UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Stroke Medicine

This is the first programme in stroke medicine in the UK to provide a comprehensive education and training for the next generation of researchers and clinical providers of expert stroke care. Students will be taught by clinical and research experts in the field of stroke medicine at Queen Square.

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant subject, for example medicine, psychology, physiotherapy, speech and language therapy, occupational therapy, biological or biomedical sciences, nursing or a related degree, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Course modules

Core modules: clinical manifestations of stroke; epidemiology and prevention of stroke; neurorehabilitation; pathophysiology and neuroimaging relating to cerebrovascular disease; statistical methods in health research; treatment and service delivery.

Assessment methods

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, workshops/practical sessions, journal clubs, presentations and supervisory meetings. Taught modules are assessed by short answer, multiple choice question examinations and timed essays. The research project requires a written dissertation, an oral and a poster presentation at the Queen Square Symposium or similar conference.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 12,840 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 24,400 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PgCert Full-time - 6 months
PgDip Full-time - 9 months

Campus details

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Key information

IoN Education Unit
Telephone number: 
020 3448 4740