UCL Faculty of Medical Sciences


Postgraduate taught programmes

Study a Postgraduate Masters 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 is rated as the top UK university by research strength (REF 2014). 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. We’re extremely proud of connections with top partner hospitals and institutions, such as 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, and even the financial sector, our graduates move into a range of professions to match their passion. Many of our programmes are mapped onto the training required for specific professions.

Featured Master Courses

Working with industry and top clinical medicine and scientific minds we have developed three new cutting-edge Master's Programmes:

Genetics and Multi-omics in Medicine MSc

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

Dietetics (Pre-registration) MSc

As a UCL dietetics graduate, you will develop clinical skills alongside research, leadership and project management expertise and will be eligible to apply to the Health and Care Professions Council for registration as a Dietitian on completion.

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 Masters in Aesthetics from UCL.


Browse our postgraduate taught programmes (MSc and MRes) by institute and division 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. 

Cancer MSc

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.

Health Professions Education MSc
Medical Education MSc

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. 

Aesthetics (Aesthetic Surgery) MS
Anaesthesia and Perioperative Science MSc
Burns, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery MSc
Musculoskeletal Science MSc
Nanotechnology & Regenerative Medicine MSc
Orthopaedics MSc
Pain Management MSc
Performing Arts Medicine MSc
Perioperative Medicine MSc
Physical Therapy in Musculoskeletal Healthcare & Rehabilitation MSc
Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technologies MSc
Sports Medicine, Exercise & Health MSc
Surgical and Interventional Sciences MSc


Division of Infection and Immunity

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

MSc Infection and Immunity
MSc/MRes Experimental and Translational Immunology

Division of Medicine

The UCL Division of Medicine offers postgraduate masters degree programmes with some common elements and some elements specific to each programme.

MSc Advanced Biomedical Imaging
MSc Obesity and Clinical Nutrition
MSc Clinical and Public Health Nutrition
MSc Eating Disorders and Clinical Nutrition
MSc Clinical Drug Development
MRes Clinical Drug Development
MSc Dietetics (Pre-registration)
MSc Drug Design
MRes Drug Design
MSc Human Tissue Repair
MRes Human Tissue Repair

MSc Precision Medicine
MSc Respiratory Clinical Science

Eastman Dental Institute

Advanced Aesthetic Dentistry PG Cert
Conservative Dentistry MSc
Dental Hygiene MSc
Dental Sedation and Pain Management PG Cert
Endodontic Practice PG Dip
Endodontics MSc
Endodontology MClinDent
Endodontology (Advanced Training) MClinDent
Implant Dentistry PG Dip
Oral Medicine MSc
Oral Surgery MClinDent
Oral Surgery (Advanced Training) MClinDent
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery MSc
Orthodontics MClinDent
Orthodontics (Advanced Training) MClinDent
Paediatric Dentistry MSc
Periodontology MClinDent
Periodontology (Distance Learning) MSc
Prosthodontics (Advanced Training) MClinDent
Restorative Dental Practice MSc
Special Care Dentistry MSc
Special Care Dentistry PG Cert
Sports Dentistry: Oral Health in Sport MSc


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Translational medicine programmes

UCL offers a number of postgraduate programmes in Translational Medical Sciences.

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UCL Faculty of Medical Science research is leading the way when it comes to solving real problems and creating positive impact.

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Online master's programmes

UCL offers online Master’s degrees allowing busy professionals across the world to benefit from our world-class research expertise and innovation, completely online. 

Division of Medicine Bursaries

The Division of Medicine is offering 3 bursaries of £5000 each to students on the following programmes:

  • MSc Advanced Biomedical Imaging
  • MSc Clinical Drug Development
  • MRes Clinical Drug Development
  • MSc Human Tissue Repair
  • MRes Human Tissue Repair
  • MSc Precision Medicine
  • MSc Respiratory Clinical Science

GREAT Scholarship

The UCL- GREAT Scholarships 2021 are jointly funded by the British Council and UCL.

The aim is to provide financial support to citizens of Bangladesh, Ghana, India, Kenya, and Thailand.

Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme

This scheme grants an overseas student from a low or middle-income country a full bursary to study with us.

Eligible programme: MSc in Clinical and Public Health Nutrition