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Anthropology MPhil/PhD Faculty of Social and Historical Sciences | Anthropology An Anthropology MPhil/PhD means being an unrivalled expert on human life, culture, society, ecology, biology, or some combination of those. Sustained fieldwork is normally required and graduates of this programme specialise in a wide range of...
Applied Health Research MPhil/PhD Faculty of Population Health Sciences | Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care Our PhD programme aims to equip the next generation of experts with the necessary tools to address major 21st-century health challenges and deliver real-world impact.
Architectural and Urban History and Theory MPhil/PhD Faculty of the Built Environment | Bartlett School of Architecture This programme allows you to conduct an exhaustive, original and creative piece of research into an area of your own selection and definition. The range of research topics undertaken is broad, but most explore the history and theory of...
Architectural Design MPhil/PhD Faculty of the Built Environment | Bartlett School of Architecture This programme encourages the development of architectural research through the combination of designing and writing. You present a thesis consisting of a project and a text that share a research theme and a productive relationship. The project...
Architectural Practice MPhil/PhD Faculty of the Built Environment | Bartlett School of Architecture This new doctoral programme encourages the development of architectural research through a combination of designing and writing about applied ‘real-world’ projects that candidates are engaged upon through their own professional practice.
Architectural Space and Computation MPhil/PhD Faculty of the Built Environment | Bartlett School of Architecture With its empirical base, this programme is aimed at researchers seeking to advance knowledge by studying the relations between spatial patterns and social outcomes, and between architectural design knowledge and computation.
Architecture and Digital Theory MPhil/PhD Faculty of the Built Environment | Bartlett School of Architecture This programme allows students to produce original research in areas related to computational tools applied to design, regardless of scale, historical time frame or methodological approach.
Artificial Intelligence Enabled Healthcare MRes + MPhil/PhD Faculty of Population Health Sciences | Institute of Health Informatics Artificial Intelligence (AI) has the potential to transform health and healthcare systems globally, yet few individuals have the required skills and training. To address this challenge, our Centre For Doctoral Training (CDT) in AI-Enabled...
Behavioural Science and Health MPhil/PhD Faculty of Population Health Sciences | Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care The aim of our MPhil/PhD in Behavioural Science and Health is to equip the next generation of experts with the tools to address major 21st century health challenges and deliver real-world impact.
Biochemical Engineering and Bioprocess Leadership EngD Faculty of Engineering Sciences | Biochemical Engineering The EngD programme provides unique opportunities to explore novel science and engineering in a manufacturing and business context relevant to future careers in the international bioindustry. It will equip graduates with the necessary research...
Biochemical Engineering MPhil/PhD Faculty of Engineering Sciences | Biochemical Engineering The UCL Advanced Centre for Biochemical Engineering trains the bioprocess engineering leaders of the future who will underpin the translation of new scientific advances into safe, selective and manufacturable therapies for often currently...
Cancer Institute MPhil/PhD Faculty of Medical Sciences | Cancer Institute A full or part-time research degree at the UCL Cancer Institute offers an unrivalled foundation for building a career in cancer. World-class facilities, expert supervision and wide-ranging training opportunities will give you the skills and...
Cardiovascular Science MPhil/PhD Faculty of Population Health Sciences | Institute of Cardiovascular Science An MPhil/PhD at UCL Institute of Cardiovascular Science (ICS) provides you with the opportunity to consider cardiovascular disease from the bench to the bedside. This programme will widen your horizons and bring you in contact with cardiovascular...
Cell and Developmental Biology MPhil/PhD Faculty of Life Sciences | Division of Biosciences Graduate students work with internationally renowned mentors and are immersed in research at the cutting edge of basic and biomedical science. You will emerge well-trained and well-rounded with outstanding skills that are internationally...
Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis MPhil/PhD Faculty of the Built Environment | Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis This programme is likely to appeal to students interested in modelling aspects of cities, social or physical, or in understanding the impact of new technologies on an evolving society. CASA gives students the opportunity to explore a wide range of...
Chemical Engineering MPhil/PhD Faculty of Engineering Sciences | Chemical Engineering Chemical engineering research integrated with basic science, offers great potential for bringing essential understanding and innovative technological solutions to the challenges of the future. To this end, we collaborate widely with various...
Chemistry MPhil/PhD Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences | Chemistry Studying for an MPhil/PhD at UCL Chemistry means joining a thriving department along with a large cohort of researchers working alongside academics and, potentially, industry. The department has wide-ranging links with science and technology...
Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy DPsych Faculty of Brain Sciences | Division of Psychology and Language Sciences This four-year full-time, highly selective professional doctorate aims to develop the academic, clinical and research skills needed to practise as a professional Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist, and will lead to the award of DPsych and...
Child Health MPhil/PhD Faculty of Population Health Sciences | UCL GOS Institute of Child Health Our PhD research programme provides excellent training, giving you comprehensive opportunities in fundamental and translational research of childhood health and disease. The UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health (UCL GOS ICH) aims to...
Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering MPhil/PhD Faculty of Engineering Sciences | Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering Students are welcome to join the Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering (CEGE) to engage in research and gain the award of an MPhil or PhD degree. Departmental research covers both the development and application of theory and...
Clinical Psychology DClinPsy Faculty of Brain Sciences | Division of Psychology and Language Sciences The UCL Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy) is a professional training course for Clinical Psychologists in the United Kingdom, and welcomes high-calibre candidates from the UK and abroad. The course provides a first-rate training in...
Clinical Trials and Methodology MPhil/PhD Faculty of Population Health Sciences | Institute of Clinical Trials and Methodology UCL Institute of Clinical Trials and Methodology (ICTM) is a centre of excellence for clinical trials, methodology, meta-analysis and epidemiological research. This programme aims to train and mentor the next generation of trialists and...
Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology MPhil/PhD Faculty of Brain Sciences | Division of Psychology and Language Sciences Our PhD students have excellent networking opportunities across UCL, nationally and internationally. On graduating, they progress to postdoctoral positions at home and abroad, work in industry or clinical, health and educational professions.
Comparative Literature MPhil/PhD Faculty of Arts and Humanities | Centre for Multidisciplinary and Intercultural Inquiry UCL is a global leader in the thriving field of comparative literature, building on the great strength of its well-established language-specific literary and cultural degrees. With its exceptional range of modern and ancient languages, UCL...
Computer Science (4 Year Programme) MPhil/PhD Faculty of Engineering Sciences | Computer Science The PhD programme in UCL Computer Science is a 4-year programme, in which you will work within research groups on important and challenging problems in the development of computer science. We have research groups that cover many of the leading...
Culture, Communication and Media EdD IOE | Culture, Communication and Media The EdD is a research degree for experienced professionals from education and related fields who would like to extend their professional understanding and develop skills in research, evaluation and high-level reflection on practice. The student...
Culture, Communication and Media MPhil/PhD IOE | Culture, Communication and Media The MPhil/PhD programme provides a route for you carry out a piece of research that will make a distinctive contribution to knowledge in the fields of education, culture and communication. You will work closely with your supervisor(s) to develop...
Culture, Communication and Media with integrated research methods training MPhil/PhD IOE | Culture, Communication and Media IOE, UCL’s Faculty of Education and Society offers world-leading doctoral programmes in education and related social sciences. Students will be taking four training modules in social science relating to methodologies and research in the social...
Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment EdD IOE | Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment The EdD is a research degree for experienced professionals from education and related fields who would like to extend their professional understanding and develop skills in research, evaluation and high-level reflection on practice. The student...
Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment MPhil/PhD IOE | Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment This MPhil/PhD programme provides a route for students to carry out their own research project: an investigation that will eventually contribute to the field of knowledge within the educational and social sciences. Students will work closely with...
Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment with integrated research methods training MPhil/PhD IOE | Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment IOE, UCL’s Faculty of Education and Society offers world-leading doctoral programmes in education and related social sciences. Students will be taking four training modules in social science relating to methodologies and research in the social...
Cybersecurity MPhil/PhD Faculty of Engineering Sciences | Computer Science It has long been recognised that cybersecurity is a ‘wicked problem’ – one that spills across disciplines, jurisdictions, and borders of all kinds. Our programme breaks with disciplinary tradition to rethink how we develop people equipped to deal...
DBA Health Faculty of Population Health Sciences | Global Business School for Health This DBA Health is designed to produce practitioners and innovators who can interrupt, design, develop and evaluate what is needed for improving healthcare management and health systems through an evidence-based approach.
Development Planning Unit MPhil/PhD Faculty of the Built Environment | Development Planning Unit The Bartlett Development Planning Unit conducts world-leading research and postgraduate teaching that helps to build the capacity of national governments, local authorities, NGOs, aid agencies and businesses working towards socially just and...
Developmental and Stem Cell Biology (4 years) MPhil/PhD Faculty of Life Sciences | Division of Biosciences This programme offers a unique environment with one of the largest and strongest concentrations of high-quality developmental and stem cell biologists anywhere in the world. For more details please see our departmental website: https://www.ucl.ac...
Developmental Neuroscience and Mental Health MPhil/PhD Faculty of Brain Sciences | Division of Psychology and Language Sciences The UCL-Yale Doctoral Training Programme in Developmental Neuroscience and Mental Health is a unique graduate program for exceptional students in the field of developmental psychology, neuroscience, and mental health. It brings together two of the...
Division of Infection and Immunity MPhil/PhD Faculty of Medical Sciences | Division of Infection and Immunity This PhD programme, available full-time or part-time, provides you with research training in basic and translational science from internationally recognised leaders in infection and immunity. Develop your research skills in world-class facilities,...
