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Slade School of Fine Art MPhil/PhD Faculty of Arts and Humanities | Slade School of Fine Art The UCL Slade School of Fine Art is one of the UK's most renowned university departments for fine art. We approach research as the practice of art and reflections upon that practice through methods that are experimental, imaginative and diverse.
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...
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...
Statistical Science MPhil/PhD Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences | Statistical Science An MPhil/PhD in Statistical Science obtained at UCL will equip you with the necessary research skills to thrive in the modern era of Big Data and Artificial Intelligence. Familiarity with state-of-the-art research methodology in a range of areas,...
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...
History MPhil/PhD Faculty of Social and Historical Sciences | History The UCL History MPhil/PhD programme offers students the possibility to study in the heart of London in a vibrant and diverse research community. Students will work with world-leading academics, gaining the skills to move into careers both within...
Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology MPhil/PhD Faculty of Life Sciences | Division of Biosciences The UCL Research Department of Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology brings together scientists undertaking world-leading interdisciplinary research in physiology and cell signalling in health and disease, the nervous system, synapses to...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
Information Studies MPhil/PhD Faculty of Arts and Humanities | Information Studies UCL Information Studies is 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. We can also offer unparalleled...
Comparative Literature MPhil/PhD Faculty of Arts and Humanities | Centre for Multidisciplinary and Intercultural Inquiry UCL is a 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 provides an...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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 international scholarly careers as management professors at leading, research-focussed...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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) at a department with a world-leading research reputation.
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...
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 ...
Chemistry MPhil/PhD Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences | Chemistry Studying for an MPhil/PhD at UCL Chemistry means joining one of the top departments in the UK, working with a large cohort of researchers alongside academics and, potentially, industry. The department has wide-ranging links with science and...
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...
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...
Clinical Trials and Methodology MPhil/PhD Faculty of Population Health Sciences | Institute of Clinical Trials and Methodology The UCL Institute of Clinical Trials and Methodology (ICTM) is a centre of excellence for clinical trials, methodology, meta-analysis and epidemiological research. This research degree programme aims to train and mentor the next generation of...
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...
Sustainable Heritage MPhil/PhD Faculty of the Built Environment | Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources Sustainable heritage studies the management and conversation of heritage as well as exploring how heritage can be a catalyst for social, economic, and environmental sustainable development. These ideas have quickly gained recognition and value in...
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),...
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...
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...
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...
Sustainable Resources MPhil/PhD Faculty of the Built Environment | Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources The interdisciplinary UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources provides evidence, expertise and training to respond to climate change, and to support sustainable transitions for people and planet. Our strong links with industry, policymakers and...
Global Business for Health MPhil/PhD Faculty of Population Health Sciences | Global Business School for Health The UCL Global Business School for Health (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,...
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...
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...
Sustainable Construction MPhil/PhD Faculty of the Built Environment | Bartlett School of Sustainable Construction With a strong multidisciplinary approach, PhD research at The Bartlett School of Sustainable Construction covers a breadth of topics related to management, economics and finance of the built environment.
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 your...
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...
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.
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,...
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 & 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...
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...
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. Students working in the laboratories are welcomed into vibrant groups of...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Cardiovascular Science MPhil/PhD Faculty of Population Health Sciences | Institute of Cardiovascular Science A full or part-time MPhil/PhD at the Institute of Cardiovascular Science (ICS) provides you with the opportunity to consider cardiovascular disease from the bench to the bedside, under the supervision of academics who are world experts in their...
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...
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 programme provides a first-rate training in...
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...
Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology MPhil/PhD Faculty of Brain Sciences | Division of Psychology and Language Sciences We are a world-leading department of clinical and applied psychological science. Our research focuses on issues of local and global importance and has real-world impact on the wellbeing of society. Our staff has extraordinarily diverse expertise...
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.
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...
History of Art MPhil/PhD Faculty of Social and Historical Sciences | History of Art By studying for your graduate research degree at UCL History of Art, you will join prominent researchers in diverse fields and a thriving graduate community. Our students pursue successful academic positions and curating and related careers. They...
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...
Philosophical Studies MPhil Stud Faculty of Arts and Humanities | Philosophy Immerse yourself in the world of academic philosophy through this programme designed to give you a rigorous understanding of the discipline. The Philosophical Studies MPhil Stud is one of the most esteemed research Master’s degrees in the UK,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 and MPhil/PhD programmes attract, educate and develop students of the highest academic calibre. Our graduates are employed by the world...
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,...
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,...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Finance and Technology MPhil/PhD Faculty of Engineering Sciences | Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering In a rapidly evolving world, new technologies present both challenges and opportunities that require innovative solutions. The Institute of Finance & Technology (IFT) is dedicated to meeting these challenges and harnessing the power of finance in...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 of its research on real-world crime problems. It has long established links with police forces, policy makers, academic research centres of excellence and security...
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.
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 economic and public policy, the economics of innovation and innovation policy and its governance. A key goal of the programme is to prompt doctoral...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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.
Security and Crime Science MPhil/PhD Faculty of Engineering Sciences | Security and Crime Science UCL Security and Crime Science is widely recognised for the impact of its research on real-world crime problems. The Department has long-standing links with police forces, policy makers, academic research centres of excellence and security...
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...
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...
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...
Physics and Astronomy MPhil/PhD Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences | Physics and Astronomy The Department of Physics and Astronomy at UCL is one of the top departments in the UK for graduate study and has a broad range of bases for research in Physics of any UK university. A UCL Physics PhD provides evidence of the type of problem...
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...
Social Research Institute (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...
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.
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...
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.
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 (The Guardian University Guide 2023 - English), UCL English provides excellent opportunities for PhD students to study in the heart of literary London, with access to vast quantities of...
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...
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...
Education, Practice and Society with integrated research methods training 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. Students will be taking four training modules in social science relating to methodologies and research in the social...
Science and Technology Studies MPhil/PhD Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences | Science and Technology Studies Studying for an MPhil/PhD at UCL Science and Technology Studies means joining a vibrant research community in an interdisciplinary department covering history, philosophy and social studies of science, science communication and public engagement...
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...
Sainsbury Wellcome Centre Systems Neuroscience PhD Faculty of Life Sciences | Sainsbury Wellcome Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour Students at the Sainsbury Wellcome Centre study toward a PhD in Systems Neuroscience. You will receive a comprehensive introduction to theoretical and systems neuroscience, as well as intensive training in experimental techniques, including...
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.
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 Doctoral Training Programme (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,...
Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit MPhil/PhD Faculty of Life Sciences | Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit The Gatsby Unit PhD programme was the first to combine theoretical neuroscience and machine learning within the same programme. Our mathematical approach for developing novel algorithms and tools to understand learning, perception and action in...
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...
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...
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