UCL Institute of Clinical Trials and Methodology


Institute of Clinical Trials and Methodology

The Institute of Clinical Trials and Methodology is a centre of excellence for clinical trials, meta-analysis and epidemiological studies. It has a particular focus on developing and delivering innovations in methodology that improve and enhance these studies.

The Institute is a pre-eminent centre for clinical trials and the largest of its kind in Europe. It is part of the Faculty of Population Health Sciences in the School of Life and Medical Sciences, and is comprised of four clinical trials units:

ICTM trials units conduct studies into a number of disease areas. We offer taught and research graduate degree programmes, including an online MSc in Clinical Trials and MSc in Statistics for Clinical Trials. We also offer short courses in key aspects of clinical trials to those already working in the field. 

Study here


The ICTM offers postgraduate taught and research degrees, and ICTM staff also teach on undergraduate programmes.

Apply now for a place in our taught in our graduate programmes in Clinical Trials.

We also offer a number of short courses in clinical trials conduct and methodology to trialists at UCL and at other institutions.

Find out more about ICTM education and training provision

Research at ICTM


ICTM trials teams conduct studies across a range of disease areas:

The ICTM also conducts research in developing and delivering innovations in trials methodology.

ICTM News and Events

News & Events

See our events calendar for open days, lectures, and short courses.

We offer a number of short courses throughout the year to ensure that ICTM staff working on clinical trials are properly trained, and also to share the expertise of our staff with those working on clinical trials outside of ICTM.


If you are a researcher who would like to work with an ICTM clinical trials unit, please contact us.


The Institute of Clinical Trials and Methodology is the largest concentration of triallists in Europe, employing the best scientific minds across the broad field of clinical trials, working together towards improved health for all. View our staff.

About ICTM

The Institute of Clinical Trials and Methodology was established on 1 August 2014. Find out more about ICTM.