Top 10 UK Universities for Medicine 2021

Medicine courses in the UK prepare students for their careers through a combination of world class teaching and real clinical practice. Many UK medical schools work alongside local NHS hospitals and practices to provide real life training, while cutting edge research facilities conduct life changing work alongside your study.

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Entry standards for medical schools are tough and students will be expected to pass interviews which cover topics such as personal motivation, previous work and personal interests. A number of medical schools will expect completion of the clinical aptitude test, UCAT.

Top 10 UK Medical Schools for Medicine

Rank University Location
1 University of Edinburgh Edinburgh, Scotland
2 University of Aberdeen Aberdeen, Scotland
3 Brighton and Sussex Medical School Brighton, England
4 Swansea University Swansea, Wales
5 University of Oxford Oxford, England
6 University of Dundee Dundee, Scotland
7 University of Cambridge Cambridge, England
8 University of St Andrews St Andrews, Scotland
9 Keele University Newcastle-under-Lyme, England
10 University of Bristol Bristol, England

Source: 2022 Guardian University Guide rankings

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