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)
MPhil/PhD: candidates normally require a minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor’s degree from a UK university (or its overseas equivalent) in a relevant subject.
English language requirement: Standard
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.
International applicants can find out the equivalent qualification for their country by selecting from the list below.
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Equivalent qualifications for Algeria
Several studentships are normally available each year.
More scholarships are listed on the scholarships website
Top career destinations for this degree
- UCL, Postdoctoral Research Assistant, 2011,
- King's College London, Cell Researcher, 2011,
- Hammersmith Medicine Research, Clinical Project Manager, 2011,
- University of Western Australia, Associate Professor and Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, 2011,
- University of Cambridge, Clinical Lecturer in Public Health, 2011,
Postgraduate students are supervised by internationally renowned experts in their field with access to state-of-the-art laboratories and equipment. In addition, our close partnership with clinicians in Moorfields Eye Hospital, who also contribute to our teaching, allows for rapid translation of basic research to address clinically relevant eye diseases and disorders.
Why study this degree at UCL?
The UCL Institute of Ophthalmology is the oldest and largest centre for ophthalmic treatment, teaching and research in Europe. The institute has been awarded the highest possible rating by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) during the last three Research Assessment Exercises (5**) and has received the Queen's Anniversary Prize for its achievements. As well as world-class research, we are involved in graduate training of research students and UCL undergraduate and taught graduate teaching, because future research is critical to our goal of improving sight.
Student / staff ratios › 77 staff › 57 taught students › 112 research students
Department: Institute of Ophthalmology
"A particularly valuable aspect of my degree is that I am part of UCL’s vast neuroscience community. This provides great networking opportunities and gives me the chance to learn from world-leading academics and experts in my field."
Seetal ChavdaSubject: Visual Neuroscience PhD
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?
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