UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This specialised postgraduate degree provides expert knowledge in all aspects of neuromuscular diseases and is aimed at professionals wishing to pursue a research career. Students undertake an extended research project in the areas of the pathomechanisms of disease and developing new treatment strategies in the field.

Course Modules

Core modules: cellular and molecular mechanisms of disease; research methods and critical appraisal. Options: students choose two of the following: advanced genetic technologies and clinical applications; motoneurons, neuromuscular junctions and associated disease; peripheral nerves and associated diseases; skeletal muscle and associated diseases.

Course Additional Entry

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant scientific or medical discipline, for example, medicine, biological or biomedical sciences, neuroscience, pharmacy and physiology, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Applicants with degrees in other disciplines will be considered on an individual basis.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MRes £24,400 ???abroad???
1 year
Full Time
MRes £10,130 ???home???
5 years