Dundee University School of Medicine.

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Welcome to the School of Medicine at the University of Dundee.

Dundee is consistently ranked among the UK’s top 5 medical schools and placed No.1 in Scotland by the Guardian University Guide 2015.

Based at Ninewells, in Dundee’s west end, we are fully integrated with NHS Tayside in one of Europe’s largest teaching hospitals with education and research...

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Undergraduate medical education at Dundee has an international reputation for excellence and innovation. Students have the opportunity to benefit from a course that combines high quality teaching in the basic biomedical sciences that underpin medical practice with advanced opportunities to learn clinical skills in a dedicated environment that is highly valued by our trainees. The medical course at Dundee has consistently come at the head of surveys that identify how well medical graduates are trained for subsequent clinical careers.


We offer a wide range of opportunities for postgraduate students, studying for Masters and Doctoral level degrees. These courses are structured in a flexible manner that allows participants to build up credit towards certificates, diplomas and Masters qualifications; a number offer opportunities for distance learning.

Our Mission Statement

A leading UK medical school that offers an exciting and challenging curriculum; with full integration of motivated and empowered University and NHS staff; working with students in a modern and supportive environment; a school that fits students to work where-ever they wish in tomorrow's NHS, and enables those students with aptitude and interest the opportunity to develop an academic career.

A research profile which is focussed and strategically led; which utilises the complementary strengths in e-health, informatics, public health and laboratory science to address important health issues for the Scottish population, and which provides synergy with our undergraduate teaching efforts.

New teaching facilities will renew teaching facilities and support our School's vision for the future, maintaining and developing our international reputation for excellence.