Medical Schools

Imperial College London

Medicine at Imperial College London

Overview of Imperial Medicine


Imperial College London Medicine is one of the largest schools in the country, training more than 2000 students in Medicine and Biomedical Science. Programmes are delivered at four main campuses across London including: South Kensington, Charing Cross, Chelsea and Westminster, Hammersmith, Royal Brompton and St Mary’s as well as at a wide range of partner hospitals and general practices. Imperial College School of Medicine has an international reputation for excellence, routinely ranked among the world’s top five in the sector.


Imperial College Medicine Course Structure

Years 1 & 2

Focus on the scientific basis of medicine and introductory clinical experience. Teaching is delivered through a range of lectures, tutorials and problem-based learning sessions.

Year 3

Three 10-week hospital attachments covering General Medicine and Surgery, complemented by a central teaching programme and e-learning.

Year 4

Working towards the BSc

Year 5

A dedicated Pathology course followed by a year of clinical specialities in rotation, including Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Psychiatry, General Practice and Paediatrics.

Year 6

A range of clinical placements and lecture courses designed to prepare you for your first job as a doctor and a student-selected specialist study module. Exceptional students may be offered the opportunity to include a PhD as part of the course.

Imperial Medicine Entry Requirements


Grade B - Maths/English Language

A Levels

A*AA - AAA. 

A* in biology or chemistry


38 points overall, to include: - 6 in Biology at higher level - 6 in Chemistry at higher level As a guide, the typical offer made to at least 80% of IB applicants for 2019 entry was 39 points (grade 7 and 6 in Biology and Chemistry at higher level – grades in any order).

Scottish Higher


Scottish Advanced