Below are the top universities in the UK for Medicine according to the 2014 Times Good University Guide. These are published annually to provide an idea of where universities in the UK stand in relation to each other. The rankings are based on eight key performance areas, including student satisfaction, entry standards, graduate prospects and student-to-staff ratio. Unlike the Times World Rankings, you can see where universities rank for particular subjects too.
2 Reviews /
TIMES GOOD RANKING: 1
Although the exact date of foundation remains unclear, the Oxford University can trace its roots back to the end of the 11th century. The university is located at Wellington Square, Oxford and comprises of nearly 20,000 students. There are four academic divisions within the university, namely, Humanities, Medical Sciences, Mathematical, Physical & Life Sciences, and Social Sciences. Some of the subjects offered include science, biochemistry, chemistry, computing, ornithology, engineering science, Islamic studies, materials, and mathematics.
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TIMES GOOD RANKING: 2
The University of Cambridge was formed in 1209. It has a student population of 17,000 including almost 3,000 international students. The University is located in Cambridge, England and currently has 31 colleges, of which 3 admit only women. The University has always maintained a strong emphasis on mathematics. Students are required to take an exam for the Arts degree, the main first degree at Cambridge. There are six schools: Arts and Humanities, Biological Sciences, Clinical Medicine, Humanities and Social Sciences, Physical Sciences, and Technology. Each of these bodies covers a specified group of faculties.
TIMES GOOD RANKING: 3
The University of Edinburgh founded in 1582 is a centre for teaching and research. It is located in Edinburgh, Scotland. There are courses conducted in the campus (urban based) for undergraduates /post-graduates and international students. Besides, the University also conducts access courses, short courses and training for professionals. The University includes the College of Humanities and Social Science, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine and the College of Science and Engineering.
40 Reviews /
TIMES GOOD RANKING: 4
The University of London is a public institution that was established in 1826. It has around 22,000 students in the university. This University is based primarily in London. The University is a federal mega university made up of 31 affiliates. Through its Colleges and Institutes, the University of London offers over 3700 courses each year covering almost every subject found in any university curriculum. A few of the subjects that are covered include Divinity, Medicine, Law, Veterinary Medicine, Dental Surgery, Engineering, Science, Music, Arts, Business Administration, Education, Commerce and Humanities.
35 Reviews /
TIMES GOOD RANKING: 5
The University of Aberdeen was founded in 1495 and is the fifth oldest University in the UK, enrolling more than 13,900 students. The University is situated in Old Aberdeen, Scotland, which is a centre for teaching and research. They have three campuses, the Kings College, Marischal College and Foresterhill Site. The Foresterhill Site contains the medical school, library and forms part of a modern teaching hospital complex. The academic programs are encompassed in its three colleges: College of Arts and Social Sciences, College of Life Sciences & Medicine and College of Physical Sciences.
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TIMES GOOD RANKING: 6
Founded in 1907, the Imperial College fosters interdisciplinary studies and provides research facilities. The main campus of the Imperial College is located in South Kensington. The other campuses are at Hammersmith, Silwood Park, Royal Brompton, Northwick Park, Charing Cross, St Marys, Wye, Chelsea and Westminster. There are around 12,129 full-time students studying at the university. All the academic programs are offered by the Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College Business School and Faculty of Natural Sciences.
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TIMES GOOD RANKING: 7
The Newcastle University is a research intensive public university which was established in 1834. Located in Newcastle, United Kingdom, the University comprises of 18,000 students. The teaching schools within the University are divided into three main faculties which include the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Medical Sciences and Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering. Apart from these, there are also nearly 15 research departments mainly dealing with medicine and surgery. While university-owned or managed partnership accommodation is guaranteed for first year students, others can apply for the catered or self-catered residences.
TIMES GOOD RANKING: 8
The University of St Andrews is located in the town of St Andrews in Fife on the east coast of Scotland. The University was founded in the year 1413 and has a student population of more than 7,200 students. The various departments include art history, biology, chemistry, classics, computer science, divinity, economics and finance, English, film studies, geography and geosciences, history, international relationships, management, mathematics, medicine, modern languages, philosophical and anthropological film studies, physics and astronomy, psychology, music and drama, and anthropology.
24 Reviews /
TIMES GOOD RANKING: 9
The University of Dundee is a public university founded in 1881. There are 17,883 students in this University that is located in the city of Dundee, Scotland. The University is organized into 4 colleges, namely, the College of Art, Science & Engineering (architecture, computing, art and design, engineering physics and mathematics), the College of Arts and Social Sciences (accounting & finance, education, social work, humanities and law), the College of Life Sciences (life sciences research and life sciences teaching) and the College of Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing (dentistry, medicine, nursing and midwifery).
15 Reviews /
TIMES GOOD RANKING: 11
The Queen Mary, University of London is a public university and operates out of 2 campuses, both located at London. One is the Queen Mary Mile End campus and the other is the Postgraduate Law Centre at Lincolns Inn Fields. The main campus is the Mile End campus, which was established in 1887. There are currently around 15,000 students enrolled at the University. The University offers degree programs and research in the field of Humanities, Social Sciences and Laws, in Medicine and Dentistry, and in Science and Engineering.