Division of Medical Education MPhil/PhD Faculty of Medical Sciences | UCL Medical School Medical education research is a rich, cross-disciplinary field of enquiry. On this full or part-time PhD programme, you will have access to high levels of pedagogical expertise for your development as a successful independent researcher. It will...
Division of Psychiatry MPhil/PhD Faculty of Brain Sciences | Division of Psychiatry The UCL Division of Psychiatry is a world-leading interdisciplinary centre for research into mental health and illness. We offer a broad range of possible PhD supervisors to help you gain the skills you will need for a career in mental health...
Division of Surgery and Interventional Science MPhil/PhD Faculty of Medical Sciences | Division of Surgery and Interventional Science Study a postgraduate research degree at the Division of Surgery & Interventional Science on a full-time or part-time basis. You will join a unique environment where surgeons, engineers, biomaterial specialists and basic scientists from a variety...
Dutch MPhil/PhD Faculty of Arts and Humanities | School of European Languages, Culture and Society UCL Dutch has one of the largest Dutch libraries outside of the Low Countries and hosts an annual Writer-in-Residence as well as regular research seminars by visiting lecturers and professors from the Netherlands and Flanders, ensuring close...
Ear Institute MPhil/PhD Faculty of Brain Sciences | Ear Institute The UCL Ear Institute includes arguably the greatest range of auditory scientists housed in a single institution anywhere in the world. This multidisciplinary environment provides a unique opportunity to undertake research and receive world-class...
Early Modern Studies MPhil/PhD Faculty of Arts and Humanities | Centre for Multidisciplinary and Intercultural Inquiry The Early Modern Studies PhD programme adopts a distinctively interdisciplinary approach, alongside a thorough grounding in skills and is underpinned by the unparalleled resources available to students on our doorstep in Bloomsbury. The literature...
Earth Sciences MPhil/PhD Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences | Earth Sciences UCL Earth Sciences is engaged in world-class research into the processes at work on and within the Earth and other planets. The department has strong links with resources and hazard risk industries, with most graduates finding employment within...
Eastman Dental Institute (Clinical Experience) MPhil/PhD Faculty of Medical Sciences | Eastman Dental Institute This four-year, full-time clinical experience MPhil/PhD is suitable for clinicians from all fields of dentistry. Hosted at the world-leading Eastman Dental Institute, this programme will enable you to develop and refine your clinical skills whilst...
Eastman Dental Institute MPhil/PhD Faculty of Medical Sciences | Eastman Dental Institute This MPhil/PhD programme at the UCL Eastman Dental Institute is available on a three-year full-time or five-year part-time basis. Develop your scientific knowledge and research skills in a world-leading academic centre for postgraduate studies and...
Economics MRes + MPhil/PhD Faculty of Social and Historical Sciences | Economics UCL Economics is a world-class academic department with a commitment to research excellence. The Economics MRes + MPhil/PhD aims to attract, educate and develop students of the highest academic calibre. Our graduates are employed by the world's...
Education, Practice and Society EdD IOE | Education, Practice and Society The EdD is a research degree for experienced professionals from education and related fields who would like to extend their professional understanding and develop skills in research, evaluation and high-level reflection on practice. The student...
Education, Practice and Society MPhil/PhD IOE | Education, Practice and Society IOE, UCL’s Faculty of Education and Society offers world-leading doctoral programmes in education and related social sciences. Our MPhil/PhD students undertake research projects, working closely with their supervisors to develop each stage of...
Educational and Child Psychology DEdPsy Faculty of Brain Sciences | Division of Psychology and Language Sciences The Doctorate in Educational and Child Psychology (DECPsy) is a three-year programme of professional training in educational psychology, approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and accredited by the British Psychological Society...
Electronic and Electrical Engineering MPhil/PhD Faculty of Engineering Sciences | Electronic and Electrical Engineering We have a large and vibrant community of doctoral students researching a broad range of topics in electronic and electrical engineering. Our graduates are in high demand, going on to careers in industry, academic research, and permanent academic...
Energy, Resilience and the Built Environment MPhil/PhD Faculty of the Built Environment | Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources The 4-year Energy Resilience and the Built Environment PhD programme trains graduates to pursue original research that supports the transition to zero carbon and the transformation of the relationship between energy supply and demand. Students...
English Language and Literature MPhil/PhD Faculty of Arts and Humanities | English Language and Literature One of the highest-ranking English departments in the UK, UCL English provides excellent opportunities for PhD students to study in the heart of literary London, with access to vast quantities of resources and research materials, and a high number...
Environmental Design and Engineering MPhil/PhD Faculty of the Built Environment | Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources The UCL Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering pursues a deeper understanding of the interactions between the built environment and human wellbeing, health, productivity, energy use and climate change. Our multidisciplinary research...
Epidemiology and Public Health MPhil/PhD Faculty of Population Health Sciences | Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care Our PhD programme aims to equip the next generation of experts with the necessary tools to address major 21st-century health challenges and deliver real-world impact.
