Research course

Division of Medical Education

UCL - University College London · Division of Medical Education

Entry requirements

A primary medical qualification and Master’s level study, preferably in the field of education or medical education, from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Months of entry


Course content

UCLMS is committed to the research driven education and training of healthcare professionals. We have a wide range of research interests.

UCLMS provides the educational leadership and infrastructure for about 2,100 medical undergraduates and 120 postgraduate students. Academic staff at UCLMS have nationally and internationally recognised expertise in medical education. UCL Medical School has been ranked the top medical school in London, based on student satisfication data, for the past four years, and is ranked the third best in the UK according to the Guardian League tables fir 2015. The QS World University Rankings rank UCLMS seventh best in the world.

Department specialisms

Assessment Communication skills E-learning Equality and diversity in medical education Fitness to practise of doctors Interprofessional education Peer-assisted learning Professional identity Selection Medical revalidation Transitions Work-based learning.

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

UK students
£4,635 (FT) £2,315 (PT)
International students
£21,530 (FT) £10,765 (PT)

Funding opportunities available for students is provided by the UCL Graduate School.

Qualification and course duration


part time
60 months
full time
36 months


part time
60 months
full time
36 months

Course contact details

Dr Ann Griffin
+44 (0)20 7288 3157