UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Ophthalmology with Clinical Practice

This programme delivers an in-depth understanding of clinical ophthalmology, disease pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment.

Entry requirements

A UK medical degree or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Appropriate professional qualifications and suitable work experience (a minimum of 1 year�s ophthalmic training) is recommended prior to starting the programme.

Course modules

Core modules: basic understanding of the eye; clinical practice (cataract); clinical practice (cornea); clinical practice (glaucoma); clinical practice (medical retina 1 and 2); clinical practice (paediatrics and neuro-ophthalmology); clinical practice (uveitis); clinical practice (vitreo retinal surgery); common ocular diseases and treatment; ocular therapeutics i and ii; surgery and the eye; systemic disease and the eye. Options: basic science of ophthalmology; optics and refraction; disorders affecting retinal function; retinal imaging.

Assessment methods

In the first year the programme is predominantly delivered through lectures, seminars and attendance at clinical teaching sessions. The second year is largely clinic based and supplemented by taught sessions. Assessment is through written examinations, oral presentations, problem-based learning, dissertation and a case-based portfolio.

Sponsorship information

UCL Graduate School.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 12,310 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Full-time £ 30,340 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
020 7608 6968