European Studies MPhil/PhD Faculty of Arts and Humanities | Centre for Multidisciplinary and Intercultural Inquiry European Studies is an interdisciplinary programme which considers Europe in terms of its politics, history, literature, film, culture and thought. As part of the Centre for Multidisciplinary and Intercultural Inquiry, it draws on the expertise of...
Experimental Psychology MPhil/PhD Faculty of Brain Sciences | Division of Psychology and Language Sciences We offer a world-class research environment with a focus on behaviour and its neural underpinnings. Our programme helps students develop academic or complementary careers including clinical or educational psychology, and consultancy or applied...
Film Studies MPhil/PhD Faculty of Arts and Humanities | Centre for Multidisciplinary and Intercultural Inquiry UCL sits at the centre of the vibrant, multicultural and cinematic city of London. The university, which was the first to establish Film Studies in Britain, houses a thriving graduate research culture in the subject alongside remarkable resources...
Financial Economics MRes + MPhil/PhD Faculty of Engineering Sciences | UCL School of Management This is a joint programme between the UCL School of Management and the Department of Economics offering a unique education and research experience to give students an advanced understanding of financial economics. This highly selective programme...
Foundational Artificial Intelligence MPhil/PhD Faculty of Engineering Sciences | Computer Science The UCL Centre for Artificial Intelligence is host to the UKRI funded Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Foundational Artificial Intelligence (AI). The CDT provides training and is supported by a large body of industry partners to help the UCL...
French MPhil/PhD Faculty of Arts and Humanities | School of European Languages, Culture and Society UCL has a renowned tradition in both teaching and research in French dating back to its foundation in 1826 and continuing to the present day. UCL was the first university in the country to create a chair of French and this was one of the first...
Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit MPhil/PhD Faculty of Life Sciences | Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit Students at the Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit study toward a PhD in Theoretical Neuroscience and Machine Learning. You will network extensively with researchers at the Sainsbury Wellcome Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour and other...
Gender and Sexuality Studies MPhil/PhD Faculty of Arts and Humanities | Centre for Multidisciplinary and Intercultural Inquiry Gender and Sexuality Studies is an inter-faculty programme drawing on the unique breadth of disciplines for which UCL is renowned. The degree is offered by the Centre for Multidisciplinary and Intercultural Inquiry, and involves staff from the...
Genetics, Evolution and Environment MPhil/PhD Faculty of Life Sciences | Division of Biosciences Undertaking a PhD in the Research Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment (GEE) provides training and expert knowledge in a specialised field of research. As well as facilitating your studies, we also recognise the importance of...
Geography (practice-related) MPhil/PhD Faculty of Social and Historical Sciences | Geography As well as providing world-leading disciplinary and interdisciplinary research training, our programmes provide outstanding opportunities for networking across public, private and third sector organisations. With extensive experience in building...
Geography MPhil/PhD Faculty of Social and Historical Sciences | Geography As well as providing world-leading disciplinary and interdisciplinary research training, our programmes provide outstanding opportunities for networking across public, private and third sector organisations. With extensive experience in building...
Geometry and Number Theory MPhil/PhD Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences | Mathematics The London School of Geometry and Number Theory (LSGNT) is an EPSRC-funded Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) and is a joint venture between UCL, King's College London and Imperial College London. It offers a wide range of research projects in...
German MPhil/PhD Faculty of Arts and Humanities | School of European Languages, Culture and Society The German MPhil/PhD offers a tightly structured doctoral degree programme in a variety of research fields ranging from medieval German to gender studies to modern German film. Recent graduates from the programme have gone on to work in diverse...
Global Business for Health MPhil/PhD Faculty of Population Health Sciences | Global Business School for Health The GBSH postgraduate research programme is varied and interdisciplinary. It aims to develop cutting-edge, applied research for health and social care that may have international and/or fieldwork components, building on the expertise and network...
Greek, Latin, Ancient Middle East MPhil/PhD Faculty of Arts and Humanities | Greek and Latin UCL Greek & Latin has been ranked consistently among the top UK departments in the field over the last decade. Our flexible and interdisciplinary PhD programme prepares students for leading positions in the field, and we host international...
Haematology MPhil/PhD Faculty of Medical Sciences | Cancer Institute When you study a haematology research degree at the UCL Cancer Institute, you join a supportive and intellectually rigorous environment to develop your research skills, subject knowledge, and critical review abilities. Our excellent facilities,...
Health Humanities MPhil/PhD Faculty of Arts and Humanities | Centre for Multidisciplinary and Intercultural Inquiry The MPhil/PhD programme in Health Humanities offers students the opportunity to study with world-leading academics in the health humanities, researching issues related to health and illness from the humanities and social sciences in the vibrant...
Health Informatics MPhil/PhD Faculty of Population Health Sciences | Institute of Health Informatics Health informatics is the intelligent use of information and technology to provide better care, from big data to designing software used by clinicians, or apps used by patients. The vision of UCL Institute of Health Informatics is to conduct high...
