UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)


Our brain and its workings define who we are. Neuroscience is discovering how the nervous system functions in health and disease from the molecular to the behavioural level. It is a vibrant area of science with regular exciting new breakthroughs, but there is still much to be discovered. UCL is the leading neuroscience institution in Europe, and students benefit greatly from a vast repertoire of expertise.

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class UK Honours degree in biomedical sciences, life sciences or related subject area, or a medical degree (MBBS), or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Applicants with an appropriate professional qualification and relevant work experience may also apply.

Course modules

Core modules: developmental neurobiology; receptors and synaptic signalling; systems and circuits neuroscience; neuroscience journal club; optional modules: neurobiology of degeneration and repair; cognitive systems neuroscience.

Assessment methods

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, tutorials and a laboratory project. Student performance is evaluated through formal examination, coursework, and the research project.

Sponsorship information



Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 13,370 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 25,140 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 6,845 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 12,570 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

Postgraduate Administrator
Telephone number: 
0207 679 7381