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About us


As one of the largest and most successful centres for research and education in the UK, we benefit from extensive international and local partnerships that encourage innovative and progressive collaboration.

Educate to inspire and improve

Our thriving student community consists of more than 5,000 students who are supported by over 500 leading scientists and educators. We deliver courses for talented aspiring clinicians and health professionals in partnership with our NHS partners, including the world-renowned Guy’s, King’s College and St Thomas’ Hospitals. 

Research to inform and innovate

Research is core to what we do and how we educate. We are strategically aligned to King's Health Partners, bringing together academics and clinicians who are committed to ensuring efficient translation and adoption of research innovation into clinical practice.

In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014), over 91.8 percent of our research was rated 4 star or 3 star. The Faculty is ranked:

  • 19th in the world for Pharmacy & Pharmacology (QS World University Rankings 2021)
  • 24th in the world for Anatomy & Physiology (QS World University Rankings 2021)
  • 16th in the world for Clinical, Pre-Clinical and Health (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021)

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