UCL Institute of Ophthalmology



We are part of UCL, London's top university and the best place in the world to study ophthalmology. Find out about our 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. Applications for 2022 now open.
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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)

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 new ways to assess vision.

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Summer schools

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 UCL Institute of Ophthalmology in partnership with Moorfields Eye Hospital.

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Virtual 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 help ophthalmologists, optometrists, nurses, trainee doctors, GPs and other healthcare professionals meet their career needs