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Best Global Universities for Medicine Degree by QS

Review best universities & colleges for Medicine degree ranked by QS

Different agencies use different metrics to evaluate universities around the world, however the most common factors are : a) Academic achievements b) Employability c) Educational process d) Research facilities e) International outlook as to number of international students and faculty f) Citation by each faculty g) Student Faculty ratio etc.

Subject ranking is conducted every year by QS, many ranking indicators such as Global research reputation, Regional research reputation, subject publications, subject books, International collaboration & total citations data is computed for subject ranking.

Medicine

Medicine is a field of science that deals with the art of preventing and curing diseases. Medicine promotes health and wellbeing of living beings. It focuses on diagnosis, prevention, treatment, research and other modules that promote health. The most convincing benefits of medicine degree are access to global job market, stable career, your contribution is recognized and valued, a great social status and greater job satisfaction. You will usually find people with degree in medicine work in hospitals, medical departments, research laboratories, science institutes, and other non-medical sectors like Business, Technology, and law. 

Various Major under Medicine

Popular work streams of medicine are Clinical practice, Biomedical research, Medications, Surgery, Medical devices, Alternative and complementary medicine, Clinical research, Psychotherapy, Physical and occupational therapy. You can choose majors or rather medical specialties depending on the area that you would like to associate yourself with. A list of majors includes allergy and immunology, anesthesiology, dermatology, diagnostic radiology, family medicine, internal medicine, medical genetics, neurology, nuclear medicine, ophthalmology, obstetrics and gynecology, pathology, pediatrics, preventive medicine, psychiatry, radiation oncology, surgery and urology. Each specialty has wide range of diagnostic and clinical sub specialties that lets you distinguish your interest from general medicine and master the one that you are genuinely interested in. 

Career opportunities for Medicine

A degree in medicine sets the door open to many career paths in medical, interdisciplinary and non-medical fields as you may find a doctor in legal clinic working on patient rights and verifying medical errors or a doctor in economics focusing on costs of health care sector and so on. Well known profiles are 1) Family Physician 2) Pediatrician 3) Gynecologist 4) Surgeon 5) Cardiologist 6) Dermatologist 7) Neurologist 8) Radiologist 9) Psychiatrist 10) Radiologist. A few other profiles that are open to medicine graduates are 1) Health Journalist 2) Clinical Forensic Medical Examiner 3) Healthcare Equity Research Analyst 4) Medical Legal Advisor 5) Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging Director 6) Sports and Exercise Medicine Specialist 7) Transplant Coordinator 8) Medical/ Pharmaceutical Researcher 9) Public Health Worker 10) Medical Sales Representative

Below is a list of top Medicine Universities sorted by QS

Harvard University

Harvard University

United States of America

1
QS
1
US News
2
Times Higher Education
-
Guardian
University of Oxford

University of Oxford

United Kingdom

2
QS
8
US News
1
Times Higher Education
1
Guardian
3
QS
22
US News
3
Times Higher Education
4
Guardian
Stanford University

Stanford University

United States of America

4
QS
3
US News
5
Times Higher Education
-
Guardian
Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins University

United States of America

5
QS
2
US News
6
Times Higher Education
-
Guardian
5
QS
16
US News
12
Times Higher Education
-
Guardian
University of California Los Angeles

University of California Los Angeles

United States of America

7
QS
10
US News
12
Times Higher Education
-
Guardian
8
QS
15
US News
8
Times Higher Education
16
Guardian
Yale University

Yale University

United States of America

9
QS
13
US News
9
Times Higher Education
-
Guardian
10
QS
14
US News
4
Times Higher Education
9
Guardian
10
QS
3
US News
-
Times Higher Education
-
Guardian
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

United States of America

12
QS
17
US News
-
Times Higher Education
-
Guardian
13
QS
5
US News
13
Times Higher Education
-
Guardian
Columbia University

Columbia University

United States of America

13
QS
11
US News
10
Times Higher Education
-
Guardian
University of Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania

United States of America

15
QS
7
US News
15
Times Higher Education
-
Guardian
16
QS
37
US News
14
Times Higher Education
-
Guardian
Duke University

Duke University

United States of America

16
QS
9
US News
18
Times Higher Education
-
Guardian
18
QS
23
US News
39
Times Higher Education
-
Guardian
19
QS
46
US News
24
Times Higher Education
11
Guardian
Kings College London

Kings College London

United Kingdom

20
QS
33
US News
17
Times Higher Education
32
Guardian
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