Frequently Asked Questions - Postgraduate Taught Programmes

What qualifications do I need to register for a Masters Programme?

To register for a Masters programme within UCL Biosciences you will require one of the following:

  • A UK first degree in an appropriate subject, awarded with first or upper second-class (2:1) Honours
  • An overseas qualification of an equivalent standard from a university or equivalent institution. You can look up the degree equivalency information by searching for your country on this page: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/international/countries

Are there any Scholarships available?

There are a number of scholarships awarded through the College - please see the scholarship website and follow the instructions there:

http://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/scholarships/ choose the gradute taught option

Please also check the relevant programme page for specific funding available for your chosen course.


I have independent funding - what can I do?

As long as you meet the minimum entry requirements, you are welcome to apply online and tick 'self-funding' in the funding section of the form:

Please complete an application form at: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/graduate/apply


I am an overseas applicant, will my proficiency in English be tested?

If English is not your first language we will require evidence of proficiency in English.

For full details about UCL's English Language Requirement please see this page: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/graduate/life/international

If you are required to take an English test you need to pass it at the "Good" level.


I'd like to visit UCL and find out more about the programs on offer.

You are welcome to attend our annual Graduate Fair:

http://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/graduate/gradstudyfair

You are also welcome to contact the university any time and request to visit, contact details for each program can be found on the individual course pages:

https://www.ucl.ac.uk/biosciences/masters/our_programmes

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