UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

The course provides research'oriented and cutting'edge training in the study of dementia and its scientific basis, led by international leaders in the science and practice of dementia. 2 specialised pathways, in mental health and in neuroscience, are offered.

Course Modules

Current research in dementia; advanced treatment and management of dementia; core principles of mental health research; statistical methods in mental health; clinical neuroscience of neurodegenerative diseases; clinical mental health; practical neuroscience of dementia; higher functions of the brain; epidemiological and social methods in mental health; introduction to biological research in mental health; quality improvement in health care.

Course Additional Entry

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK university, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, in a relevant subject such as psychology, related scientific or social scientific disciplines, medicine, biomedical or biological sciences. Applicants from other disciplines with considerable relevant work experience of dementia will be considered on an individual basis. Applicants with a degree in nursing, occupational health or social work with relevant work experience and an interest in dementia can also apply.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £23,020  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £9,020  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £11,460  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £4,510  Academic year. First year home fees
5 years
Variable
MSc (Postgraduate)