Hebrew and Jewish Studies MPhil/PhD Faculty of Arts and Humanities | Hebrew and Jewish Studies The MPhil/PhD programme draws on the wide-ranging expertise of UCL Hebrew & Jewish Studies, the only department of its kind in the UK, and offers research supervision in most areas, periods, and aspects of Jewish studies. The programme prepares...
History MPhil/PhD Faculty of Social and Historical Sciences | History The MPhil/PhD programme in History offers students the possibility to study in the heart of London in a vibrant research community. Students will work with world-leading academics, gaining the skills to move into careers both within and outside of...
History of Art MPhil/PhD Faculty of Social and Historical Sciences | History of Art UCL History of Art is a leading research department. Our staff are prominent researchers in diverse fields and there is a thriving graduate community. On graduating, students pursue successful positions in academia, curating, and related careers....
Human Geography MPhil/PhD Faculty of Social and Historical Sciences | Geography As well as providing world-leading disciplinary and interdisciplinary research training, our programmes provide outstanding opportunities for networking across public, private and third sector organisations. With extensive experience in building...
Information Studies MPhil/PhD Faculty of Arts and Humanities | Information Studies We are one of the only departments in the UK with research programmes in library and information studies, information science, archives and records management, publishing, and digital humanities. As well as topics within these specific areas, we...
Innovation and Public Policy MPhil/PhD Faculty of the Built Environment | Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose The programme aims to develop the next generation of world-leading interdisciplinary scholars in the economics of innovation, innovation policy and its governance. A key goal of the programme is to prompt doctoral researchers to blend and...
Institute for Global Health MPhil/PhD Faculty of Population Health Sciences | Institute for Global Health Our MPhil/PhD programme offers students from a range of backgrounds the opportunity to explore topics within a broad global health agenda. The programme equips you for the diversity and demands of a career in global health.
Institute for Global Prosperity MPhil/PhD Faculty of the Built Environment | Institute for Global Prosperity When you join the Global Prosperity MPhil/PhD, you become a member of an exceptional group of students from across a range of fields: from business, technology and entrepreneurship, to policy, law and environment, all of whom carry out...
Institute for Women's Health MPhil/PhD Faculty of Population Health Sciences | UCL Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Institute for Women's Health The UCL EGA Institute for Women's Health (EGA IfWH) encompasses the academic team at UCL and the clinical team at UCL Hospitals (UCLH) NHS Foundation Trust, and accommodates a broad range of research, from basic to clinical and translational...
Institute of Archaeology MPhil/PhD Faculty of Social and Historical Sciences | Institute of Archaeology The UCL Institute of Archaeology is one of the largest and most highly regarded centres for archaeology, cultural heritage and museum studies in the world, as evidenced by its leading position in university league tables and National Student...
Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience MPhil/PhD Faculty of Brain Sciences | Division of Psychology and Language Sciences The Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience (ICN) PhD students are based in a truly interdisciplinary institute. The ICN is situated within the School of Life and Medical Sciences with staff members belonging to different research divisions and...
Institute of Neurology MPhil/PhD Faculty of Brain Sciences | UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology We are one of the world's largest, most productive and highest-impact neuroscience centres, with access to a patient population of over six million. Our research spans the whole spectrum of basic and clinical research into neurological disorders,...
Institute of Ophthalmology MPhil/PhD Faculty of Brain Sciences | Institute of Ophthalmology The UCL Institute of Ophthalmology is a vibrant learning environment in which to carry out postgraduate research. Postgraduate students are supervised by internationally renowned experts with access to state-of-the-art laboratories. Our close...
Institute of the Americas MPhil/PhD Faculty of Social and Historical Sciences | Institute of the Americas The UCL Institute of the Americas is a leading multidisciplinary specialist institution for the study of Latin America, the United States, the Caribbean and Canada. It acts as a focal point in the UK for students and researchers seeking to develop...
Interdisciplinary Societies, Arts and Sciences MPhil/PhD Faculty of Arts and Humanities | Arts and Sciences BASc The future of research and new careers will require strong forms of interdisciplinarity which intersect ideas from the sciences, social sciences and arts and humanities. Our exciting new PhD programme is a critical part of this vision providing...
Italian MPhil/PhD Faculty of Arts and Humanities | School of European Languages, Culture and Society Italian Studies at UCL is one of the largest centres in the UK, and our staff cover a broad range of specialisms. We have a strong tradition of collaborative relationships with other research centres and interdisciplinary consortia within UCL and...
Language and Cognition MPhil/PhD Faculty of Brain Sciences | Division of Psychology and Language Sciences We offer a world-leading research environment aimed at understanding human communication, speech, language and cognition. Students have the opportunity to study within a unique interdisciplinary group of experimental psychologists, linguists,...
Law MPhil/PhD Faculty of Laws | Laws UCL Laws has one of the most selective MPhil/PhD programmes in the UK, and produces graduates of internationally recognised quality. Ranked the top UK Law institution for research quality in the most recent Research Excellence Framework (2021),...
