Research programmes

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  • FT / Full-time
  • PT / Part-time (over two years)
  • FX / Flexible mode of study available (up to five years)
  • DL / Distance-learning mode available


The UCL Institute of Neurology, together with the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, form the renowned national and international research and clinical centre known simply as “Queen Square”. The Institute is also a key member of the UCL Neuroscience community which is currently ranked second in the world, and first in Europe for neuroscience research (Thomson Reuters Essential Science Indicators). This means you’ll be studying at a world-leading institution, with access to some of the best minds working in the field today, with established opportunities for progression from Master's to PhD study, and on to careers in Neuroscience and Neurology research and clinical practice.

Taught and research programmes

Degree programme Qualifications Modes
Neurology MD(Res) FT2, PT2
Neurology MPhil/PhD FT3, PT5
Advanced Neuroimaging MSc FT, PT
Brain and Mind Sciences MSc FT
Clinical Neurology MSc/PG Dip FT
Clinical Neurology (by Distance Learning) PG Dip FX, DL
Clinical Neuroscience MSc FT
Neurology (for Clinical Trainees) MSc FX
Translational Neurology MRes FT

Student/staff ratios

  • 90 staff
  • 90 taught students
  • 300 research students


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Student View

"The neurology cluster at Queen Square means you can bump into world leaders in your field just by crossing the road."

Tara Noone

Degree: Advanced Neuroimaging MSc

Alumni View

"I was able to collaborate with a great international faculty as part of my research project. The collaborative efforts continue even to this day, for which I am eternally grateful to UCL."

Dr Suraj Rajan

Neurology PG Resident, University of Missouri, USA, 2012