UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This Master's degree is designed for medical professionals and scientists wishing to specialise in neuromuscular diseases. The programme provides a comprehensive education in all aspects of neuromuscular disease ranging from anatomy and physiology of the neuromuscular system to genetic advances and research, as well as clinical aspects of treatments and identification of neuromuscular diseases.

Course Modules

Core modules: cellular and molecular mechanisms of disease; motoneurons, neuromuscular junctions and associated diseases; peripheral nerves and associated diseases; research methods and critical appraisal; skeletal muscle and associated diseases. Options: advanced genetic technologies and clinical applications; paediatric musculoskeletal physiotherapy; paediatric neurodevelopmental physiotherapy.

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 (such as neuroscience, pharmacy, anatomy and physiology), nursing and physiotherapy, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Applicants with degrees in other disciplines and/or relevant work experience 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
5 years
Variable
MSc (Postgraduate)
1 year
Full Time
PgCert
2 years
Variable
PgCert
1 year
Full Time
PgDip
5 years
Variable
PgDip