UCL Faculty of Brain Sciences

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UCL Faculty of Brain Sciences
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Suite 1a, 1st floor
Maple House
149 Tottenham Court Road
London W1T 7NF

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Student View

"Participating in some observership clinics with my supervisor was extremely helpful for me, and writing the dissertation with all the new things I learned from this experience. Ophthalmology is one of the fastest evolving medical specialties, and dealing with vision was always my dream."

Abbas Fahem, Clinical Ophthalmology MSc

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Important Funding News:

If you’re starting a postgraduate master’s course from 1 August 2016, and are a UK/EU national, you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan of up to £10,000 to help with your course and living costs.

Postgraduate Taught Programmes

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The Faculty has over 50 taught graduate programmes which provide you with excellent subject discipline knowledge and applied, clinical and research skills.

By the end of your programme you will also have acquired a range of transferable skills, such as scientific writing, data analysis and entrepreneurship, that make our graduates highly employable.

In these programmes world-leading researchers teach the complete process of translating discoveries into clinical applications. Our research-led programmes bring together expertise from across the Faculty of Brain Sciences and offer the opportunity to work and train with leading researchers at one of the most highly regarded centres of excellence in brain science in the world.

Our MRes programmes normally extend over 12 months full-time and include taught elements, a significant research component, and training in research techniques to form the basis for doctoral study or a research career. 


Watch the winning video from our Masters video competition, by Tara Brah (MSc Biology of Vision, supervised by Prof Shin-ichi Ohnuma)on 'How we make the third eye'.

View videos about UCL and its global impact on our YouTube channels: Study UCL and UCLTV.

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