The Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (LKCMedicine), a partnership between Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and Imperial College London (Imperial), is training a generation of doctors who will put patients at the centre of their exemplary medical care.
The School’s primary clinical partner is the National Healthcare Group, a leader in public healthcare recognised for the quality of its medical expertise, facilities and teaching. The School, named after local philanthropist Tan Sri Dato Lee Kong Chian, was officially opened on 28 August 2017 by Deputy Prime Minister Mr Teo Chee Hean. LKCMedicine aims to be a model for innovative medical education and a centre for transformative research.
Graduates of the five-year undergraduate medical degree programme that started in 2013 will have a strong understanding of the scientific basis of medicine, along with interdisciplinary subjects, including engineering, technology and the humanities. Its first doctors graduate in 2018 with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), awarded jointly by NTU Singapore and Imperial.
About Imperial College School of Medicine
Named the Times Higher Education’s Most International University 2018, Imperial College London is a science-based institution with a reputation for excellence in teaching and innovative research across science, medicine, engineering and business, underpinned by a dynamic enterprise culture.
Imperial College School of Medicine is one of the largest schools in the UK. Currently ranked 4th in the Complete University Guide University League Tables 2019, it trains more than 2000 students at four main campuses across London and a wide range of partner hospitals and general practices.
Part of the College’s Faculty of Medicine, the School harnesses the Faculty’s international reputation for excellence to provide a unique, research-led student experience in Medicine and Medical Biosciences. Learning from international experts and undertaking research under their supervision provide both an enviable, world-class training and an inspirational setting in which to prepare for careers in medicine, academia or related industries.