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A different kind of medical school

Hull York Medical School - for people who want to make a difference

Why we are different


Welcome to a different kind of medical school

We are one of the UK's most exciting and contemporary medical schools, delivering exceptional medical education and world leading research.

We train our students to become brilliant doctors, critical health researchers and clinical and academic leaders, who are ready to make a positive difference to people's lives.

And through our education, research and scientific discoveries, we're making sure that people have access to the best possible care – both today, and in the future.

About us
Student with a child and parent in a GP surgery
Student in lab conducting experiments
Students discussing a CT scan of a brain with Professor Peter Bazira


Our courses are designed for prospective and current doctors, healthcare professionals and academic and clinical researchers.

Our stories

Achieve Your Ambitions

It is our people – our students, clinical tutors, staff, and our graduates – that make Hull York Medical School exceptional.

Explore our stories


Our research is transforming lives

Our pioneering research is founded on the desire to make a real and lasting difference to people’s lives.

Our world-leading experts are advancing improvements in healthcare – diagnosis, treatment and care – transforming the lives of patients in the local region and beyond.

Our research
  • 85%

    of our research is world-leading or internationally excellent (REF)

  • £4 million

    programmes dedicated to international preventative medicine and mental health

  • £5.2m

    research programme tackling cancer inequalities