Amazing medical careers. Made possible in the UK
If you’re planning to study medicine, the UK is the ideal place to start. As well as giving you access to world-class universities you’ll be honing your specialism with the support of passionate teachers, and access to state-of-the-art medical equipment. And because you’ll be doing it in the home of medical English, with the chance to practice in real-world healthcare settings, you can graduate feeling like the best possible you, ready to take your skills and experience absolutely anywhere.
Be at the forefront of research
If you want to learn from the best medical minds, the UK is an excellent choice. We have four of the world’s top ten medicine universities here in the UK, but you’ll find world-class teaching right across the country. Many of our university hospitals are pioneering treatments for some of the most pressing medical challenges facing the world today.
A unique medical heritage
Our universities have been helping to advance medical knowledge for centuries and we’ve led the world in new treatments and helping widen access to care. From conceiving the vaccine in 1798 to performing the world’s first foetal ultrasound to developing the world’s first fully articulated prosthetic hand in 2013, we’re driven to make discoveries and inspire the next generation to do the same. It’s why more than 22,000 medical students travel her from overseas to get knowledge and expertise they can use wherever they want to go.
Qualifications recognised around the world
Whatever your specialism, a medical qualification from the UK opens doors. Employers everywhere can feel confident that you have the language skills, research insights and high level of practical training you need to hit the ground running. You’ll be exporting some of the latest discoveries to use in your role from day one, giving you the best possible head-start for success.
In the UK you can choose from:
- General Practice
With over 60 specialisms on offer to international medical students within those areas, you’ll also find you can adapt most of our degrees to suit the way you want to learn too. Modular course structures allow you to adapt your learning flexibly, to fit your interests and focus.
What your studies will cover
Even with so many ways to specialise and tailor your learning experience, your guaranteed certain things with every UK medicine degree.