UCL Faculty of Medical Sciences



At UCL, students benefit from pioneering research, best-in-class academics and clinicians, cutting-edge facilities, world-renowned partner hospitals and institutions, and its location in the world's most global city. This unique combination makes UCL one of the best places in the world to undertake medical education.

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We are at the forefront of innovation and research in the medical sciences. Our research leaders and dedicated NHS-based teachers provide our students with the highest quality education and training.

We are proud to partner with outstanding training hospitals and institutes, including UCLH, The Royal Free, The Eastman Dental Hospital and the Francis Crick Institute. These give students hands-on experience, putting their education into practice and providing valuable contact time with leading doctors and patients.

We constantly challenge ourselves to be more innovative, from the areas we research to the techniques we use to the technologies that we leverage. If you are intellectually curious, keen to push boundaries and seeking genuine challenges in your studies, the UCL Faculty of Medical Sciences is the place for you.

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Our divisions

The faculty is made up of six divisions, all of which are engaged in high-level teaching and research.

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Our courses

We offer undergraduate, postgraduate (taught / research) and CPD courses, with some available online.

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Our research

Our discoveries are changing the world. Find out more about our latest work, from COVID-19 to cancer.

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Our events

Discover our latest events, from open days to public lectures in the fascinating world of medical science.

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Student experience

Curious about what it's like to study at UCL? Learn more about our students and how they thrive at UCL.
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Find key contacts in the faculty, including senior leaders, Vice Deans and divisional managers.

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Diversity is at the core of UCL

UCL embraces the principles of equality, diversity, and inclusion, which are key to nurturing success and fundamental to the ethos of the University.

We take pride in the diversity represented on campus and that our graduate population is formed of students from many different backgrounds and reflects broad intellectual interests.

Medical practice is a universal practice, so it is critical that our student demographic represents as many countries, cultures and backgrounds as possible. UCL is recognised as a world leader in Medical Science education and our cohorts include students from all over the world.

Meet Lina from Columbia

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Meet Nora from Norway

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