UCL Division of Biosciences


Postgraduate new

We offer an unparalleled range of research-led postgraduates programmes with access to world-renowned facilities.

The UCL Division of Biosciences is one of the largest and most active research environments for basic biological and biomedical research in the UK. We have particular Research strengths in structural and molecular biology, evolutionary biology, genetics, ecology, cell biology, development and neuroscience.

This research activity is an ideal environment in which to undertake a Masters level degree and with over 400 PhD and Masters students registered in Biosciences, a lively and exciting experience is ensured


MSc Biodiversity and Global Change

This new MSc focuses on the evolutionary and ecological processes that underpin biodiversity.

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MSc Biomedical Sciences

Enjoy a broad learning experience and choose your taught modules and research opportunities.

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MSc Genetics of Human Disease

Gain an in-depth knowledge of molecular genetics, quantitative and statistical genetics and human disease.

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MSc Neuroscience

This cutting-edge neuroscience programme is delivered by internationally recognised researchers.

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MRes Biodiversity, Evolution & Conservation

This research-led programme is run in collaboration with the Institute of Zoology and the Natural History Museum.

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MRes in Biosciences

Undertake a major research project and gain in-depth knowledge in your selected Biosciences subject.