Medicine is a thriving and ambitious multidisciplinary faculty - a national leader in medical education, with an outstanding reputation for our combined expertise in research and teaching.
In 2011/12 we celebrated 40 years of medicine at the University. During this time we have trained thousands of doctors and scientists, and have led cutting edge research in areas as diverse as cancer, osteoporosis, asthma and nutrition.
We lead innovative learning and discovery across the lifecourse from before birth to the elderly, by investing in multi-disciplinary research teams, creative educational programmes and initiating external partnerships and collaborations.
Become a doctor
Our undergraduate degrees represent the first stage in a rewarding career as a doctor. You will gain practical experience right from the very beginning, having contact with patients in a variety of clinical settings from the first few weeks building your clinical expertise through NHS placements. We have three Bachelor of Medicine (BM) programmes available depending on your circumstances.
Developing your career
Our postgraduate training programmes contribute to the research culture of the Faculty. Staff and students alike share the process of learning and discovery. By becoming deeply involved in high-quality basic science delivered in a clinically relevant way, you will gain the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes required for a successful career in medical research.
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Research is the lifeblood of the University and powers everything we do, from our innovative teaching methods to our impressive portfolio of spin-out companies. Our reputation for breaking new ground has enabled us to maintain our status as a top 10 UK research university year after year.
Our collaboration with industry combined with our achievements in education, enable us to provide high quality professional development opportunities. Our impressive success in commercialising academic research means that we are ideally placed to help business meet future challenges.