UCL Faculty of Medical Sciences


Postgraduate taught programmes

Study a master's in medical sciences at UCL and benefit from pioneering research, cutting-edge facilities and world-renowned partner hospitals.

Why study at UCL Faculty of Medical Sciences? 

  • In a world that's changing, you can change the world. From COVID-19 to cancer, UCL Medical Sciences is at the forefront of fighting the world’s biggest health problems.  
  • UCL Clinical Medicine is rated first in the UK for research power, with 80% of our submissions rated 'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent' (REF 2014).
  • Our students are hands-on in world-class facilities, from virtual reality to 3D bio-printing. Our connections with top partner hospitals and institutions include UCLH, The Royal Free, and the Francis Crick Institute.
  • We prepare graduates to go out and make their mark. From academia to the NHS, clinical trials companies to pharmaceuticals, our graduates enter the professions that match their passions.
  • Many of our programmes are mapped onto the training required for specific professions.

Featured Master's Courses

Working with industry and top clinical medicine and scientific minds, we have developed three new cutting-edge master's programmes.

Genetics and Multiomics in Medicine MSc

Taught by world-leading academics in genomics research, this MSc combines clinical and scientific expertise to train students to understand and interpret multiomic data.

Dietetics (Pre-registration) MSc

Develop clinical skills alongside research, leadership and project management expertise. Graduates will be eligible to apply to the Health and Care Professions Council for registration as a dietitian.

Aesthetics (Aesthetic Surgery) MS

Learn from world leaders in aesthetic surgery. Study at a world-renowned centre of excellence for Plastic Surgery and set yourself apart with a Master's in Aesthetics from UCL.

Browse our postgraduate taught programmes (MSc and MRes) below.

Cancer Institute

At the UCL Cancer Institute, you will be joining a scientific community dedicated to discovering new techniques in cancer detection and treatment that can make a real difference to the lives of cancer patients. 

Medical School

UCL Medical School offers a range of learning opportunities for all healthcare professionals looking to advance their careers in clinical and professional education and develop expertise at a world-renowned research and teaching institution.

Division of Surgery and Interventional Science

Many of these programmes give you the opportunity to discuss ideas with the worlds leading experts in their specialism and share your knowledge and experiences with peers from multidisciplinary backgrounds. 

Division of Infection and Immunity

A centre for teaching and research excellence in immunology, pathogen evolution and host-pathogen interaction.

Division of Medicine

The UCL Division of Medicine offers master's programmes with some common elements and some elements specific to each programme.

Eastman Dental Institute

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Translational medicine

UCL offers postgraduate programmes in Translational Medical Sciences.

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Online master's degrees

Our online master's degrees allow busy professionals across the world to benefit from our world-class expertise and innovation.

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GREAT Scholarship

UCL GREAT Scholarships are jointly funded by the British Council and UCL to provide financial support to citizens of Bangladesh, Ghana, India, Kenya, and Thailand.

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Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme

This scheme grants an overseas student from a low or middle-income country a full bursary to study our MSc Clinical and Public Health Nutrition.