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The types of degree offered by UCL are listed below with explanations of their normal duration and structure.
- Master of Arts – MA
- Master of Science – MSc
- Master of Architecture – MArch
- Master of Fine Art - MFA
- Master of Laws – LLM
- Master of Clinical Dentistry – MClinDent
These programmes normally extend full-time over 12 months, or part-time over two years. An increasing number are offered on a flexible learning basis over three to five years. Please see individual departmental entries for details. The programmes normally consist of taught plus a research project or dissertation submitted at the end of the programme in September.
The MRes degree normally extends full-time over 12 months, starting in September, although certain MRes programmes may also be offered part-time; please refer to the departmental entry for your chosen programme.
The degree has been designed to include structured and
progressive research training which can be a foundation for doctoral
study or a research career. This training in research techniques is
combined with taught elements, plus a significant research component,
which focus in-depth on your field of study. programme in September.
Postgraduate Diploma (PG Dip) programmes usually share
an identical syllabus with the taught component of a corresponding
Master's programme, and extend over nine months full-time. This may
extend over two years if taken part-time, or longer, up to five years,
if flexible study is offered.
UCL's Postgraduate Certificate (PG Cert) programmes
provide an opportunity to undertake study leading to a certificated
qualification over a shorter period, usually equating to 15 weeks of
full-time study which may be undertaken on a full-time basis, or spread
over one or two years if taken flexibly. The syllabus often consists of
selected components of a corresponding Master's or Postgraduate Diploma
A small number of UCL graduate programmes can be studied on a distance learning basis, whereby all teaching is delivered online.
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