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Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor's degree (or international qualification of an equivalent standard) in engineering or social sciences, or five years' experience of working in international development, design or assistive technology development. Applicants entering via the experience route will be required to attend an interview before being offered a place. For applicants without an engineering background, successful completion of an online preparatory course is compulsory. This will be delivered over the summer and will fully prepare applicants for the technical components for the programme.

If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.

The English language level for this programme is: Good.

Further information can be found on our English language requirements page.

Pre-Master's and Pre-sessional English

UCL Pre-Master's and Pre-sessional English courses are for international students who are aiming to study for a postgraduate degree at UCL. The courses will develop your academic English and academic skills required to succeed at postgraduate level. International Preparation Courses

Months of entry


Course content

The MSc Design, Disability, and Innovation at UCL is the flagship programme for the Global Disability Innovation Hub (, which brings together world leading expertise in disability, technology, and innovation from across the three founding partners: UCL, Loughborough University London (LUL), and the London College of Fashion (LCF). It naturally blends hard engineering and design skills with the necessary understanding of the global policy and societal contexts of disability.

Fees and funding

Please see UCL website for full information about fees and costs for this programme.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

+44 (0) 20 3370 1214