UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Vision Research

This programme is based at the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, which is world renowned for the translation of biomedical research into new therapeutic advances in eye disease. Students will be embedded in the research environment, have the opportunity to conduct an independent research project, and to work alongside world-leading experts.

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class UK Honours degree in either medical, biomedical, biological or life sciences, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Applicants with other science degrees or appropriate professional qualifications and/or work experience will also be considered on an individual basis. Overseas students will have to provide evidence of their proficiency in the English language.

Course modules

Core modules: developing research; research in practice. Options: students choose three of the following: genetics and epidemiology of ocular disease; ocular cell biology; ocular development in health and disease; ocular immunology.

Assessment methods

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, journal clubs and workshops. Assessment is through essays, oral presentations, problem-based tasks and a research dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time GBP 10,130 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MRes Full-time GBP 10,130 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MRes Full-time GBP 10,130 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MRes Full-time GBP 10,130 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MRes Full-time GBP 25,140 per Year 1 (International) 1 years

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Programme Director
Telephone number: 
020 7608 6968