CAO CODE : DN 400 One of the strengths of the UCD undergraduate medical degree programme is patient-based teaching in small groups where our students learn the necessary skills under the tuition of highly qualified clinical tutors. We aim to enhance your experience by giving attention to student welfare and by adopting innovative teaching strategies and assessment methods. The UCD teaching hospitals are leading, modern national medical centres that deliver the highest quality in patient care. The major general teaching hospitals are the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital and St Vincent’s University Hospital, based in Dublin. UCD Health Sciences Centre is a state-of-the-art facility for medical education and research, and brings the research and teaching activities of physicians, nurses, physiotherapists and radiographers together under one roof.