UCL Institute of Ophthalmology


Study at the Institute

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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.

Close work at the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology

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.

Summer school students at the UCL main campus

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 Institute and Moorfields.

Diagnostic equipment at the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology

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.