UCL Institute of Neurology

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UCL Diploma in Clinical Neurology via Distance Learning (TPPIONSCND12)

Programme Directors
Professor Simon Shorvon, Dr Caroline Selai & Dr Amit Batla

Course Administrator
Miss Anna Foakes

A world first – a comprehensive online distance learning Diploma in Clinical Neurology, led by one of the world’s top universities. 


Why choose this course?

  • The course is run by UCL Institute of Neurology, from Queen Square; a world renowned neurological centre.
  • The online programme is supplemented by regular contact with a personal tutor based at Queen Square.
  • Flexible learning – sessions can be accessed at any time in any location, through the internet.
  • Flexible timing - the course can be completed at a speed suitable for the individual student, typically 18 months.
  • Flexible assessments – these can be completed at any time and in any order during the course.

National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery

Why Queen Square/UCL?

  • UCL is London’s Global University.
  • It is ranked number 7 in the 2015/16 QS World rankings
  • Together the UCL Institute of Neurology and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery are renowned worldwide for clinical teaching in neurology.
  • Four of the top 12 most highly cited authors working worldwide in neuroscience and behaviour work at Queen Square.
  • The National Hospital at Queen Square was the world’s first specialist neurological hospital, founded in 1860.

The postgraduate Diploma (of 120 credits) will be a valuable asset to the portfolio and career of any medical doctor with an interest in neurology.

For more information view the course booklet

UCL Prospectus