Our mix of world-leading research, close industry links, outstanding partner hospitals and institutions and location in the world's most global city allows us to develop world first BSc programmes that will equip our students with the skills needed to succeed in an ever-changing world.
UCL Faculty of Medical Sciences has been at the forefront of innovation and research in the medical sciences, advancing medical knowledge with the discovery of adrenaline, the immune system, the hormone aldosterone, and auto-immune disease. Our internationally-acknowledged faculty of research leaders and dedicated team of NHS-based teachers provide our students with the highest quality education and training.
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.
A unique combination of pioneering research, best in class academics and clinicians, cutting-edge facilities, world-renowned partner hospitals & institutions and location in the world’s most global city makes it one of the best places in the world to undertake medical education at an undergraduate and postgraduate level.
Did you know?
Nobel Prizes have been won by no less than 29 current and past students and academics at UCL.
Six of these have been awarded to former students and staff of the Faculty of Medical Sciences.
The First Surgery under Anaesthesia was performed by a surgeon at UCL.
The Immune System and Autoimmune Disease were both discovered at UCL.
UCL Medical Sciences plays a leading role in providing Londoners with first-rate health care by being associated with several major teaching hospitals, including the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, the Royal Free Hospital and Moorfields Eye Hospital.
Video series: Life in Medical Science
From exploring Space Medicine caring for astronauts – to finding a life saving cure for prostate cancer - hear what our Faculty of Medical Science students have to say about studying at UCL and where it will lead them in the future.