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Top 10 in the world for Medicine*

UCL is the top UK university for research**, our specialist postgraduate programmes are truly innovative, taught by academics and clinicians at the vanguard of scientific developments and patient care.

Many of our programmes give you the opportunity to discuss ideas with the world’s leading experts in their specialism, and share your knowledge and experiences with peers from multidisciplinary backgrounds. We offer full time, part time and distance learning options so that you can choose to study in a way which works for you.

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*QS world rankings 2019 **REF2014


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The University College of London (UCL) is a world-class university offering an enormous range of taught programmes at the postgraduate level, alongside exceptional postgraduate research opportunities. UCL is the top-rated university in the UK for research strength in the Research Excellence Framework 2014, by a measure of average research score multiplied by staff numbers submitted.



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Postgraduate student body breakdown
Source: HESA, 2018

Study mode
Source: HESA, 2018

This University

32% Part Time
68% Full Time

All universities (avg)

48% Part Time
52% Full Time

Student Nationality
Source: HESA, 2018


UK students


Non-UK students

Study level
Source: HESA, 2018

18,375 Undergraduate
19,210 Postgraduate

New students
Source: HESA, 2018


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