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St George’s, University of London

St George’s is the UK’s only university dedicated to medicine, science and health. It is based on the same site as a busy London hospital, so students are immersed in a professional clinical environment from the outset.

St George’s, University of London
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St George’s is dedicated to health and offer a breadth of educational opportunities in healthcare science, from medicine to paramedicine.

The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018 ranked St George’s best for graduate prospects in the UK, with 93.6% of graduates moving straight into professional employment or further study. St George’s has also been ranked the best in the world for the quality of citations for research influence in the Times Higher World University Rankings 2018.

St George’s offers a breadth of educational opportunities in healthcare and science, from medicine to paramedic science. Students work and study alongside others on different clinical career paths, building multi-disciplinary understanding.

Teaching is intertwined with medical and healthcare practice, and most lecturers are clinically active or have extensive clinical experience. Programmes are informed by the latest research and courses are designed to evolve with current practice.

Number of students

  • 4,912 : No of students
  • 3,957 : Undergraduate students
  • 955 : Postgraduate students
  • 547 : International students

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St George’s has a long-standing reputation for being at the forefront of advancements in medical and healthcare education. It was the first university to offer an accelerated four-year medicine degree open to graduates of all disciplines. It also has the longest running Physician Associate Studies programme in the UK and is the only university to offer sports cardiology postgraduate courses.

St George’s was established in 1733 and joined the University of London in 1836. The internationally recognised research programme delivers scientific discovery that advances health.

The university’s three research institutes focus on molecular and clinical sciences, infection and immunity, and advancing population health, tackling some of the greatest challenges to global health in the 21st Century.