Taught Modules


During the first year of the four year PhD programme students study for an MRes degree, which consists of a combination of taught courses and a research project.

The taught modules provide the student with a comprehensive background in the medical and biomedical imaging related topics necessary to success in the chosen research area. Students who have already completed a relevant Master's degree may be, at the discretion of the Programme Directors, allowed to enter directly onto the second year of the research programme.

Optional Courses

The students chose, in conjunction with their first year supervisor and the Programme Directors, three taught courses. Students are generally able to select any courses from the following UCL Masters programmes:

Some of the more commonly chosen modules include: Medical Imaging (non-ionising), Information processing in Medical Imaging, Laboratory Skills Accreditation, Programming Foundations for Medical Image Analysis, Advanced Imaging and Pathology and Diagnostic Imaging 2.

Compulsory Course

Students are required to take the Critical Review of Key Papers in Biomedical Imaging module. This course, also known as the CDT Journal club, provides students with a comprehensive backgound to the field, as well the introducing the skills necessary to assess scientific literature and to write high quality publications.

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