Make your Masters matter. Medical Sciences postgraduate courses at UCL

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Why UCL Faculty of Medical Sciences?

We’re acknowledged as a world leader, and you’ll benefit from our excellence in teaching and research, outstanding facilities, and the superior career prospects for our students. We were named University of the Year 2024 (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide).

Working with esteemed partners in the NHS, pharmaceutical giants and ingenious tech companies, we ensure our research directly benefits patients.

Top-ranked university

UCL is ranked as the ninth-placed university in the world (QS World University Rankings 2024). For studying medicine, we’re rated sixth globally and first in London (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023). We’re also seventh in the world for clinical and health subjects (THE World University subject rankings). We’re a recognised world leader in medical education, helping students to become leaders in their fields.

World-class facilities

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 your education into practice and providing valuable contact time with leading doctors and patients. We’re situated centrally in London, QS Best Student City 2023.

Research that transforms lives

Our research is leading the way when it comes to solving real problems and creating positive impact. UCL is ranked first in the UK for research power in medicine, health and life sciences (REF 2021). We carry out pioneering studies into cancer, COVID-19, surgery and genetics, we work to overcome some of the world’s biggest health problems.

Study that suits you

UCL offers various modes of study including full and part-time, modular/flexible and distance learning. Whether you want to study with us in London or expand your career opportunities and horizons whilst remaining in work we have programmes to suit you.

The foundation of your career

UCL is ranked among the top 20 universities globally for graduate employability (2022 QS Graduate Employability Rankings), and in the job market, alumni of the Faculty of Medical Sciences are in high demand. During your course, you’ll gain deep subject knowledge but also practical lab, problem-solving, and communication skills, which are applicable to whatever career path you choose. We’ll also instil in you an entrepreneurial mindset to help you succeed in the world of work.

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Postgraduate Open Days

Find out more about postgraduate taught programmes and talk to academic staff. We are hosting a series of virtual open days to help you find out what it’s like to study at UCL, book your place now.

Paying for your degree

Read about our fee structure and discover opportunities to get the financial support and security you need to get started. UCL offers a range of financial awards to assist prospective students with their studies, see more on funding options.

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