Learning and Leadership EdD IOE | Learning and Leadership The EdD is a research degree for experienced professionals from education and related fields who would like to extend their professional understanding and develop skills in research, evaluation and high-level reflection on practice. The student...
Learning and Leadership MPhil/PhD IOE | Learning and Leadership Our MPhil/PhD programme provides a route for students to carry out their own research project: an investigation that will contribute to the field of knowledge within the field of education and beyond. Research students engage with the academic...
Learning and Leadership with integrated research methods training MPhil/PhD IOE | Learning and Leadership IOE, UCL’s Faculty of Education and Society offers world-leading doctoral programmes in education and related social sciences. Students will be taking four training modules in social science relating to methodologies and research in the social...
Leverhulme Doctoral Training Programme for the Ecological study of the Brain (3 Years) MPhil/PhD Faculty of Brain Sciences | Division of Psychology and Language Sciences This DTP trains students in the interdisciplinary study of interactions between human brain function, behaviour and real-world environments. We bring together supervisors from psychology, neuroscience, geography, engineering, architecture,...
Leverhulme Doctoral Training Programme for the Ecological Study of the Brain MPhil/PhD Faculty of Brain Sciences | Division of Psychology and Language Sciences This DTP trains students in the interdisciplinary study of interactions between human brain function, behaviour and real-world environments. We bring together supervisors from psychology, neuroscience, engineering, architecture, education, and...
Lifelong Health MPhil/PhD Faculty of Population Health Sciences | Institute of Cardiovascular Science Based within UCL's MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing (MRC LHA), this programme is for students who would like to conduct research around the biological and social factors that affect lifelong health, ageing and the development of chronic...
Linguistics MPhil Faculty of Brain Sciences | Division of Psychology and Language Sciences The UCL Linguistics MPhil is the first research Master's degree in the UK with the specific aim of training students to a level where they can produce impactful research in theoretical linguistics, through dedicated Research Seminars and a...
Linguistics MPhil/PhD Faculty of Brain Sciences | Division of Psychology and Language Sciences The Linguistics MPhil/PhD programme at UCL provides excellent training for anyone intending to pursue an academic career in research/lecturing in the dynamic field of linguistics (or adjacent areas within cognitive science). It gives students...
Management MRes + MPhil/PhD Faculty of Engineering Sciences | UCL School of Management Our research programme offers a unique education and research experience to a small number of highly motivated students, with the intent of preparing them for scholarly careers at the highest level.
Mathematics MPhil/PhD Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences | Mathematics The department is home to many internationally renowned mathematicians. Our students go on to pursue successful careers in a variety of settings, primarily as postdoctoral researchers or in the world of finance. Excellent networking opportunities...
Mechanical Engineering MPhil/PhD Faculty of Engineering Sciences | Mechanical Engineering Outstanding science, strong industrial engagement, and tangible impact are all hallmarks of our PhD programme and of our research culture. Our students work and learn both in UCL's world-class laboratories but also in partnership with a wide range...
Medical Imaging MRes + MPhil/PhD Faculty of Engineering Sciences | Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering This degree aims to train future leaders in AI-powered medical imaging innovations. From undertaking next-generation medical imaging research, development and enterprise, to producing intelligent, radical healthcare innovations focused on either...
Medical Physics and Bioengineering MPhil/PhD Faculty of Engineering Sciences | Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering This degree is focused on a multi-disciplinary subject at the interface of physics, engineering, life sciences and computer science. The PhD programme involves 3-4 years (more for part time students) of original research supervised by a senior...
Medicine MBPhD Faculty of Medical Sciences | Division of Medicine The MBPhD allows students taking a five-year Primary Medical Qualification (MBBS, MBChB, etc.) to conduct a major research project and gain a PhD while continuing clinical tuition. The programme combines clinical training in medicine and research...
Medicine MPhil/PhD Faculty of Medical Sciences | Division of Medicine A full or part-time research degree at the UCL Division of Medicine offers broad research training opportunities under the supervision of academics who are world experts in their fields. Collaborative interactions between scientists, clinicians...
Molecular Cell Biology (4 years) MPhil/PhD Faculty of Life Sciences | Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology The Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology (LMCB) at UCL is dedicated to research aimed at understanding the molecular and cellular basis of cell behaviour relevant to human disease.
Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology MPhil/PhD Faculty of Life Sciences | Division of Biosciences The UCL Research Department of Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology (NPP) brings together scientists undertaking world-leading interdisciplinary research into the nervous system, from molecules and synapses to circuits and behaviour. The...
Oncology MPhil/PhD Faculty of Medical Sciences | Cancer Institute When you study an oncology research degree at the UCL Cancer Institute, you join a supportive and intellectually rigorous environment to develop your research skills, subject knowledge, and critical review abilities. Our excellent facilities,...
