The College of Medical and Dental Sciences at the University of Birmingham is a major international centre for research and education in medicine, medical sciences, dentistry, nursing and physiotherapy.
Bringing together healthcare-related research and education, the College consists of the following five schools: Cancer Sciences, Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Dentistry, Health and Population Sciences, and Immunity and Infection.
The principal base of the College lies immediately between the main campus of the University and the new Queen Elizabeth Hospital, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust. Other key NHS Trust buildings are also on the same campus including Birmingham Women’s Hospital and The Barberry (Psychiatric) Hospital.
We are the largest of the five University colleges with over 1400 members of staff.
The College provides an impressive portfolio of undergraduate and postgraduate taught and research programmes. Programmes at all levels are delivered by some of the UK’s most respected clinicians and health professionals, providing you with the best possible learning experience.
A wide range of continuing professional development (CPD) training is also available from just a few hours to a few weeks to top up your skills and knowledge and stay ahead of the game. Most courses are offered from of our on-site conference facilities, the Centre for Professional Development, which has a range of meeting, training and breakout rooms, state of the art AV equipment and business facilities for delegates.
The College has a close relationship with the National Health Service, charities, sporting organisations and private sector healthcare. This facilitates the translation of research into real improvements in patient care.
The College works closely with many of the teaching hospitals, primary care trusts and training practices across the English West Midlands. Students are encouraged to broaden their knowledge and experience by working across a wide range of organisations and experiencing the varied cultures and demographics of the West Midlands.