Modes and duration
- Full-time: 3 years
- Part-time: 5 years
Tuition Fees (2015/16)
- £4,635 (FT) £2,315 (PT)
- £21,530 (FT) £10,765 (PT)
A first or an upper second-class UK Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate subject, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard from a university or educational institution of university rank, or a recognised taught Master’s degree.
English Language Requirements
If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.
The English language level for this programme is: Standard
Further information can be found on our English language requirements page.
Country-specific information, including details of when UCL representatives are visiting your part of the world, can be obtained from the International Students website.
International applicants can find out the equivalent qualification for their country by selecting from the list below.
Select your country:
- Amyloidosis and Acute Phase Proteins
- Cardiovascular Biology
- Clinical Pharmacology
- Clinical Physiology
- Connective Tissue Biology
- Diabetes and Endocrinology
- Drug Design
- Gastroenterology and Nutrition
- Intensive Care Medicine
- Medical Imaging
- Molecular Cell Biology
- Molecular Medicine
- Nuclear Medicine
- Obesity Research
- Respiratory Research
Research council studentships and fellowships are occasionally available for MPhil/PhD students. Opportunities may also exist for studentships funded by the Division of Medicine and the Faculty of Medical Sciences.
One scholarship is available to UK/ EU applicants to pursue MPhil/PhD research in the Centre for Hepatology; the studentship is tenable for up to three years.
Scholarships relevant to this department are displayed below. For a comprehensive list of the funding opportunities available at UCL, including funding relevant to your nationality, please visit the Scholarships and Funding website.
- £2,500 (1 year)
- UK, EU, Overseas students
- Based on financial need
- UK, EU, Overseas students
More scholarships are listed on the Scholarships and Funding website
Recent graduates have taken up clinical, academic, postdoctoral and scientific advisory positions in the public and private sectors, nationally and internationally.
Top career destinations for this degree
- Scientist, GlaxoSmithKline (2011)
- MBBS Studies, UCL (2012)
- Consultant Physician, Southampton General Hospital (2012)
- Modality Manager, Molecular Imaging, Siemens Healthcare (2013)
- Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School (2014)
UCL has an impressive graduate employment rate with approximately 90% of alumni in employment or further study six months after graduating (HESA, 2010). In addition to the immediate career prospects, alumni have progressed to positions in leadership in many areas including academia, the health services and industry.
The division runs several seminar programmes that attract high-profile national and international external speakers. There is an annual careers event for students, which includes alumni, industry, healthcare and scientific publishing representatives. In addition, academics in the division have numerous national and international collaborative links with academic and commercial organisations. Together these provide students with broad opportunities for networking and career development.
Why study this degree at UCL?
Medicine is a multi-disciplinary division within the UCL School of Life and Medical Sciences, combining excellent facilities with world-leading scientific and clinical expertise directed towards a better understanding and treatment of human disease. A fundemental aim of the division it to train and inspire the next generation of leading scientists and clinicians.
Students benefit from training in an environment which fosters collaboration across the interface between basic science and clinical practice within our associated hospitals, and utilises our extensive connections with the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. Together, these provide our students with an excellent educational experience and unrivalled opportunities for interdisciplinary research, networking, career development and employment across the biomedical and healthcare sectors.
Student / staff ratios › 289 staff › 74 taught students › 191 research students
Department: Division of Medicine
"UCL is highly central and a focus for other academics. Close collaboration across the three main universities with medical schools is excellent and London is a destination for many international visitors, which increases the sense of academic community in my discipline."
Professor Neil MarlowSubject: Professor of Neonatal Medicine
Application and next steps
Students are advised to apply as early as possible due to competition for places. Those applying for scholarship funding (particularly overseas applicants) should take note of application deadlines.
Who can apply?
For more information see our Applications page.Apply now