Optical Biology MPhil/PhD Faculty of Life Sciences | Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology The Optical Biology PhD programme will train future research leaders to answer fundamental questions in biology by exploiting and developing state-of-the-art optical techniques. The programme brings together life scientists, physicists, chemists...
Paediatric Dentistry DDent Faculty of Medical Sciences | Eastman Dental Institute The DDent in Paediatric Dentistry is a three-year, full-time programme providing comprehensive training in paediatric dentistry. We provide a mix of clinical and academic experience that prepares you for the challenges of modern clinical life you...
Pathology MPhil/PhD Faculty of Medical Sciences | Cancer Institute When you study a pathology research degree at the UCL Cancer Institute, you join a supportive and intellectually rigorous environment to develop your research skills, subject knowledge, and critical review abilities. Our excellent facilities,...
Philosophical Studies MPhil Stud Faculty of Arts and Humanities | Philosophy The Philosophy MPhil Stud is one of the pre-eminent UK research Master's degrees in philosophy. Over two years students complete coursework across a range of areas, and produce a substantial research thesis. Students completing the MPhil Stud have...
Philosophy MPhil/PhD Faculty of Arts and Humanities | Philosophy The Philosophy MPhil/PhD at UCL provides a route for students to produce a thesis of original research under the guidance of their supervisor(s). Those who have not already completed the MPhil Stud (or equivalent) are required to take graduate...
Physics and Astronomy MPhil/PhD Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences | Physics and Astronomy The Department of Physics and Astronomy at UCL has one of the broadest bases for research in Physics of any UK university. A UCL Physics PhD provides evidence of the type of problem-solving skills which are an ideal qualification for a further...
Planning MPhil/PhD Faculty of the Built Environment | Bartlett School of Planning The School is internationally distinguished within the planning field and offers a unique hands-on learning environment for students, involving interaction with some of the leading urban planning academics and practitioners, through close...
Political Science MPhil/PhD Faculty of Social and Historical Sciences | Political Science UCL's PhD programme in political science is one of the most competitive in Europe. Small cohorts receive extensive training to prepare for senior positions in research, teaching, or applied for work in government, international organisations,...
Primary Care and Population Health MPhil/PhD Faculty of Population Health Sciences | Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care Our PhD programme aims to equip the next generation of experts with the necessary tools to address major 21st-century health challenges and deliver real-world impact.
Professional Educational, Child and Adolescent Psychology DEdPsy IOE | Psychology and Human Development The DEdPsy is a three-year professional training doctorate programme that is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS). Successful completion of the programme enables...
Psychology and Human Development EdD IOE | Psychology and Human Development The EdD is a research degree for experienced professionals from education and related fields who would like to extend their professional understanding and develop skills in research, evaluation and high-level reflection on practice. The student...
Psychology and Human Development MPhil/PhD IOE | Psychology and Human Development This MPhil/PhD programme provides a route for students to carry out their own research project: an investigation that will eventually contribute to the field of knowledge within the educational and social sciences. Students will work closely with...
Psychology and Human Development with integrated research methods training MPhil/PhD IOE | Psychology and Human Development IOE, UCL’s Faculty of Education and Society offers world-leading doctoral programmes in education and related social sciences. Students will be taking four training modules in social science relating to methodologies and research in the social...
Quantum Technologies MRes + PhD Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences | Physics and Astronomy Quantum technologies involve the control and manipulation of quantum states to achieve results not possible with classical matter; they promise a transformation of measurement, communication and computation. The Quantum Technologies MRes + PhD ...
Risk and Disaster Reduction MPhil/PhD Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences | Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction Reducing the impact of disasters globally and humanitarian crises presents a huge challenge that requires co-ordinated and collaborative action. This programme is designed for PhD students who wish to improve humanity's understanding of risk and...
Sainsbury Wellcome Centre Systems Neuroscience PhD Faculty of Life Sciences | Sainsbury Wellcome Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour Our PhD will give you world-class training as a neuroscientist and launch an exciting career in academia or industry. Our students receive a comprehensive introduction to theoretical and systems neuroscience, as well as intensive training in...
Scandinavian Studies MPhil/PhD Faculty of Arts and Humanities | School of European Languages, Culture and Society UCL Scandinavian Studies offers supervision in a variety of subjects relating to Nordic language, culture and history. These include Nordic cinema, Nordic literature in a global context, the politics and history of modern Scandinavia, Old Norse...
School of Pharmacy MPhil/PhD Faculty of Life Sciences | School of Pharmacy The UCL School of Pharmacy is a world-leading centre for pharmacy education and research in pharmacy and biomedical sciences. The School has maintained this status over decades, being recently ranked 4th in the QS World Rankings by Subject ...
School of Slavonic and East European Studies MPhil/PhD Faculty of Arts and Humanities | SSEES - School of Slavonic and East European Studies The MPhil/PhD programme at SSEES offers students the possibility to study in the heart of London and benefit from multi-disciplinary expertise across the humanities and social sciences. Research studies will be supported not only by expert...
