University Of Exeter Launches Medical School


A new medical school has been launched at the University of Exeter with the first intake of 130 students expected in September 2013.

Applications have recently closed, and demand for the course is high with 15 applicants for every place. The University of Exeter currently holds The Sunday Times University of the Year 2012-2013.

The medical school research functions will focus on personalised medicine in four areas of NHS activity: Health Services research, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Risk and Ageing, Environment and Human Health, and Neuroscience and Mental Health. It will also form a base for 100 researchers.

“We are making rapid progress in establishing the University of Exeter Medical School, and look forward to welcoming the 2013 intake,” said Professor Steve Thornton, Dean of the University of Exeter Medical School.

“We have ambitious plans for the Medical School and will be making investments of many millions over the next five years, ensuring that we other the best in teaching, facilities and research.”