Faculty of Brain Sciences

Brain Sciences - Ear Institute

The Ear Institute.

Our vision is to solve the greatest health and wellbeing problems in the brain sciences, in order to transform society and reduce the global burden of disease. The Faculty of Brain Sciences brings together a wealth of scientific and clinical expertise and provides recognised world-class education in both taught and research programmes at graduate level.

Departments and institutes

  • The Ear Institute
  • Mental Health Sciences Unit
  • Institute of Neurology
  • Institute of Ophthalmology
  • Division of Psychology and Language Sciences

    • Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology
    • Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience
    • Cognitive, Perceptual and Brain Sciences
    • Developmental Science
    • Language and Communication
    • Linguistics
    • Speech, Hearing and Phonetic Sciences
    • UCL Interaction Centre

Employment destinations

Some examples of career destinations of graduates from the faculty are shown below.*

Research programmes

Taught programmes

Clinical Psychologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital
Speech and Language Therapist, Royal Bournemouth Hospital
Educational Psychologist, West Sussex County Council
Assistant Psychologist, Oxford NHS Trust
Postdoctoral Research Scientist, UCL
Specialist Doctor in Ophthalmology, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Trust
University Lecturer, University of Minho
PhD Researcher, City University
Neurologist, John Radcliffe Hospital
Mental Health Worker, Camden and Islington NHS Trust
* All data taken from the 'Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education' survey undertaken by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA), looking at destinations of UK and EU students in the 2012 graduating cohort six months after graduation.


Faculty website

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