Science and Technology Studies MPhil/PhD Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences | Science and Technology Studies Research degrees are offered under two subject headings: History and Philosophy of Science, and Science and Technology Studies. Students may specialise in the history, philosophy or sociology of science, science communication and public engagement...
Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy DPA Faculty of Engineering Sciences | Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy Doctoral study at UCL's Department of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Public Policy (STEaPP) offers the opportunity to develop a career at the interface of science and public policy. The DPA is policy-orientated and cross-disciplinary...
Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy MPhil/PhD Faculty of Engineering Sciences | Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy Doctoral study at UCL's Department of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Public Policy (STEaPP) offers the opportunity to become a world-class interdisciplinary researcher at the interface of science and public policy. Students investigate and...
Security and Crime Science MPhil/PhD Faculty of Engineering Sciences | Security and Crime Science The department of security and crime science is widely recognised for the impact that its research has had on real-world crime problems. Consequently we have long established links with police forces, policy makers, academic research centres of...
Security Science MRes + MPhil/PhD Faculty of Engineering Sciences | Security and Crime Science The Department of Security and Crime Science is widely recognised for the impact that its research has had on real-world crime problems. Consequently, we have long established links with police forces, policy makers, academic research centres of...
Social Research (with integrated research methods training) MPhil/PhD IOE | Social Research Institute IOE, UCL’s Faculty of Education and Society offers world-leading doctoral programmes in education and related social sciences. Students will be taking four training modules in social science relating to methodologies and research in the social...
Social Science EdD IOE | Social Research Institute The EdD is a research degree for experienced professionals from education and related fields who would like to extend their professional understanding and develop skills in research, evaluation and high-level reflection on practice. The student...
Social Science MPhil/PhD IOE | Social Research Institute The MPhil/PhD at the Social Research Institute provides a route for students to carry out their own research project within a multidisciplinary and multi-method environment. Our research students engage with the academic community within UCL and...
Space and Climate Physics MPhil/PhD Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences | Space and Climate Physics UCL's Mullard Space Science Laboratory (MSSL) is the UK's largest university-based space science group. We offer a unique environment at the forefront of space science research and space instrumentation development, working closely with...
Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies MPhil/PhD Faculty of Arts and Humanities | School of European Languages, Culture and Society The Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies MPhil/PhD offers a tightly structured doctoral degree programme in a variety of research fields ranging from Golden Age literature and history to the contemporary Spanish novel, from Brazilian...
Speech, Hearing and Phonetic Sciences MPhil/PhD Faculty of Brain Sciences | Division of Psychology and Language Sciences Speech, Hearing, and Phonetic Sciences (SHaPS) is an international leader in the study of the perception and production of speech. Our graduates work in academia, industry, and the health and public sectors. We enjoy links to researchers around...
Statistical Science MPhil/PhD Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences | Statistical Science The automation of manufacturing and service sectors is facilitated by advances in computing; however, this transition towards data-driven decision making requires more sophisticated use of statistics. Analysing larger volumes of data creates both...
Structural and Molecular Biology MPhil/PhD Faculty of Life Sciences | Division of Biosciences The UCL Research Department of Structural and Molecular Biology (SMB), within the Institute of Structural and Molecular Biology (ISMB) conducts world-class research in the areas of modern biology, biotechnology and medicine, while providing a...
Sustainable Heritage MPhil/PhD Faculty of the Built Environment | Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources Sustainable Heritage is a field that has quickly gained recognition and value in the worlds of management, hard science and industry. UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage delivers sustainable solutions to real-world problems concerning cultural...
Sustainable Resources MPhil/PhD Faculty of the Built Environment | Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources The cross-disciplinary UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources conducts research, teaching and enterprise work on the sustainable use of natural resources, with a focus on the Sustainable Development Goals. Our strong links to industry,...
Translation Studies MPhil/PhD Faculty of Arts and Humanities | Centre for Multidisciplinary and Intercultural Inquiry At the UCL Centre for Translation Studies (CenTraS), we enjoy an international reputation for the quality of our research and teaching in a wide range of translation and interpreting-related subjects, as well as translation technology.
UCL Energy Institute MPhil/PhD Faculty of the Built Environment | Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources UCL Energy Institute delivers world-leading learning, research and policy support on the challenges of climate change and energy security. Our multidisciplinary research programme and strong industry links provide an excellent foundation for PhD...
UCL Interaction Centre MPhil/PhD Faculty of Brain Sciences | Division of Psychology and Language Sciences This is a cross-faculty programme in which students undertake postgraduate research under the supervision of academic staff who are leaders in their specialisation within human-computer interaction. Students often work collaboratively with...
Urban Sustainability and Resilience EngD Faculty of Engineering Sciences | Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering This programme provides students with the opportunity to tackle a challenging research problem identified by industry as critical to improving our urban environment and our wellbeing. The programme includes a taught element which focuses on...
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