About us

Dundee Medical School is ranked 1st in Scotland and 4th in the UK for Medicine: Guardian University League Table 2018
With around 160 medical students in each academic study year, Dundee’s five year curriculum prepares doctors for the greatly increased pace of change in medical knowledge and practice.
The emphasis is on learning – how to learn, so as to keep knowledge and skills updated throughout an individual’s working life.
Our exciting, focused structure produces well-rounded graduates who are equipped with the skills and knowledge to work within as well as go on to shape and lead healthcare delivery in the 21st century.
Dundee medical graduates are consistently rated first among newly qualified UK doctors in their preparedness for their new clinical posts.
As for the learning environment, our Medical School is integrated with Ninewells Hospital in Dundee’s west end which is one of Europe’s largest teaching hospitals and boasts internationally renowned research facilities.
So our students not only benefit from working with superb teaching staff and being in close contact with patients, they learn in what is arguably Europe’s most technologically advanced educational facilities.

The Centre for Medical Education at the School of Medicine is an internationally renowned leader in Medical Education with over 40 years experience in running Medical Education programmes. The major focus of the centre is to make teaching and learning more effective in all phases of education including undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing education.
The Centre is actively involved in innovations in medical education and has been responsible for the introduction of a number of new approaches to teaching, assessment and curriculum planning. The Centre has unique experience in the development of attractive and useful distance learning materials, producing programmes in which over 15,000 healthcare professionals have enrolled.


This blog aims to highlight some of the Dundee’s achievements in medical education, share innovations, research and contributions to conferences all around the world.  We will also blog on our thoughts on the latest research and trends in medical education.  Join us to share your experiences in medical education. We will be delighted to hear from you.

Ching-wa Chung, Ashley Dennis, Shihab Khogali
University of Dundee School of Medicine

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