UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

Neuroscientists are discovering exciting ways to modify neurodegenerative disorders using regenerative techniques, especially stem cell and gene therapies. In this new programme world'leading vision researchers teach the complete process of translating discoveries into clinical applications restoring sight. This knowledge will qualify students for careers in a breadth of translational disciplines.

Course Modules

Developing translational research; masterclasses in translational and regenerative neuroscience; ocular cell biology; research in practice; translating science into the clinic; cost benefit analysis and health; genetics and epidemiology of ocular disease; introduction to visual neuroscience; microvascular biology; modern aspects of drug discovery; ocular development in health and disease; pharmacogenomics, adverse drug reactions and biomarkers.

Course Additional Entry

A medical degree or a minimum of an upper 2nd Class UK Honours degree in neuroscience, biomedical science, psychology or a related science discipline or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Applicants with a degree in another area, or experience in life sciences or pharmacology will be considered on an individual basis.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £24,400  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £10,130  Academic year. First year home fees