UCL Faculty of Medical Sciences


Innovative Masters in Healthcare

The UCL Faculty of Medical Sciences offers a number of ways for professionals from across the world to expand their career opportunities through developing leadership skills in Healthcare. Our 7 Masters in Healthcare Programmes provide a wide choice for those looking to develop their healthcare leadership.


Leadership in Healthcare

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

We are constantly striving for innovative approaches to treatment that reduces the need for burdensome, invasive surgery. Treatment that is highly effective, yet targeted to the individual patient’s healthcare needs. Treatment that goes beyond the boundaries of conventional wisdom and rests at the cutting-edge of human ingenuity.

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 masters in healthcare courses for professionals across the world. Additionally, our cutting-edge research expertise ensures that the latest techniques are taught using the most advanced equipment. Finally, we offer innovative master's courses led by world leading experts, providing a truly research-based learning experience delivered by some of the greatest minds in science and medicine today.


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Experimental and Translational Immunology MSc

Study cutting edge of Immunology Research & Clinical Treatment at the UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation at The Royal Free Hospital.
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Respiratory Clinical Science MSc

This new Masters programme is designed to help become a world leader in the growing field of Respiratory Medicine – as a Clinician or as a Scientist.
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UCL Healthcare Masters Degree Options at a glance


MSc in Pain Management


Aimed at 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.
This MSc Programme is taught online.

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MSc in Perioperative Medicine

This programme been 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.
This MSc Programme is taught online.

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MA in Clinical Education

The  is delivered in collaboration with the world-renowned UCL Institute of Education (IOE) – number one in the world for Education. Students on this multi-professional healthcare masters degree 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. This MSc Programme is taught online.

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MSc in Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technologies

Focusing on the design, development and clinical application of novel rehabilitative and assistive technologies, allowing students to engage in research-based learning and work on real-world medical engineering projects which are driven by clinical need. The programme is delivered by the Aspire Create team, which is engineering the next generation of these technologies, in partnership with clinicians at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (RNOH). 

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MSc in Evidence-Based Healthcare


Designed for healthcare professionals who want to practice evidence-based healthcare in their own clinical settings. Learning from real-life case studies in the fields of general medicine, surgery, nursing, physiotherapy and nutrition, students create and compile the best available evidence for individual aspects of patient care and on completion of the programme will independently be able to carry out high quality systematic reviews and develop evidence-based practice guidelines to determine best practice. This MSc Programme is taught online.

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MSc in Clinical and Public Health Nutrition


Provides a comprehensive overview of nutrition in modern clinical practice and the application of evidence based nutritional support across the community. This course focuses on the problems of over- and under-nutrition, which apply to most developed nations as well as those undergoing rapid transformation. The programme offers specialised training in the clinical and scientific basis of malnutrition and obesity, and therapeutic approaches to correcting this in the hospital, community and educational setting.

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