Why study with us?
UCL is the top-rated university in the UK for research power (REF 2014), and together with the Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital, the UCL Ear Institute constitutes the largest centre for audiological research in Europe
We have the most influential researchers in deafness and hearing problems and audiology and speech language pathology in England and our research in this field is the most highly citied in the country (RAND bibliometric analysis)
In biomedical and health sciences, UCL is 1st in Europe for papers in the top 5% of their field by citation rate (2015-2018, CWTS Leiden Ranking 2020)
The UCL Ear Institute and Royal National Institute for Deaf People Libraries provide a collaborative housing of the largest library in Europe specialising in deafness and hearing loss
Our research covers virtually all aspects of modern auditory research, from basic investigations in biophysics, cell biology and genetics, through to electrophysiology and computational neuroscience and cochlear implantation surgery and outcomes
100% of our students are in graduate-level work or study 15 months after completion of their programme.
(Source Graduate Outcomes Survey published by Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA))
Partner hospitals and location
We are the only university in London where you can study a Masters in audiology. We benefit highly from our location in central London including forming partnerships with local healthcare providers:
We are partnered with the Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital, which houses the largest clinical audiology unit in the country
We work closely with NHS audiology departments and private hospitals to provide placement and observation opportunities for students
Our links with industry and healthcare providers provide our students with significant networking opportunities
Our central London location gives access to one of the world’s most vibrant, cosmopolitan and influential cities, ranked as the best city in the world for university students (QS Best Student Cities 2022)