UCL Faculty of Medical Sciences


UCL Faculty of Medical Sciences

UCL is 9th in the world for Medicine and No. 1 in London (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021). We have been educating doctors and scientists in London since 1834.
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UCL is recognised as a world leader in Medical Education. Our internationally recognised research, cutting-edge practices and state of the art facilities ensure that our students gain the knowledge and skills necessary to become leaders in their fields. Explore more than 60 courses across Undergraduate, Postgraduate Taught, Postgraduate Research and Professional levels.

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UCL was rated the top university in the UK for research strength in 2014, in part driven by its world leading research in Medical Sciences. It is home to some of the most influential researchers in Cancer, Genetics, Surgery and many more. Current research projects cover topics from prostate cancer to malaria to the latest imaging techniques.

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Innovation and enterprise

At UCL Faculty of Medical Sciences innovation runs in our veins. We’ve been at the forefront of international research for nearly 200 years. Our academics have played critical roles in the discovery of hormones, the immune system and the structure of DNA.

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Our divisions

UCL is and always has been a pioneer in Medical Sciences and Medical Education. We are looking for students who seek to push the boundaries of current thinking and practice. Discover more about the divisions that make up the faculty.



UCL is at the forefront of innovation and research in the medical sciences. Our internationally-acknowledged faculty of research leaders and dedicated team of teachers provide our students with the highest quality education and training.

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Student experience

Curious about what it's like to study at UCL? Trying to decide if UCL is the best university for you? See what our students have to say about their personal experiences of studying at UCL Faculty of Medical Sciences.

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