UCL Faculty of Medical Sciences


Our Divisions

UCL is one of the Top Medical Universities in the World. The Faculty of Medical Sciences is made up of six divisions, including the UCL Medical School.

Each of our divisions offers innovative research and taught programmes, including BSc, MSc, MRes and PhD degrees. Our courses reflect our expertise in clinical and translational science and our reputation as a top medical university. We are based in London, the world's most global city. Our students and researchers have unique access to some of the world's top partner hospitals and medical research institutes.

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UCL Cancer Institute

The UCL Cancer Institute is the hub for cancer research at UCL. The institute draws together over 300 talented scientists who are working together to translate research discoveries into developing kinder, more effective therapies for cancer patients. The Institute offers BSc, MSc, MRes and PhD qualifications.

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UCL Medical School

UCL Medical School is ranked 6th in the world in the QS World University Rankings Top Medical Universities (2023). Our MBBS is one of the most prestigious in the world and many UCL Medical School alumni have gone on to become globally high-profile figures and leaders of the medical profession.

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UCL Division of Surgery & Interventional Sciences

The UCL Division of Surgery & Interventional Sciences is at the cutting edge of the latest medical techniques, from nano-technology to Virtual Reality. We partner with over 30 world-class research centres and 3 of the UK's leading Hospitals (UCLH, Royal Free and Stanmore).

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UCL Division of Infection and Immunity

The Division of Infection & Immunity has a long tradition of expertise and achievement in the study of human infectious and autoimmune diseases. We link laboratory research in immunology, virology, microbiology and autoimmunity with the specialised clinical interests of UCL associated hospitals.

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UCL Division of Medicine

The UCL Division of Medicine investigates the basis of disease and develops better diagnostics and treatments for diseases with an emphasis on Experimental Medicine. This is achieved through world-leading research in Medicine and Biological Sciences. Its courses attract the world's best students.

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UCL Eastman Dental Institute

Eastman Dental Institute is an academic centre for postgraduate and translational research in Oral Health. The Institute is continually improving systemic and oral health through the development of novel treatments, therapies, diagnostics and smart materials. It offers MSc, MRes and PhD courses.

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"One of the things that I think we do better than anybody else is to approach complex clinical matters from a multidisciplinary perspective. And we can do that because we have lots of disciplines within the faculty who all know each other and work together to address a specific problem."

Watch a short introduction to the Faculty of Medical Sciences, presented by Dean of the Faculty, Professor Mark Emberton.