Education

We set the standards for providers of medical education and training, and we regularly check to make sure those standards are met. Here you'll find the standards, guidance and curricula we publish along with supporting materials. 

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Welcome to medicine

Our resources to help medical students understand what it means to join a regulated profession, and how to make the most of their time at medical school. 

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Our standards, guidance and curricula

We set the standards and outcomes for medical education and training in the UK. We regulate all stages of doctors' training and professional development.

Standards, guidance and curricula

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How we quality assure

We're responsible for assuring the quality of education and training, identifying areas of good practice as well as where our standards are not being met.

How we quality assure medical education and training

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How to become a doctor

From education and work experience to funding and support, find out what's involved in becoming a practising UK doctor.