UCL Institute of Ophthalmology



Find out about the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology's taught programmes and short courses, most of which are run jointly with Moorfields Education, as well as our cutting-edge research degrees and Summer School.
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Postgraduate taught courses

Our postgraduate courses are aimed at medics, science graduates, and allied healthcare professionals who want to advance their knowledge of ophthalmology or prepare for clinical training.

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Postgraduate research (MPhil/PhD/MDRes)

Join a research project here and be at the cutting edge of ophthalmic and bioscience research. Led by world-renowned experts, our main areas of focus are ageing and disease, repair and regeneration, and ground-breaking ways to assess vision.

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Summer schools (Closed for 2020)

Experience what it’s like to work at the highest level in eye care. Over several weeks each summer, you can choose to study different aspects of the work we do at the Institute and Moorfields.

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Online and short courses

Whether you want to polish your microsurgical skills, learn more about retinal disease or brush up on FRCO exam topics, our short courses are designed to meet your needs wherever you are in your career. Aimed at ophthalmologists, optometrists, nurses, trainee doctors, GPs and other healthcare professionals, you can learn in a practical, hands-on way, online, or both.

Master classes in Educational Technology

Designed for members of the UCL and Moorfields communities, our series of master classes covers the latest trends in educational technology: gamification, virtual reality, personalised learning and social media in learning. Find out more

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