UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Biology of Vision

This programme is aimed at students who wish to extend their knowledge and expertise in the eye as an integrated biological system; it provides an integrated review of the physiology and biology of the eye, covering molecular and developmental cell biology, complex genetics, immunology and behavioural neuroscience.

Entry requirements

Applicants must have a minimum of a 2nd Class UK Honours degree in a relevant subject, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Course modules

Modules include: ocular cell biology; genetics and epidemiology of ocular disease; ocular immunology; ocular development in health and disease; advanced visual neuroscience; microvascular biology; visual neuroscience.

Assessment methods

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, tutorials, problem classes, journal clubs, self-directed studies and laboratory practical courses. Assessment is through long essays, coursework, laboratory practicals, oral examination and the research dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 10,130 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 24,400 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

Key information

Education Assistant
Telephone number: 
020 7608 6878