UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology



UCL is 1st in Europe and 2nd in the world for neuroscience (2021 National Taiwan University report). We are home to some of the world's most influential academics.
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Why study with us?

We are home to some of the world's most influential academics. By studying with us, you will have the opportunity to be part of the next generation of experts in neuroscience.

Postgraduate taught

Postgraduate taught degrees

We offer some of the strongest and broadest basic and clinical neuroscience programmes internationally, with particular strength in translational neuroscience. 

Postgraduate research

Postgraduate research degrees

We are one of the world's largest, most productive and highest-impact neuroscience centres, with access to a patient population of over six million. 

Undergraduate study at IoN

Undergraduate degrees

We offer an undergraduate elective programme to final year medical students from the UK and abroad at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, and an iBSc for 3rd year MBBS students at UCL. For 2024 we will launch a new Human Neuroscience BSc.


Continuing professional development

From dementia to stroke, choose from our range of short courses covering different aspects of our wide-ranging research into neurodegenerative diseases.

your career

Our alumni

As part of our neuroscience community, you will be at the forefront of progress in understanding the human brain and the biology of neurodegenerative diseases. 


Student testimonials

Find out what our students have to say about studying at the Queen Square Institute of Neurology.

Mission statement

Our mission is to provide the best quality learning experience for undergraduates, postgraduates and doctoral students wishing to pursue a career in neuroscience.


  • Offer the best neuroscience teaching via the integration of research and education
  • Become the leading destination for students seeking an education in the neurosciences
  • In keeping with UCL’s tradition of inclusivity, attract hard-working students who are globally diverse