UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

The course tackles one of the biggest global health problems facing society today. It 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.

Course Modules

Core modules: clinical neuroscience of neurodegenerative diseases; current research in dementia; neurobiology of degeneration and repair; higher functions of the brain; research methods and critical appraisal; practical neuroscience of dementia. Options: advanced neuroimaging; advanced treatment and management of dementia; statistical methods in mental health; introduction to biological research in mental health; quality improvement in health care.

Course Additional Entry

A degree in medicine or a minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK university of an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard in psychology, biological sciences, biology, neuroscience, biomedical sciences, anatomy and physiology. Graduates from other scientific disciplines will be considered on an individual basis.

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)