UCL Faculty of Medical Sciences


Flexible learning for professionals - Online MSc programmes at UCL

The UCL Faculty of Medical Sciences offers a number of online master's programmes for clinicians, scientists and healthcare professionals from across the world to study and develop key skills to go further in their career.


At UCL, we are at the very forefront of medical discovery and innovation – the design, development and clinical application of novel biomedical technologies and therapeutic interventions is at the heart of our research mission. One of the many reasons UCL is Number 1 for Medicine in London and Number 1 in Europe for Medical Technology

As a world leader in medical and biomedical research we are able to see first-hand the directions in which medicine and science are moving and where patient and industry needs are growing. This knowledge ensures that we are producing and teaching some of the most innovative master's courses for clinicians and scientists across the world.

The following Masters’s degrees allow busy professionals across the world to benefit from our world-class research expertise and innovation, completely online. Each programme has been designed for those who seeks the flexibility to be able to study and progress in their field, from the comfort of their own home.


Our online programmes at a glance

MSc in Perioperative Medicine
Created by leaders in the emerging and exciting field of Perioperative Medicine, in partnership with the world-renowned University College Hospital London’s Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine. The MSc, suitable for physicians, surgeons and nurses involved in the care of pre and post-surgical care of patients, addresses the challenges posed by high-risk surgical patients and equips them with extensive knowledge in managing surgical care.
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MSc in Sports Medicine, Exercise and Health
Created and delivered in partnership with the state-of-the-art Institute of Sports, Exercise and Health (ISEH) delivers a thorough understanding of the key areas of sport and exercise medicine, namely diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal and sports injuries; exercise physiology; working with sports teams and at sporting events; and the promotion of physical activity to prevent and treat chronic disease. 
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MSc in Health Professions Education
Delivered by the world-renowned UCL Medical School and has been developed in collaboration with experts from the UCL Institute of Education, the NHS and from policy-makers such as Health Education England. Students on this multi-professional course are drawn from a range of healthcare disciplines, including medicine, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy and the allied health professions. Students will choose from a wide range of modules on engaging topics such as leadership, quality improvement, clinical simulation and teaching ethics & law, each component carefully designed to develop the ideal healthcare educator.
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MSc in Paediatric Dentistry
The world’s only online Master’s degree that provides further training in paediatric dentistry, designed to support working dentists in the UK and around the world. With high quality online content developed by academic and clinical staff from the world-renowned UCL Eastman Dental Institute and Eastman Dental Hospital, the MSc in Paediatric Dentistry will provide expert tuition in the areas of oral disease, trauma and behaviour management in infants.
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Pain Management MSc
For clinical professionals from all backgrounds involved in the delivery of acute, chronic, and integrated pain services in primary or secondary care. Combining cutting-edge research with an international reputation for clinical excellence, the MSc in Pain Management is ideal for anyone wanting to improve the lives of people living with pain whilst also accelerating their own careers in anaesthesia, neuromodulation or health management.
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If you would like to discuss further how an MSc from the UCL Faculty of Medical Sciences could take you to the next step in your clinical or scientific career, please contact fms.education@ucl.ac.uk to arrange a one-to-one virtual meeting with a Programme Director today.