Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering


Medical Robotics and Artificial Intelligence MSc

This MSc teaches the underlying concepts of Medical Robotics and Artificial Intelligence (AI), and how these technologies can be deployed into surgical environments and improve healthcare.

To find out core information about this degree, such as how to apply, entry requirements, programme length and cost, visit the UCL prospectus.

Subject area

The programme cover key topics such as data processing and data analysis using modern methods that rely on machine learning  and artificial inteligence (AI); surgical data acquisition, including an understanding of the devices used to capture surgical data (e.g. trackers, robots, imaging devices); robot kinematics, motion planning, control and navigation. 


AI and robotics applied to medicine is an exciting field that is growing quickly with global demand, from robotic surgery technologies to AI diagnostics. This unique MSc programme aims to train its students for careers in the fast-moving medtech industry, progression to academic research, or a range of other paths. Whether it is in a startup, a global company, a research institute or in the healthcare sector, futures in this field offer the chance to make a real impact and help transform medical technology.

The Department

The Department of Medical Physics & Biomedical Engineering is a hub for cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research. Students joining this Department benefit from its network of internationally leading research, learning directly from the research staff in this close-knit community.


Please note the module list is indicative, and may be subject to change.

Compulsory modules

Optional modules

Students choose 4 modules (60 credits) from the below list.

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