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St George’s University of London

St George’s University of London Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 0RE, UK

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The UK’s specialist health university

St George’s is the UK’s specialist health university, offering a wide array of postgraduate programmes across medicine, science, and health. Our courses are designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge for a successful career in health. In the Complete University Guide 2024, we ranked 1st for Graduate Prospects – On Track.

Established in 1733, we were the first university to offer an accelerated four-year medicine degree open to graduates of all disciplines and have the longest running Physician Associate Studies course in the UK. By studying with us, you will join a community that is making a difference.

Being based in the vibrant neighbourhood of Tooting, in South West London, we are both part of a global city and a thriving local community. With excellent transport links, including two tube stations, one train station and multiple bus routes, Tooting is only 30 minutes away from the attractions of central London.

Multidisciplinary studies in a clinical setting

Based in a major teaching hospital, our students are immersed in a professional environment from day one. You can walk from lecture theatre to laboratory to hospital ward or clinic with ease, placing you in a unique position to experience what your future working lives hold.

The university’s excellent professional links with regulatory and funding bodies, health authorities, charities, companies and research institutes inform their teaching, keeping courses up-to-date with the needs of today’s ever-evolving health and research practices. Courses are taught by expert staff, many of whom work in various clinical and healthcare practice settings. Our postgraduate taught courses include:

  • Advanced Breast Practice MSc
  • Advanced Clinical Practice MSc
  • Biomedical Science MRes
  • Clinical Neuroscience Practice MSc
  • Genomic Medicine MSc
  • Global Health MSc
  • Healthcare and Biomedical Education PGCert
  • Healthcare Research Skills and Methods PGCert
  • Heart Failure MSc
  • Medical Ethics, Law and Humanities MA
  • Occupational Therapy (pre-registration) MSc
  • Physician Associate Studies MPAS
  • Physiotherapy (pre-registration) MSc
  • Sports Cardiology MSc
  • Translational Medicine MSc/MRes

High impact research, improving healthcare for everyone

In REF 2021, we ranked joint 8th in the UK for research impact by the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings. Our researchers tackle some of the greatest challenges to global health in the 21st century. Our four research institutes focus on molecular and clinical sciences, infection and immunity, advancing population health and medical and biomedical education. This provides a stimulating environment to pursue a research degree, with programmes available at MPhil/PhD and MD(Res) levels.

Join the path of accomplished alumni

Our alumni include historical pioneers such as Edward Jenner, who created the world’s first vaccine against smallpox, to more recent alumni such as Professor Hannah Valantine (MBBS), first Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity at the National Institute of Health in Washington, DC.

Funding and scholarships

We offer several scholarships each year for outstanding students across our postgraduate taught courses, as well as project specific funding for our research degree programmes. Many of our students are funded by the NHS Learning Support Fund and the Postgraduate Master’s Loan. Further guidance on financial support can be found on our website. We are also members of the Chevening and GREAT scholarship schemes.

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