UCL Institute of Ophthalmology



We are part of the UCL Faculty of Brain Sciences. We offer an extensive education programme, from taught programmes to research degrees to short courses, most of which we run jointly with Moorfields Education.
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Why study with us?

We offer a research and teaching environment ranked as world-leading.

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Postgraduate taught degrees

Aimed at medics, science graduates, and allied healthcare professionals, our postgraduate degrees will either advance your knowledge of ophthalmology or prepare you for clinical training.

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Postgraduate research degrees

As a postgraduate research student, you will be supervised by internationally renowned experts in their field, with access to state-of-the-art laboratories.

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Summer schools

Experience what it’s like to work at the highest level in eye care. Over several days each summer, you can choose to study different aspects of the work we do, 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 will help you boost your career.

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Student testimonials

Find out what our students have to say about studying at the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology.

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Spotlight on...

Meet our academics and teaching staff across the institute and find out about their research and programmes.