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Best Universities in United Kingdom for Medicine Degree by QS Ranking

Check best universities & colleges for Medicine, degree in United Kingdom 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 updated every year for top universities in United Kingdom by QS. Many ranking indicators such as Global Research Reputation, Regional Research Reputation, Subject Publications, Subject Books, International Collaboration & Total Citations Data is used to compute 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 universities in United Kingdom for studying Medicine sorted by QS

University of Oxford

University of Oxford

United Kingdom

2
QS
1
Times Higher Education
1
Guardian
3
QS
3
Times Higher Education
4
Guardian
8
QS
8
Times Higher Education
16
Guardian
10
QS
4
Times Higher Education
9
Guardian
19
QS
24
Times Higher Education
11
Guardian
Kings College London

Kings College London

United Kingdom

20
QS
17
Times Higher Education
32
Guardian
25
QS
-
Times Higher Education
-
Guardian
34
QS
62
Times Higher Education
29
Guardian
51-100
QS
126-150
Times Higher Education
28
Guardian
University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

United Kingdom

51-100
QS
56
Times Higher Education
7
Guardian
University of Leeds

University of Leeds

United Kingdom

51-100
QS
126-150
Times Higher Education
17
Guardian
University of Bristol

University of Bristol

United Kingdom

51-100
QS
75
Times Higher Education
19
Guardian
51-100
QS
67
Times Higher Education
15
Guardian
51-100
QS
101-125
Times Higher Education
20
Guardian
Newcastle University

Newcastle University

United Kingdom

51-100
QS
126-150
Times Higher Education
13
Guardian
101-150
QS
57
Times Higher Education
30
Guardian
University of Warwick

University of Warwick

United Kingdom

101-150
QS
101-125
Times Higher Education
33
Guardian
101-150
QS
126-150
Times Higher Education
23
Guardian
Cardiff University

Cardiff University

United Kingdom

101-150
QS
201-250
Times Higher Education
18
Guardian
101-150
QS
94
Times Higher Education
24
Guardian
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