercise Medical Sciences BSc - synthesises the disciplines of sports sciences and clinical medicine to train future leading health professionals in a deep understanding of human body systems, and provide the research skills to innovate in the areas of elite sport and exercise performance and the prevention and treatment of chronic medical conditions.
UCL Medical Sciences offers both taught and research postgraduate courses.
Be at the forefront of solving some of the biggest medical issues of our time, and get the chance to work with some of the greatest minds in clinical medicine and science. Perform cutting-edge research in state-of-the-art facilities and have access to some of the world’s leading hospitals and institutes by enrolling in one of our postgraduate programs.
Taught Postgraduate Programs
Over 40 taught masters programs are available for you to choose from. Specialise in anything from clinical drug development to human tissue repair, as well as nanotechnology and regenerative medicine. UCL’s masters in medical science courses are very popular, as they provide excellent practical medical experience.
In conjunction with some of the top medical and scientific minds in the industry, we have recently developed and added three innovative and cutting-edge masters degrees to our offering.
The Precision Medicine MSc is the world’s first Masters in what we believe will be the basis for the next generation of healthcare – Personalised Medicine. Studying with world-leading experts and institutes you will cover topics from restoring vision to the latest advances in the treatment of cancer.
In the Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery MSc, UCL has developed the most innovative program in surgery in the world. Get hands-on experience with the most cutting-edge tools and methods available and future-proof your surgical career.
The Pain Management MSc explores one of the most rapidly developing fields in medicine. Recognising the urgent need for advanced expertise in this critical area, UCL has developed this new degree to be at the forefront of innovative clinical techniques and technologies.
Flexible Learning for Professionals - Our Online MSc Programmes
The UCL Faculty of Medical Sciences offers industry professionals the opportunity to expand their career prospects and personal horizons whilst remaining in work. Clinicians, scientists and healthcare professionals from across the world are able to do this through taking one of our online Masters programmes.
Postgraduate Research Programs
Talented students in any of the various divisions and institutes are afforded the opportunity to further their postgraduate research with a PhD. Each year, PhD candidates have the opportunity to present their research at the annual Dean’s Research Prize event. This is a great way to develop confidence in public speaking, while sharing interesting findings with peers, academics and the wider audience.
Diversity is at the core of University College of London.
UCL embraces the principles of equality, diversity, and inclusion. We are proud that our graduate population is made up of students from many different cultures and countries and reflect broad intellectual interests.
These values are fundamental to the ethos of the University, and we feel that this promotes intellectual curiosity, productivity, and success. UCL takes great pride in the diversity represented on campus.
UCL is recognized as a world leader in Medical Science Education. Our medical department is made up of students from all over the world. Medical practice is a universal practice, therefore, we feel it is critical for our student demographic to be reflected by as many countries, cultures, and backgrounds as possible. Diversity and inclusion are key to nurturing success. This is why, at UCL, an enriching educational experience is strengthened by diversity.