Overseas Students


Closing Dates for 2015-16

MSc Biology of Vision – 31 July 2015

MSc Clinical Ophthalmology – 7 July 2015

The Application Process

Applications for MPhil/PhD, MD (Res), or post graduate taught study (MSc) must be made by submission of the following documents;

  1. The UCL graduate application form is available at http://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/graduate/apply

You may either submit your completed application form and supporting documentation on line, to me by post using the address at the foot of this email or via email attachment. Please note that the application form is in PDF format only therefore you will need to print the document, complete by

hand and then scan the document in preparation for email attachment.

  1. Two references using the UCL reference forms provided with the graduate application form.
  2. A full CV/resume.
  3. Photocopies of your previous qualifying award and associated transcripts, or a letter from your department stating your predicted award level if your award is yet to be conferred.
  4. For non-UK applicants, confirmation that you meet the UCL English Language requirements, for details please visit http://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/graduate-study/application/taught/english-language
  5. For disabled students information is available on the UCL Disability Services website at: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/disability/resources/

Information is also available on UCL’s Disability webpage at:


For further information you may also contact Marion Hingston Lamb, UCL Disability co-coordinator at: m.lamb@ucl.ac.uk

  1. In addition to submitting your formal application it is important that you provide a detailed statement of how you intend to fund your full programme of study. You will need to demonstrate by way of a financial guarantee how you are able to fund each year of study relating the following elements;

A. Tuition fee

B. Cost of living expenses

C. Consumables (laboratory costs), if applicable to you

I have set out a web link for you below to help you as a guide: International students


More about UCL


  1. UCL also provides Open Days, Visits and Events throughout the year which provides opportunities for prospective students to meet UCL staff, to look around the Institution and learn about the study opportunities available. Further information can be found at: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/access-ucl/open-days/

The UCL Institute of Ophthalmology provides open days and student visits throughout the year which enables prospective students to learn about the range of research activities going on at the Institute and post graduate training opportunities.